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My phone in salt water.

Around November i went to the beach. I was in the water for about 30seconds and realized my phone was in my pocket. i ran back to shore and tried to turn it on(stupid thing to do) then i put it inside my bag and left it there till i went home. when i got home i went online to see how cqan i fix it. i tried that alchohol thing and dried it but it didnt work. then i left it out for about 2 days to dry with out the battery. when i tried to turn on my phone the LCD light wasnt working. then i left it one more day. the phone was ok till it turned off. sometimes it turns on but the automatically turns off. i even tried putting it infront of a fan overnight. still doesnt work. since i cant charge it i always use someone else battery. recently my phone is eating up the energy from the battery really fast. now i put in a fully charged battery in and it doesnt want to turn on. what should i do now?? We were swimming in the wate at the beach and didnt realize the tide was coming up. My phone was sitting there so i guess the water just kept hitting it (along with my iPod and camera). Nothing will turn on now and I have tried drying them out and everything.

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Salt water is corrosive and even if you do get them to work again they wont work long....buy a new phone...and ipod and camera...

Posted on Jul 02, 2008

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If your cell phone gets into water...


Two differents situations can occur when you drop your cell phone in water: depends if it is salt water (beach) or fresh water (rain, etc). I use to repair cell phones for 6 years, and this is my best recommendation.
If the phone gets into fresh water, just remove the battery immediately, because the battery normally creates a short circuit inside the phone, then try without battery and if you can remove part of the housing, do it and put a small fan or a hair blower ( not too hot) aside the phone at least for 15 minutes continue, moving around constantly. This has to be done immediately, because the minerals in some types of water can cause bridges between the IC (integrated circuits), and cause malfunctions.
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Ok. Heres what happened to me:

I forget my LG Vu (CU920) was in my pocket and I jumped in the pool. I was in the pool for about 10 minutes before I realized. It was full of water. I took the battery out as soon as I realized it. HERES HOW I FIXED IT!!!!!!!!!

Step 1- I took it home, removed the screws on the back panel, and removed it. Now the entire back casing was off.

Step 2- I put the phone and battery (separate) in a bowl of uncooked rice. Sounds crazy but this absorbs all of the water. I left it in there for 2 days.

Step 3- After 2 days, I put the battery back in and everything turned on. Only problem was there was a big bubble in my LCD screen. I then took the phone apart further by popping of the front casing of the phone. I then try to get underneath the LCD to air it out, but I accidentally broke the LCD screen (inside the phone...not plastic outer screen).

Step 4- I went online and purchased a new LCD screen for around $40 from a cel phone parts website. I got it and installed it which was not too hard. You just have to remove all the visible screws (i believe there are 6) from the back side. Then pop off the front cover and the rest is pretty obvious.

Step 5- Put it all back together and it all worked again!

Step 6- My battery soon died after of all this...Im guessing from the water damage. I bought a new one online for around 20 bucks. Now the phone is good as new.

All in all spent 60 bucks and revived the Vu from water damage!!!!!!!!!

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