Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,732,073 Members 41,196 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

Unresponsive screen after Xperia J dove into the water

Tip us?
 
brunomcf
Old
#1  
Member - OP
Thanks Meter 1
Posts: 78
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Porto
Default Unresponsive screen after Xperia J dove into the water

Hey guys!

My bother's brand new xperia J screen stoped responding after he droped it into water.
Actually it died completelly, but after several days in a bag of rice, it was able to suck in the humidity in it, and now everything works except for the touchscreen. Once I saw it booting with clear image on the screen, I thought everything would be fine.

Do you have any other sugestions? Maybe the humidty wasn't completelly sucked and its preventing the touchscreen to work.

Thanks guys
 
Angelcho
Old
#2  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 65
Posts: 399
Join Date: Nov 2012
I don't know, maybe you should replace the touchscreen, and pray for everything else to be okay

Sent from my ST21i using Tapatalk
 
brunomcf
Old
#3  
Member - OP
Thanks Meter 1
Posts: 78
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Porto
After leaving it in a bag of rice next to the heater, if came back to life after a week.
Thanks for ur help anyway
 
MatsPunt
Old
#4  
Account currently disabled
Thanks Meter 691
Posts: 997
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Batcave

 
DONATE TO ME
Quote:
Originally Posted by brunomcf View Post
After leaving it in a bag of rice next to the heater, if came back to life after a week.
Thanks for ur help anyway
Really? No quirks? Full 100% working?

Wow.

Did it just touch the water, or fell in it?

Curious, I'm sorry .

Have a nice day!

Sent from my Xperia E using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
 
brunomcf
Old
#5  
Member - OP
Thanks Meter 1
Posts: 78
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Porto
It seems only the alert light at the top (when u get a call or sms it turns on) seems not to work now.
I believe cause it might still be some hujmidty in it.

But I've saved lots on electronics using this method. Including charked laptops and cellphones found on the ground dirty water.
this one fell on the sink I think and it dove enterelly in it.


Quote:
Originally Posted by MatsPunt View Post
Really? No quirks? Full 100% working?

Wow.

Did it just touch the water, or fell in it?

Curious, I'm sorry .

Have a nice day!

Sent from my Xperia E using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
 
NSDCars5
Old
#6  
NSDCars5's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 379
Posts: 1,014
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Over there
Yeah, the rice is said to soak up the water - one of my friends said he saved his S4 that way.
Insert really cool signature here...
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


XDA PORTAL POSTS

Samsung Gear Live Stock Firmware Image Pulled, Temp Root

Just yesterday,XDA Recognized Developer and TV ProducerAdamOutlertore apart … more

Draw a Line and Let Your Device Do the Rest with LineitApp

Over the years, since evenbefore Android entered the scene, we have striven to … more

[APK] Chrome Beta 37 Brings First Traces of Material Design

With Android L on the horizon, it’s no surprise that Google’s … more

Immersive Mode on Unrooted Devices with GMD Full Screen Immersive Mode

Everyone likes screen real estate–no question about that. The … more