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V3 got wet

My motorola V3 got wet as i was texting in the rain :S i thought nothing of it, and put it in my damp pocket, next morning i woke up and the keypad lights up but the screen remains black. ive removed the battery and put it on charge bu t still wen i open up the phone, the keypad lights up. what shall i do?!

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  • Chelsea Ritchie Apr 29, 2008

    I had sat my phone on the table not knowing there was a little bit of water on it i got it off as quickly as possible. Now the screen will turn white and it wont turn on. It does work but sometimes the screen will just keep turning white.

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    I fell in the lake (fresh water not ocean) with my Nokia, I took the battery and chip out IMMEDIATELY then dried the phone it with the hairdryer multiple times (even after I was sure it was dry). Even at the risk of overheating the phone. What have you got to lose? I didn't put the battery back in (don't want to fry the wet circuits) for another day or so but kept a three hour routine of drying with the hairdryer. Finally re-installed the battery (and the chip) It's been working perfectly for a year and a half since! If you dropped your phone into SALT WATER, that's much worse! Immediately remove the battery and then submerge it again in warm tap water to try to remove the salt. Rinse again, then shake it out and try drying it. AGAIN - What do you have to lose?
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Sorry to say this but a wet phone is ruined. You will have to take it to a tech at your phone server. They will either repair it or you will have to get another one. Water and phones do not go together at all. Sux.

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I fell in the lake (fresh water not ocean) with my Nokia, I took the battery and chip out IMMEDIATELY then dried the phone it with the hairdryer multiple times (even after I was sure it was dry). Even at the risk of overheating the phone. What have you got to lose? I didn't put the battery back in (don't want to fry the wet circuits) for another day or so but kept a three hour routine of drying with the hairdryer. Finally re-installed the battery (and the chip) It's been working perfectly for a year and a half since! If you dropped your phone into SALT WATER, that's much worse! Immediately remove the battery and then submerge it again in warm tap water to try to remove the salt. Rinse again, then shake it out and try drying it. AGAIN - What do you have to lose?
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Went swimming with phone got soaked...took out battery and sim...laid in sun looked ruined...came home charger worked.... powered on after charge but wouldnt stay on you could see water in screen grey and light was dark... keypad wouldnt work ... put on heating pad for night on high heat with battery out ..in the morning ran fingers HARD over keyboard after it powered on because keys still wouldnt work ... they started working as I did it now it works FINE like new ...heat is the answer and patience the heat hastens drying time

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Ok,
So my rich friend dropped his Razr Dolche Garbanna edition in some soap water, let it dry and gave it to me. It will turn on but every button opens the ring tone volume control except for the power button. it can get calls but can not answer them unless it is closed when the call comes in. any suggestions on how to fix this?

Posted on Jun 06, 2008

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Take out battery ! leave case open set phone on top of a lamp shade wire support with a 50 watt lamp No! larger turn on lamp for 2or 3 hours to dry out the phone . I had to this 2 times it worked for me

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I dropped my motorola v3 in the bath twice before and just the other day aswell. now it doesnt work. last time it didnt work 4 months so i bought a new phone. i checked it months later and it worked! now i hav 2 leave mine 4 a few weeks, laid out, battery out case open etc and itll be alright. it might take months 2 dry out, but once its completlely dry itll work.

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M8 water and fones dont go together.and drying the fone out could get it to work for a short time and then you will have problems my advice is try these guys they got gr8t tech sapport i know cause i abuse it on a dayly basis.and they very good at fixig waterdamaged fone http://www.mobilephoneservicecentre.co.uk/

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SOURCE: Motorola RAzr V3 - screen went black but key pads lights up

replaced the flexcable on the phone to have it fix

Posted on Jun 29, 2008

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SOURCE: battery charged but screen black...

take out the battery and gently squeeze the phone together, apply some pressure to the back area of the phone under the battery, I applied pressure with my thumbs slowly and moved around the entire battery compartment. I suspect the connector is loose to the display that connects some place behind the battery. It seems to have fixed my phone the display came back full brightness so far!!
Good luck

Posted on Jul 10, 2008

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SOURCE: TEXT SCREEN FREEZES

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