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By twist3d0n3, Senior Member on 15th April 2014, 05:30 PM
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Hi all,

my G got a pint of water spilt over it, and whilst it was still working fine after it happened, i turned it off and put it in some rice to dry it out for 48 hours. after that i plugged it in to charge and the led comes on, but that's it.

it's been charging for a day so far, but still can't turn it on. is it likely dead or could this be related to the battery issues that i've seen a lot of recently?

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15th April 2014, 06:28 PM |#2  
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It's dead, get a new one. Your nerves are not worth it bothering to fix it if that's even possible.
16th April 2014, 01:39 PM |#3  
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seems so. still no signs of life so buying a new one. such a pain in the ass considering the nano coating is supposed to protect it... guess mine just had a ****ty coating.
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You should have warranty right.. Go the service center. They might replace a new phone

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bootloader unlocked so that idea is down the drain unfortunately
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If it doesnt boot it may be too hard for them to bother checking bootloader so you migh get lucky. Try a wall charger sometimes when battery is 0% it wont charge on USB

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If it doesnt boot it may be too hard for them to bother checking bootloader so you migh get lucky. Try a wall charger sometimes when battery is 0% it wont charge on USB

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according to the little booklet that comes with it they don't offer anything with water damage. the phone is sold as it being water resistant, but not waterproof and thus it's not covered.

i've given up and bought a new one.
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