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[Q] Nexus 4 Damage Help

26th February 2014, 02:25 AM |#11  
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Soo, any suggestions?

clean all the contacts with alcohol (not the normal one, the other that i dont remember the name).clean all the corrusion that you can find,let your phone charge for some hours and try again
 
 
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clean all the contacts with alcohol (not the normal one, the other that i dont remember the name).clean all the corrusion that you can find,let your phone charge for some hours and try again

I've already done that.

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The next day I got some tools to open her up. There was pretty extensive corrosion to the motherboard, so using some alcohol I cleaned it all off, rinsed it, and let it dry. I also took apart everything else and cleaned any corrosion. The inside looks brand new.

Problem is the power button doesn't work, and the flashing fails. It looks like the flashing fails because the phone isn't unlocked. To unlock, I need the power button. Kinda stuck.
26th February 2014, 02:36 AM |#13  
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I've already done that.



Problem is the power button doesn't work, and the flashing fails. It looks like the flashing fails because the phone isn't unlocked. To unlock, I need the power button. Kinda stuck.

the golden contacts on the power button / mobo could be damaged, do a little short till phone turns on
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the golden contacts on the power button / mobo could be damaged, do a little short till phone turns on

How would I go about doing a short?
26th February 2014, 09:52 PM |#15  
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How would I go about doing a short?

touch in both pins, something that passes electric current(like a yarn,wires, copper wire, something that passes electrical current).its basicly what the power button does.
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