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Phone Startup Failure

Friends My Phone fell into the water.Luckily i took it at once.Then i inserted the battery the phone started well.After drying it for 1 day i again switched on the phone now it says "Phone starup Failure please contact the retailer".What should i do?

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Its a big mistake , u did Firstly u remove the battery and contact a mobile shop retailer ....

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You can visit the below link to learn more about flashing of phones.



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