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post #11 of 17
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So i took took off the front plate of the phone but the screen still has a puddle of water in the front of it (does shaking work well??) and I'm going to leave it for a few days just to be sure anything else?
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post #12 of 17
the water is between the screen and the plastic casing? what phone is it?

leave it until that puddle goes away
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post #13 of 17
Yeah...honestly I think there's a good chance of it working as long as it wasn't ON when it went through the wash...Just give it like 3 days to fully and completely dry, I'd suggest some major shaking to remove water. The rice idea isn't bad either. Electronics like that can frequently work fine as long as they are totally dry before they are turned back on...or else you'll short something out.
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post #14 of 17
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the only place there is water left is in the screen. i think it was on but i took out the battery after i found out my phone went through the wash.
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post #15 of 17
if it was on in the washer it is dead, no matter what.
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post #16 of 17
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now i remember it died while i was at work luckily
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post #17 of 17
try and take it apart and let it dry out...
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