I dropped my v3m in the toilet a couple of weeks ago and so I took it apart and let it dry. The phone is working fine now with the exception of the backlight on both screens. If I hold the phone in the sunlight I can see the icons well enough to use the phone. Do I need to replace the LCD screens for the backlight to work again or is there a way to only replace the backlight?
I had the same accident with another phone make and model. I
replaced the battery and it worked fine. I figured this out
because my husband had the same kind of phone. When his phone had
my battery it would not work. When my phone had his battery it
worked just find. Fortunately, my carrier had a spare battery and
gave it to me.
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I dropped my phone in the toilet and surprisingly it still works. First I took the battery off and dried the phone and battery as much as I could. Then I took my blow dryer and a towel where I folded the towel in half and positioned the phone and the blow dryer under the towel and left it going for about an hour. The next day I took the phone and sat it in the sun until the inside moisture was gone. Then I charged it my phone has been working fine ever since and that was nearly two months ago.
I got my i870 from my sister a week ago, i got it for boost mobile but the ear speaker doesnt work either, i took it apart and i ordered the flip part of the phone which comes with the whole top section. It should work after i put the new part. it was only $26 off of ebay. the parts were only held up five screws. really easy but you have to be careful and gentle.
The first thing is to know if the phone dropped in salted or fresh water. If was in salted water, forget it, you let it pass so much time, but if was fresh water, try to open the phone ( get a Torx 6 or 8 screwdriver in home depot) and use pure alcohol with and old toothbrush and clean the mineral deposited on the circuits, gentle brush it and let it dry, then reasemble the phone a it will work perfect