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Katana II likely water damage... Help!

I was riding my motorcycle and had my phone in my "water proof" pocket, a little water got in becuase I saw some drops on the screen when I opened it. It was completely black like it ran out of batteries, so I tried pluging it in and turning it on. I've gotten a Sanyo with a white background but it just stays like that for about 20 seconds and then turns off, it will turn on like that about 1/7 attempts.... I'm going to try to dry it, anything else I can do?

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  • njkraemer Feb 08, 2008

    Its gone from bad to better to worse. I got it to turn on again and stop the power flicker, but it wouldn't grap any signal. Then I was able to make 1 call with it, then it dropped it and wouldn't get a signal again. Now it wont turn on period.

  • squidums Mar 02, 2008

    I dropped my Katana II 6650 in a water puddle. I pulled it out quick and took the battery out and dried it. It looks and works like normal except that no on ecan hear me when i talk. i can hear them, i can text, everything. They just can't hear me talk.. suggestions???

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2008

    i spilt beer on my phone and ive tried to dry it but there is a lil bit of water in the screen it turns on but all it says is looking for services. 

  • Anonymous Jun 04, 2008

    My phone got drenched. Took the battery out, for a number of hours, blow dried it. It has gotten "better" but the buttons still do not work.

    I can receive calls, and make calls only if I have recorded a voice tag, then

    I can make calls through the bluetooth.

    Does the pad underneath the buttons still have to dry, or will it come back

    at all? I have read where people have put their phones in the oven and so

    on, but I am a little hesitant to do that since it does work some.


  • Anonymous Jul 10, 2008

    I went swimming with mine and Sprint Tech support told me to put it in some rice. I was told the rice would draw the moisture out. I tried that and I'm still having issues, but it did improve. May cure someone else.

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2009

    My phone got water damage too and worked fine for about a month occasionally dropping calls (even when I was in the Sprint store). However, the phone finally just kept turning off all the time and now won't turn on. Nothing is wrong with the battery, its been tested. The opening screen will come on but then shuts down. Any suggestions?



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I put mine in some rice.

Posted on Oct 01, 2008


Mine was drenched. tried the rice and the phone is better. however, it seems to be turning on and off in the middle of calls. any advice???

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Went swimming w/ mine and Sprint Tech Support told me to put it in some rice. They said it would draw the moisture out. I tried and got some improvement but I'm still having issues. May be worth a shot for you.

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When ever your phone gets wet you are going to want to dry it out that is the 1st thing you want to do and take the battery out set it out for a few days, from what it sounds like you might have to get the lcd replace. ca you still hear? make calls?

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