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By accident I dropped my phone in a bowl of water and

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Customer: hi, by accident I dropped my phone in a bowl of water and although it was in for less then 2 seconds and seemed to be dry after I dried it, everything does work on the phone except the headphone symbol is on and I have to connect earphones to make and receive calls. I have read what you put about moisture damaging it, do I have to take it for repair or is there anything I can do, this only happened this am and will it do dry out and reset itself???? hoping so :/ louse
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Customer: when I took phone out of water I dried it, and when I put battery back in headphones symbol on and phone rings but cannot answer without putting headphones in. .
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Cell Phones
Expert:  Michael replied 10 months ago.

Hi, I am Tech Michael a specialist expert in this field and I will be assisting you today. I am a Master Technician that's dedicated to giving you the best Answer possible.

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What you can do is remove the battery and the battery cover. Place the phone into a paper bag with about two cups of instant rice dry!

Close the bag and cover the phone with the dry rice. For three days shake the bag a little and wait. That shoudl which out all the moisture so your phone will work again;-)

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