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Lost contact list from wet phone

I got my phone wet and lost all power. I tried everything to dry it but can't get it to turn on. Consequently, I lost my valuable contact list. Is there any place where they can retrieve it?

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  • Anonymous Aug 13, 2008

    That was the result of my trying to get a repair at Verizon - "toss it."
    However, I found a franchise service online, called CPR (cell phone repair) that has a 70% success rate for repairing water-damaged cell phones. I mailed it to them in Riverside Ca. and they called me in 3 days with a repair quote of $35 and they expect to fix it and ship it out in 2 days. I can get it back and transfer my contact list at a Verizon store. Too bad I spent $200 to replace it. Had I only known.
    But thanks for your input.


  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    I lost my phone i need help to retrieve ma contacts

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You can go to the Verizon store and they can try. However, it seems that it has been lost. Sorry

Posted on Aug 13, 2008

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Take the battery out and freeze it overnight it takes all the moisture out and it should start

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