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  • luhhren Apr 02, 2009

    dropped my phone in the toilet. whoops. my bad. its sitting in a tub of rice with a lid on it right now, i hope it still works.

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Well first off do not press any buttons, remove battery sim card and micro SD(if you have one) and just let it dry out, you can use a hair dryer if you want but id recommend you just left it alone with out the battery sim or micro SD in for at-least twelve hours. leave battery cover off as well.  If you see a "emergency download" screen come up then just take the battery back out and wait a few minutes and try again, the screen means absolutely nothing just keep trying eventually it will turn on and all data will still be on your phone...if anything is messed up it will be your touch screen. and then if your touch screen is screwed up there is pretty much nothing you can do except to buy a new phone...

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My sony erricson was upside down in a cup of water when i got out of the bath it was emerged for bout 2 hours it has dryed out but the buttond on the left hand side wont work 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..


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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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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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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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