1. You want that $100.00 in your pocket or an Amazon Fire TV don't you? Well here's the deal. With our new updated look we are in desperate need of an updated logo. The 'old' one has certainly served us well, but it's time. Find all the details here: bit.ly/1q0k6Wa
  2. DroidForums.net is currently undergoing a major software upgrade. If you are experiencing any problems logging in please: Contact Us

HELP! HELP! Droid exposed to liqour! WATER DAMAGED?

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by JuliAnna718, Apr 12, 2010.

  1. JuliAnna718
    Offline

    JuliAnna718 New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 12, 2010
    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    HELP!!!!!
    Water indicators on phone & battery are white with red X's
    This past saturday at midnight i accidentally spilt Bacardi Grand Melon on my Verizon Droid. the screen was still lit perfectly normally but the touch screen was unresponsive due to the stickyness so i turned it off throughly cleaned removed the battery and put it in my purse to sit over night. the next morning i put the battery back in to check it. Everything was respondsive a flood or txts, voicemails ect. came in but when i pulled the light grey alert screen down to retrieve it i noticed the lower bottom half of the screen where it was mainly exposed had and almost stain like impression on it. everything was still visible but that area was darker then the rest. i didnt want to further damage it so i removed the battery once again and laid it out to dry until i was able to get home and put it in a bowl of rice. its been over 24 hours since ive turned it on for and extendend period of time due to i turned it on quickly today to check progress although i only check the main black motoralla screen and it appeared that the stain had shrank but is still there. IS MY DROID DAMAGED FOREVER??? i put the blow dryer to it for a minute or 2 today and yesterday and it is currently sitting in the dashboard of my car in the sun battery side up with the battery beside it.
  2. hookbill
    Offline

    hookbill Premium Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2009
    Messages:
    19,545
    Likes Received:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    N.E. Ohio
  3. NeverEndingXsin
    Offline

    NeverEndingXsin New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2010
    Messages:
    721
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Damn sorry to hear about your droid =( word to the wise if your gonna party, leave the droid at home. I hope you can fix the problem
  4. HarshReality
    Offline

    HarshReality New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 22, 2010
    Messages:
    383
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Indiana
  5. sc4fpse
    Offline

    sc4fpse New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2009
    Messages:
    343
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Don't drink and Droid! x_x
  6. dro
    Offline

    dro New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2009
    Messages:
    181
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Minneapolis
    Sounds like moisture got under the screen, it will get better. It may go away entirely, or you may be stuck with it. It might almost be worth it to just get it replaced (if you have insurance) since it will most likely be sticky forever from all the sugar in that crap. Also, I would stay away from heating it up by any method to dry it out, stick with the white rice. Droids do not play well with high temps. Finally, sounds like your wet sensors are ok. Upon activation, the red dye will bleed out into the white paper.
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2010
  7. JuliAnna718
    Offline

    JuliAnna718 New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 12, 2010
    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Thanks hook that thread really help me. i went and got desiccant silica packets from DSW and im putting them ina ziplock baggie over night hopefully it will pull the moisture out from the screen. & yeah i see what your talkin about with the stickyness the keyboard is really resistant now...
Search tags for this page
how to fix the water mark in a optimus g
,
how to get out red dye in water screen android damage
,
how to replace an lg optimus g screen that has water damage
,

how to tell if lg optimus has water damage

,
lg optimus g sprint water indicator
,

lg optimus g water damage

,

lg optimus g water damage indicator

,

lg optimus q water damage

,

lg optimus v water damage indicator

,
on the lg optimus pro where is water damage
,
repair water damaged lg optimus elite indicator
,
screen black on lg optimus g after getting wet
,
water damage for an lg android
,
water indicator on lg optimus g
,
where to find water damage markings on lg optimus g pro