Dropped my phone in the pool. When we retrived it we took the battery out and dried it. all was working well for about a week then recharging was needed. when I recharged the phone the phone keeps switching on and off - does not allow me to do anything
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you cant the screen is damaged 1st an likely the electronics . u can take the battery out an put it in a oven at 120 for 2 hrs. or freeze it , or put in bucket of dry rice .all these are a fairy story usually.
there are chemical to remove moisture . anything i an think of will require opening it an not a expected good outcome.
iv fixed few that were dropped in water. usually the battery was running an fried some components. once i dropped one in pool an it ran underwater an it was not water proof . go figure.
One time that happened to us tho it was actually dropped in a pool. We took battery out and dried it for a couple days. When we put the battery back in, it ACTUALLY worked. May not work for everyone or every phone but worth a try.
Try removing the battery, using a blow dryer to air everything out in battery compartment. If there are any tiny screws or way to open up the phone itself, open it up, and blow everything inside there too.
Let it dry out completely and then see if it will work again. My guess is no, because once the circuits get wet, they are pretty much damaged and irrepairable.
This same thing happened to me, except it was a toilet. My phone gave me the same message for about a day, but I put it under a reading lamp, battery out too, and let it sit for the night. When I turned it on in the morning it worked okay.
The best thing to do anytime the phone gets wet, is to immediately remove the battery. I dropped one into a pool. I took the battery out and let the thing dry for about a week. It worked fine until I got rid of it about a year and a half later. The key is to removing the battery. The moisture and power together are the lethal combination.
have talked with others who tried blow drying & then putting in freezer for few hours with phone & battery separate & yes the red normal after getting H2O damage shows the company out of warranty if you exchange phone through the warranty will be billed I think its like 110 or165 for At&t but if you call talk with them & tell them that phone stopped working screen blanked out & NO the red dot not there that it is white & ship your phone back when they receive it you will then be billed for it BUT when you call back in repeat OVER & OVER that when you sent it in that it was white & not your fault that warranty screwed up most of the time if you complain long enough you will get the charge removed :-) (work for cell company)
sorry to say this but a wet phone is ruined. You will have to take it to a tech at your phone server. They will either repair it or you will have to get another one. Water and phones do not go together at all. Sux.