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Phone [Q] Nexus 5 - no signal after water damage!

Hi! My Nexus 5 got water damaged during a hiking trip. When I came home I disassembled and reassembled it, and it started working. However, what I found out was that the phone got no signal to the cellular network. The carrier name shows up, and when I boot the phone, it ask me for PIN-code (which is accepted). When I go into settings where I can select which carrier I wan't to use, it shows all the carriers available, but I can not connect to any of them. Hope you understand my problem and thank you for all help
PS: Also, NFC does not work.
 
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Hi! My Nexus 5 got water damaged during a hiking trip. When I came home I disassembled and reassembled it, and it started working. However, what I found out was that the phone got no signal to the cellular network. The carrier name shows up, and when I boot the phone, it ask me for PIN-code (which is accepted). When I go into settings where I can select which carrier I wan't to use, it shows all the carriers available, but I can not connect to any of them. Hope you understand my problem and thank you for all help
PS: Also, NFC does not work.
Or reassembling went wrong or those parts are permanently damaged
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Or reassembling went wrong or those parts are permanently damaged
Could be true
 
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Could be true
You probably need to buy a new device because reassembling voids warranty
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You probably need to buy a new device because reassembling voids warranty


Or just buy a new cover for 25$ with NFC antenna ...
try reassembling the antennas or replacing them they are kinda fragile if you bent em'

MAYBE your in for a 100$ but it's worth tring it last time I check 16gb was still 350$ why not save one if everything else is working but two servicable glitches?

Edit: btw. warranty was void the moment it got soaked before the dissasembly/re part!
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When it comes to water damage...and something doesn't work after....to me its not worth messing with. You may have other issues you've yet to discover as well.

Time for a new phone. Why spend a bunch of cash just to end up realizing its a lost cost.

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Think I'll just buy a new phone. When I turn my phone off, it won't boot up again until I de and reassemble it again. Strange... Thanks for all help
 
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Think I'll just buy a new phone. When I turn my phone off, it won't boot up again until I de and reassemble it again. Strange... Thanks for all help
p.m me i'll buy the old one if your to trew it away!
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