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Cell Phone in water

Old 05-02-04, 06:30 PM
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Cell Phone in water

I was at a restaurant last night, and somehow my cell phone fell into a full glass of water. Now, my phone doesn't work...any ideas how to get it to work?
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Old 05-02-04, 08:36 PM
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The first thing to do would be to remove the battery and let it sit out for a few days to dry inside. Barring that, call your insurance company.
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Old 05-02-04, 10:23 PM
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I had a similar problem with my cell phone a while ago. I left it in my backpack which was soaked with rainwater. Then I tried it but it wouldn't work. I thought it was broken. But then I removed the battery and let the parts dry overnight. After it's dried, I put the battery back and it worked again.
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Old 05-03-04, 12:26 PM
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don't put it in the microwave!
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