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#858732 - 16th Feb 2014 4:43pm Toddler throws Smart phone into toilet
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I know wet phones have been discussed before, but does anyone have any ideas to save a phone. It has been put in a revive pack but still not working. Thanks

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#858779 - 16th Feb 2014 7:42pm Re: Toddler throws Smart phone into toilet [Re: paxvobiscum]
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The power being on at the time is the problem, it has the potential to fry a few circuits.

Try a similar battery incase that one is shorted out and is no longer providing power.
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#858793 - 16th Feb 2014 8:29pm Re: Toddler throws Smart phone into toilet [Re: Mark]
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Thanks Mark.Will pass info onto my daughter. Must admit battery never crossed our minds.

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#858834 - 17th Feb 2014 8:20am Re: Toddler throws Smart phone into toilet [Re: paxvobiscum]
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in the last year my phone has been in the toilet, in my pocket in a canal when my youngest daughter fell in and I had to jump in and also been in the washing machine. each time I left it on a radiator for a week to dry out before turning it on and its still working. as said above, when you turn it on wet it will fry the circuits. phone is still ok now.


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#858835 - 17th Feb 2014 8:49am Re: Toddler throws Smart phone into toilet [Re: paxvobiscum]
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remove the battery .put the phone in a bag with some rice for a week . try to power on after that


Edited by stumpyduck (17th Feb 2014 8:49am)

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#858897 - 17th Feb 2014 3:34pm Re: Toddler throws Smart phone into toilet [Re: paxvobiscum]
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Sorry to say but if the phone was switched on at the time the damage to the circuits will have already happened, not many modern smart phones survive a dunking.

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#858927 - 17th Feb 2014 6:26pm Re: Toddler throws Smart phone into toilet [Re: beanie65]
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#858955 - 17th Feb 2014 7:17pm Re: Toddler throws Smart phone into toilet [Re: stumpyduck]
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Originally Posted By: stumpyduck
remove the battery .put the phone in a bag with some rice for a week . try to power on after that


there's always someone who comes up with rice laugh

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#858957 - 17th Feb 2014 7:25pm Re: Toddler throws Smart phone into toilet [Re: mrhanky]
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