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I have dropped the phone in the water and now lost all functions on the key board

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Unfortunately, water is very damaging to a phone, and often voids your warranty for getting it fixed. There's even an indicator in some phones that turns from white to red when it gets wet to tell a manufacturer that the phone has been submerged in water.

Technically, you'll need to buy a new phone, unless your carrier is feeling especially nice in which case they may just give you a new one, or they may give you a new one if you can convince them the water moisture indicator is white and not red ;)

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