Wet phone

Discussion in 'Samsung Fascinate' started by dustyewebb, Nov 27, 2010.

  1. dustyewebb

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    Help! My daughter dropped my facinate in the toilet! Is there anything I can do to get it too work

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    Some people say to fill a bag with rice and leave the phone in there with the batt out for a few days but I have heard conflicting views.

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    If you do put it in rice you can put it in a Stocking and then in a bowl of rice to help keep the residue from the rice from damaging the internals if it does dry out properly
     
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    Otherwise uncooked rice really does work for drying it out. That's the reason I got my Droid in the first. Place, I accidently sent my htc titan (verizonvx6800) through the wash, and while the phone worked after a few days of rice, the battery was toast. Only charged up a few times, then finally stopped accepting a charge at all.

    So even if it does work, I would use insurance to get a new one, or at least try a new battery.

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    Thanks! I will definitely try the rice.

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    Thanks for the help! Stuck the phone in rice overnight and now it works again! Hopefully for good

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