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Samsung A707 I dropped my phone in a puddle by accident now its red screening and saying download on the coverscreen do you know whats wrong

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  • ajacksona Mar 30, 2008

    i have the same problem. i dropped in a sink full of water. it also has a red screen and says 'download' on the front.

  • victoriam123 Apr 20, 2008

    same thing,

    i dont know what to do.

    if you know please tell me.

    i dropped it in the hot tub and now the screen is red

    and the cover is saying download.

  • dconegirl May 20, 2008

    I just wiped the screen off with a kleenex.....no water and now I have a red screen and a 'download' message....What can I do to get this back working?

  • neiljcrump May 27, 2008

    the phone barely got wet, now the screen is red, and it says download on the front screen.

  • rvman41 Aug 10, 2008

    red screen

  • gwenp Aug 31, 2008

    Same here but I dropped mine in the toilet. YUCK!!

  • Anonymous Oct 02, 2008

    mee too.! i dropped mine in a stupied puddle and now it doesnt work

  • keekae Dec 27, 2008

    dropped my phone in water now it has a red download display on the screen what can I do?

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I got my a707 wet tooo
I opened the back and took the battery and sim out

put your phone in a bag/box/case of uncooked rice.
leave it off and put the battery too
leave it in the rice for at least a day
mine worked after doing that

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

AT & T sucks

Posted on Sep 04, 2008

I have the same phone with water damage. i got mine to start working by disassembling the phone drying it and letting it sit for a week without the battery.

Posted on Apr 20, 2008

Well that means you have liquid damage and you have voided your warranty on your device. Your only option is to buy a new phone or take advantage of insurance if you have it!

Posted on Apr 07, 2008

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I left mine out in the rain and got the red screen inside and the download screen outside. I tried leaving the battery and sims card out for over a month so phone could dry out checking it every couple of days. Phone still game red screen inside and download screen outside. Forgot phone for about 3 or 4 months and used another phone. Just today tried phone again and it booted right up. All is working again. Guess it just takes a long time to dry out. I am bad about getting phones wet. Found a Nokia in a lake and it dried up in 2 days. Washed a Motorola Krazor and it took two months for the speaker to dry up. That is probably why I did not give up on the sync. Good luck with your phone!

Posted on Oct 21, 2008

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But if you hold the star key and turn on the phone you get the same message. and i don't have any water damage on the phone.

Posted on May 08, 2008

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