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Dropped in water

Hey i dropped my phone in water last night and i got it out and let it dry over night but now when i try to turn it on the screen wont come on but the keypad will

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  • jollyvinny Nov 09, 2007

    My Razr got soaked by ocean water when a wave hit me. It showed signs of life at first. I could make calls, just not see the screen. My Konica Minolta camera fared much better; I dried it with a hair dryer and after a day it completely recovered.

  • jlil12 Nov 12, 2007

    I had the same thing happen to me last night. I tried drying it out with a hair dryer, but no luck so far. My keypad illuminates, but nothing else seems to work. Do I have any hope? Again this just happened a few hours ago - perhaps it will dry out on its own? Please help.

  • shakiti Dec 01, 2007

    My phone was dropped in the toliet for like 10 seconds i let it dry over night and even put it in the freezer but all that will work is the keypad no screen display at all

  • Tuxca Mar 20, 2008

    Long story short, I was going to bed and threw my phone to the left of my bed... right into my glass of water. I've been reading and it says the best thing to do is to take the battery out and leave it face down in a freezer or paper towel. I've been reading into my warranty, and of course, it does not cover water damage.. the only thing is, my phone didn't even come with stickers >.>
    So please, just tell me what I should do. I won't get it repaired because it costs 75 USD and my insurance would replace my phone for 50, but still, I don't want to spend money! What are my options? So far I've taken the battery out (after multiple times of trying to get the phone to work), used a hair dryer ON 'COOL', making sure not to melt anything, and I put it in the freezer to set over night with the circuit board facing down.. Any tips guys?

  • Anonymous Jul 05, 2008

    jumped in the pool with my phone in my pocket just for a second or two and then took the battery out , did the hairdryer thing and keyboard lights up but nothing else. Any ideas?



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The water probably caused a short in the screen conector.
sorry but liquid and electronics just don't mix

Posted on Nov 07, 2007



I had the same problem, my phone got wet. We read somewhere online to put it in the oven on a low temperature setting... I have no idea how, but it works fine now! But i cant charge the battery with the wall charger, but the USB charger works fine!

Posted on Jul 07, 2008


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