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10th April 2012, 12:04 PM |#11  
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I wouldn't consider any method involving water, as the phone has at least one moisture detection strip inside it

Just cross your fingers and then Send it back and hope they fix it

unless you want a lump of flaming plastic avoid the microwave

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10th April 2012, 12:05 PM |#12  
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I'm not entirely sure that blaming HTC for this is exactly fair. Yes, the eMMC issue does catch a few people - but not many as a percentage. However, you chose to root your phone, despite all the very clear warnings that it would invalidate the warranty if anything went wrong.

I, and I suspect many others here, also made that choice - knowing that the benefits of rooting were huge and that the risks were worth it. I was one of the very first to root as I bought an XTC Clip before there was any software way of achieving S-Off - so I knew damn well that if I screwed up I had lost everything. If I had done then I wouldn't have dreamed of blaming HTC for what I had done.

I'm totally agree with you.
10th April 2012, 12:08 PM |#13  
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MICROWAVE IT LIKE A GREMLIN LOL


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10th April 2012, 12:14 PM |#14  
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I'd imagine that if someone got a usb charging cable... Cut the insulation off part of the cable.... Plugged it into a phone.. & electric outlet... Pour some (VERY LITTLE) water on the broken cable... The short should fry the phone... DON'T DO THIS! DON'T BE IN BARE FEET! WEAR RUBBER SOLE SHOES!

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10th April 2012, 12:25 PM |#15  
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I'd imagine that if someone got a usb charging cable... Cut the insulation off part of the cable.... Plugged it into a phone.. & electric outlet... Pour some (VERY LITTLE) water on the broken cable... The short should fry the phone... DON'T DO THIS! DON'T BE IN BARE FEET! WEAR RUBBER SOLE SHOES!

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your advising him to pour water on a live exposed wire? yeah thats not a good idea if you like being alive.
10th April 2012, 12:57 PM |#16  
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your advising him to pour water on a live exposed wire? yeah thats not a good idea if you like being alive.

I'm NOT advising anyone to do anything!

I'm just imagining what might happen to a phone ... If that happened.
Obviously, no one would be standing in the water.. And if the outlet has GFCI, like most bathroom outlets, the person would be protected...
Ever see a microwave explode... Gee, that's safe??!

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10th April 2012, 02:05 PM |#17  
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I'm NOT advising anyone to do anything!

I'm just imagining what might happen to a phone ... If that happened.
Obviously, no one would be standing in the water.. And if the outlet has GFCI, like most bathroom outlets, the person would be protected...
Ever see a microwave explode... Gee, that's safe??!

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Nothing would happen. The amount of current going through the USB cable is very minimal. Assuming that the water would even short it to begin with, nothing would happen to the phone at all since the short would cause the current to go back into the adapter, it won't even reach the phone. The adapter would most likely cut out the power supply going into the USB upon experiencing a short and go into safety mode until it is unplugged for a minute or so.
10th April 2012, 02:19 PM |#18  
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If you have the time to wait, do not send your device untill HTC is giving out update to ICS. There they will get back more devices bricked throug updating (Problem with syncing more than one app at once in market, ...)!
10th April 2012, 03:05 PM |#19  
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I've sent mine back and it came back fully repaired. No costs, water or microwaves necessary.

Just make sure not to send the battery or sd card.

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10th April 2012, 03:10 PM |#20  
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I've sent mine back and it came back fully repaired. No costs, water or microwaves necessary.

Just make sure not to send the battery or sd card.

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the best advice in this thread,why people are offering such idiotic advice is beyond me.
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