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Water damage phone will not turn on just says download

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  • Anonymous Oct 01, 2008

    I have the same problem, I was using my phone in the rain yesturday, just a couple drops got on the phone, but it was enough for the water damage sticker on the phone to go. the one on the battery is fine. After that it would turn on, say downloading, and then go off again. eventually it turned on and was "working" except the middle column of numbers wasn't working, and the backspace key and the right option button didn't work. I took the battery out to let it dry out, and now it only goes to the downloading screen.

  • megan9753 Feb 01, 2009

    I dropped my phone in the snow for about 5 seconds and since then the phone (when I turn it on) only says "download" across the front and won't do anything else? This seems to be a common problem, but is there any solution? Thanks.

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2009

    i spilt a few drops of water onit, and it started too do things when i wasnt pushing anything so i turned it off n on again and now the touch screen doesnt work!!! :|


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