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  • clarethomo33 Jul 04, 2008

    it has water damage - i have put it on the boiler over night , it turns on but you cant push any buttons

  • Anonymous Jul 23, 2008

    my samsung d900 has been put in the washer by accident-all works except backlight on screen. i put it on the heater all night for about a week but no change. it was about a month the incident happened but it is still the same.

  • rosel88 Aug 09, 2008

    i accidentaly included my phone in the washer with all the bedsheets. I tried to let it dry under the sun for a day then tried to turn it on. The keypad lit up but that is about it. the lcd is not working too,



  • Anonymous Aug 16, 2008

    i went into the ocean with my Lg En v and dryed it but when i turn it on the lcd screen just turns on wtih a black screen?

  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    I Dropped My Nokia 7373 In a Puddle. It Turned On Afterwards for a little bit, but now it doesn't turn on at all. I Am going to put it in the airing cupboard tonight , anybody else got any suggestions ? Thanks

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Supposedly if you seperate your phone from the battery and put it in a sealed plastic baggy filled with uncooked rice, the rice will absorb all of the moisture in the phone. But you have to keep it in there over night. I dropped mine in the bath and it's currently in the bag of rice. I'm nervous to turn it on to see if it really worked, but i was told that it will. I have a pink LG chocolate.

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Where is the thing that turnes red

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Http://www.themotoguide.com/razrdisassembly.php it will show you how to take ur razr apart and just let it dry out for a day or too and it should work agian the guide says u will need a T5 and T^ screw drive a T5 will be hard to find i hope this help

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It is no display because it has been damage with water. even I open it after 20 hrs from the time it has been damage by water..


if the phone has water damage just throw it away nothing u can do it is garbage now.............

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It's possible that it's water damage. Usually thats the problem that I've seen when touch screens stop functioning properly. You can check for water damage by taking out the battery. There should be a little white box somewhere on the battery. But if that box is blue, then it is water damage. If you are not comfortable taking apart your phone, I would bring it to your nearest phone provider's store location and ask them to check if its due to water damage.

The good news is that if it ISN'T due to water damage, and it's just a software malfunction, they should replace it for free!

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My touchscreen doesn't work,


Usually when touch screen doesn't work, it's a sign of water damage. It's also possible that you dropped it at some point and ruined the sensors inside. But it's PROBABLY water damage. What you can do is bring it to your phone carrier's closest store and ask them to check if your phone suffered water damage. They'll open the phone up and look. If it is water damage, you'll probably have to pay for a new one...If you're insured, it probably won't be that expensive.

The good news is, if you bring it there and it ISN'T water damage, you probably won't have to pay anything at all for them to replace it. Hope this helps!

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It also coud be an area that does not receive signal and there is nothing wrong with the phone!

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Water damage?


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The most basic way to check for water damage is to open the back cover and take the battery out. Either on the battery itself or on the phone under the battery there should be a white square or circle. This is called the LDI (liquid damage indicator), if this is still white then there is no water damage. But if this is red or pink there is water damage.

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Nokia 1661 slight water damage - test mode


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Water damage. never been near water. we are told it was in cold weather and the condensation caused water to get inside.


Unfortunately water damage is usually permanent because it results in a short circuit which often fries the boards. However, if your electronics device made contact with water while OFF, fear not. It should still work provided that you wait until the innards are dry and the water evaporated. The water build up probably came from water condensation. If it hasn't fried, dry it out REALLY well and hope that it hasn't already been damaged. If you already turned it on without luck, then it looks like you have a broken iPhone on your hands. Sorry.

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Hey


When my screen got wet, I took it to Verizon. If your water indicater doesn't show any water damage they will give you a free phone no charge.
The water indicater is located underneath the battery, Pop the battery off and if the little circle is red there is no water damage.
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