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Got submerged for 3 hrs

My phone was submerged for about 3 hrs and after i had let it dry out it all worked except for the speaker which means i dont have any ring tones and the other ppl can hear me but i cant hear them, i was wondering if its worth getting the speaker replaced or if i may as well throw it away, thanks in advance.

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I had the same problem, sent the mobile back to where you got it from, i put my mobile in the washing machine but told the company that it was stolen and when i got it back it was damaged, they believed me

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Just have your speaker replaced. it is just a minor prob and it cost you lower than buying new unit.

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