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I can understand you dropping it in the toilet because this phone is the sh*t!!!!!

Rice it out, good luck.
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Water isn't really the problem, it's the stuff in the water that is conductive. If you could put the device in distilled water, nothing would ever happen. What typically happens is the device gets wet, the water evaporates and leaves behind crud that bridges circuits and causes problems. Should I ever submerge a device my plan is to re-submerge it in some isopropyl alcohol to displace the water as soon as I can. While rice and other things will coax the moisture out of the device, the crud will still be left behind. Hopefully it deposits the crud in a non-critical location.
 
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Originally Posted by SysAdmNj View Post
I was skeptical about the bag of rice, but now the oven? Am I baking cookies





Seriously I lucked out, and like to live by that saying if it aint broke dont fix it. I'll try the bag of rice and carry it with me. No, I dont think I'll look like a weirdo lol.
For future reference if this ever happens to you again, do not power the device back on. Quickly dry it like you did pull the battery asap and put the phone in rice for twenty four hours as other users suggested. Most device failures happen when the power hits the wet electronics.
The oven thing isn't ment with the oven on, it's just a really dry place.

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