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My friend said that he has one that he dropped in water or something and it still turns on but it comes up with a msg and as soon as he presses anything to check it or cancel it, It locks up...Any Ideas? I haven’t seen this phone...but he said I can have it to do whatever I want with it...If I can't fix it I'm going to test the theory of weather or not if you throw them at a wall if they will get stuck or not...(Like in the commercials lol)

But Id like to play around and try to get a free phone first...
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See if the warranty on it is still good if so ask your friend if he has the receipt then return for a new one.
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has he let it dry out completely??
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Originally Posted by SerenityKill3r View Post
has he let it dry out completely??
Yeah, if he let it dry out COMPLETELY it would have turned on. Happened to me several times with various phones, including a razor. I don't know about the warranty though... Depends on how long he had it and if he has insurance and all that.
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Don't the new phones have some sort of patch behind the battery that changes colors when it hits water? If there is such a patch, warranty is null after that patch has contacted water.
    
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hes had it way to long for warranty...And ya hes let it dry out completely...It turns on and boots up right...but pops up saying new msg...then locks up...
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Don't the new phones have some sort of patch behind the battery that changes colors when it hits water? If there is such a patch, warranty is null after that patch has contacted water.
Buy broken phone with a batter tha has not contact water and put it in that phone?
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Well the thing about water is although it seems dry don't trust it.

I would say let it dry for a good 3 full days.

although it "looks" dry it may need more time
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well hes had it lying around for a week I believe....

I'm going to pop it apart and dry it out while its apart again...

Does anyone have any clue how to pop them apart (I'm at school)
I have to go to my other class now...but Ill check back tonight...Thanx all
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