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Alright, so a really long time ago my phone went through the wash(Original LG Rumor). It had all sorts of issues when I tried it after it came out but most of them have been fixed with the exception of a stickyed down power button, which I know I can fix. There is two major issues I am concerned about: 1. battery life. The phone dies while it's plugged in. I'm assuming I buy a new battery and move on, right? Second: MY MICROPHONE does not WORK. Not in phone calls, not in recording, not in ANYTHING. Is this replaceable? Thanks for any help.
    
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At this point there's probably not much to be done. Time to buy a new phone.
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At this point there's probably not much to be done. Time to buy a new phone.
That's what I thought. Thanks, REP+
    
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could have put your phone in a container of rice to dry it out....but yuh, buy a new phone....
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If your crafty you can buy new parts for it off of Ebay. That's what I did with my Samsung BlackJack a few years ago when I fell on the screen.
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could have put your phone in a container of rice to dry it out....but yuh, buy a new phone....
This, if the rice doesn't help its new phone time... finding replacement parts usually is hard for old phones and not worth the effort.

What are you looking for this time round?
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Sounds like a waste of perfectly good rice.
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