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Dropped into a glass of alcohol

My samsung a930 was inadvertantly dropped into a glass of wine. now it will not boot up. i tried using a new battery but the screen will not turn on. my question is...Is there any way to retieve my cell phone #s from the contact list?

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  • Cellular Blu Jul 15, 2008

    Mine fell in a swimming pool. Is there any hope? There is water in the screen. I tried carefully drying it with low heat with a hair dryer but its not even turning on.



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I know it sounds ridiculous, but take the battery out and leave the rest of your phone to sit in a dry place for a few days. you can blow dry it as long as you dont heat it up too much - use a cool setting or jsut be really careful. ive dropped the exact phone in water before and this tip from a friend worked. also, if this does not work, you can go to verizon and they have some tool to retrieve your contacts. i think it costs like $25 or something, but they should be able to retrieve numbers without your phone working, atleast this has been my experience. good luck!

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