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    Anyone good with phones? (Dropped mine in the pond)

    In need of help, dropped my samsung s3 in the garden pond for about 10 seconds. Phone was still working so took it apart quickly to let things dry. Switched it back on and the screen was flickering. Took it apart and has been left for about 4 days in pieces also left it in a bowl of rice to soak up any moisture I keep putting it back together and EVERYTHING works except the screen it won't seem to flick on. Speaker works, I can hear messages and emails going off but can't see anything. Got the misses to ring me and it rings and I even swiped it to answer the phone and that works. Just wont show anything on the screen. What do I do from here?


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    Either claim on insurance or try another screen, but be warned, they're about £100-£130 as changed some myself & you need to be patient & very careful not to brake any parts or you're mega screwed.

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    Sounds like the backlight not working.

    I dropped mine in my freshly dug pond a few times, also dropped it in the sink trying to text while shaving... lol.

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    Yeah that's the waterproof one from the cool advert

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    Quote Originally Posted by NHN View Post
    Yeah that's the waterproof one from the cool advert
    Its waterproof if the stupid little flap things dont pop open.

    because youre always opening them to charge mine has become loose so im scared to even try it haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by T3nnant View Post
    Its waterproof if the stupid little flap things dont pop open.

    because youre always opening them to charge mine has become loose so im scared to even try it haha
    They say my watch is water resistant but i wouldn't dare go swimming in it !
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    I dropped mine in the chip oil at the chippy whilst i was on the phone frying fish and i cleaned it up and dried it out and it has worked just as it good as it were new to this day. Nothing better than a good old Nokia.
    Anyway, Anybody fancy Fish & Nokia for tea ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Audi Dynamik View Post
    I dropped mine in the chip oil at the chippy whilst i was on the phone frying fish and i cleaned it up and dried it out and it has worked just as it good as it were new to this day. Nothing better than a good old Nokia.
    Anyway, Anybody fancy Fish & Nokia for tea ?
    I bet you dipped your Nokia in the batter first right Bernie?



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    Ahahaha Joe !
    The funny thing were though, i got it out of the oil and picked it up and the rep for the cash and carry i was speaking to was still on the phone and i could hear him speaking whilst he was sizzling away !
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    Quote Originally Posted by Audi Dynamik View Post
    Ahahaha Joe !
    The funny thing were though, i got it out of the oil and picked it up and the rep for the cash and carry i was speaking to was still on the phone and i could hear him speaking whilst he was sizzling away !
    Oil is thicker than water and i know as baby oil isnt conductive.. thats possibly why it didnt short out the board

 

 

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