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My phone fell in a bucket of water mixed with bleach and dawn dishwashing liquid. I dried it off with a blow drier , took the battery out and put the phone and battery in raw rice overnight and day. It started to work except the sceen is white and i can't see anything.What should i do?

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You need to try Silica Gel Packets to dry out your phone. There was a good article on associatedcontent.com that explains how to dry a wet cell phone, iPods, or any electronics.

You need to place your cell phone in a zip lock bag with Silica Gel Packets. Silica Gel will remove all the moisture from the phone and its components, something air drying will not do!

Just Google "Silica Gel Packets" and you will find several companies selling these products. There is also a web site called: http://www.SilicaGelPackets.com that has them.

http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/1028188/how_to_dry_out_your_iphone.html?cat=15
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You need to leave the phone off for about 42-72hours for the water to dry off competly and you can do this by putting the phone in a place where heat is generated for to dry up the water inside the phone.

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