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post #1 of 35
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So yea, I just left my Cell in my work pants, after having checked all the pockets...or so I thought.

Anywho, I've since removed the back case and the battery. And shook most of the water out. Should I just leave it apart and let it dry, and do ya think it will be fine?
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post #2 of 35
It could be, what phone is it. Also some batteries have a fail safe wet = kills battery
    
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post #3 of 35
I don't know.

But least it's clean.
 
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post #4 of 35
leave it apart and let it dry!!!!

my mom dropped her first phone in a lake, pulled it out before it sunk, pulled the battery and let it air dry, it worked fine. she dropped another phone in a running sink, pulled the battery, shook water out of it, put battery back in, turned it on, worked fine, called it, and fried it.

so yea, let it dry out on its own. thats your best bet.

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post #5 of 35
If it was on when it took the dunk, the likelihood is that it will be dead. If it was off, you have a chance. Just let it air out completely before trying to turn it on.
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post #6 of 35
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yea, it was on..but when I pulled it out, the lcd was still on...then I shut it off...
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post #7 of 35
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Originally Posted by BrinNutz View Post
yea, it was on..but when I pulled it out, the lcd was still on...then I shut it off...
Like stated before, take the battery out, and leave it in a warm, dry place. My friend used the oven when he did that with his phone. Don't recommend that...
    
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post #8 of 35
Use a hair dryer to dry it and then leave it for like three days. If your'e lucky it'll be just fine...
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post #9 of 35
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Ok, thanks y'all...Just gonna let it keep drying on top of my room heater for a couple days
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post #10 of 35
Having worked on the tooling for the housings I can tell you a few things...first, it is packed tighter than who-knows-what inside. Make sure to leave it sit for several days and do make it a warm spot...try on top of the refridgerator. Second, it may have seals inside that helped save it. Depending on the brand and how much truble they went to you may get really lucky.
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