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Timinator

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phones and water damage
« on: September 18, 2019, 06:16:31 AM »
So this happened to me Monday night.  I was super tired, away from home and had no other method to look on the internet to see "what the hell do you do in this situation"

Appears I didn't do step 1 which is turn it off and dont turn back on.
Its had over a day in rice so far .. had a look and the water damage indicator hasn't lit up.  next another whole day of rice before I attempt anything else.

sigh.

oh yeah and it fell in the toilet, and yeah not the best time ..
FML

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Re: phones and water damage
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2019, 08:19:32 AM »
That could've been a really....shitty....situation. Most newer phone can withstand a quick bath in water, so you might be ok.

I went swimming once and forgot to take my phone out of my pocket before. On the last day of a vacation. Before I could backup the pictures I took all week.

Hopefully it isn't dead!

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Re: phones and water damage
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2019, 10:33:06 AM »
Good luck.

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Re: phones and water damage
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2019, 05:40:01 PM »
Well that sucks. I thought the rice thing was an old wives' tale. Hope it works for ya! :)

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Re: phones and water damage
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2019, 09:53:47 AM »
Rice helps but is no magic bullet.

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« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2019, 09:57:34 AM »
Rice helps but is no magic bullet.

I hope not. Why would you shoot your phone, magic bullet or not?





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Re: phones and water damage
« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2019, 12:46:20 PM »
Rice helps but is no magic bullet.

I hope not. Why would you shoot your phone, magic bullet or not?





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Re: phones and water damage
« Reply #7 on: September 23, 2019, 05:33:34 PM »
Rice worked, first job was a backup ..