Damage to a device as a result of direct exposure to water.

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My android device has been splashed/soaked by sea water

My Acer Liquid got wet with sea water. I didn't notice that right the moment, but after an hour it made a couple of vibrations and the screen doesn't turn on. Connected to power and nothing happens, ...
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Phone dropped in water - Now screen won't turn off (Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII))?

I currently have a Samsung Galaxy SII (S2)(I9100) that got dropped in water. I took the phone apart (removed the screws on the back and properly took the back off) and left it to dry in a warm place ...
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Fixing water damage in phone

I dropped my phone into some water, immediately removed battery and soaked in rice (all I had at work). The phone dried, but the keyboard (G2) had some bad keys that have never corrected, and there ...
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Water damaged Nexus S turns on and runs but has unresponsive touchscreen

I dropped my Nexus S in water. I dried it out for a few days and the phone turns on to the home screen, and it seems to get the latest notifications although I cannot slide the phone and the ...
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Volume Slider Widget - Home and or Lock screen(s)

I recently replaced the micro-USB port on my Galaxy Nexus (GSM version, running 4.1.2) after it corroded due to water damage. During that process, I accidentally ruined the connection to the volume ...
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How to adjust brightness alternatively?

What if system brightness control does not work ? How to adjust brightness of android phone alternatively ? I am on HTC One X. I just noticed my phone's system brightness control is not working as I ...
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How to repair HTC Sensation XE with Beats Audio touch screen?

I have bought a HTC Sensation XE with Beats Audio and I am told apparently water got inside and cant be turn on. However when i disassemble it, saw nothing, any oxidation residue. After some normal ...
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What to do when mobile gets wet and the battery is not removable

I got my mobile (HTC One X) wet yesterday and I could not take out the battery since it is not removable. Currently, everything works fine but I can see a dark blur shadow on the right of the screen ...
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How can I view online all of my phone contacts that Android synced to my google account?

We have an option in Android that allows us to sync/backup all our contacts to our google account. I did this and then later my phone got damaged and I can't switch it on again. I would now like to ...
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S3 battery not work after water damage [closed]

I dropped my S3 in water and the stock battery stopped working. I didn't know how to fix it (I tried drying it with a hair dryer but it did not work) so after comparing prices and discounts I bought a ...
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Water Damage to Droid 4 Non Removable Battery

I dropped my Droid 4 in a clean toilet. The battery is not removable so I am concerned that waiting 2 or 3 days while it "drys out" in rice is a complete waste of time. I am hoping someone can tell ...
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Copy internal storage from dead phone to new (same model) phone?

Hi Android Enthusiasts! I dropped my Galaxy S3 in water, then pressed some buttons and heard some nasty popping/crackling sounds. hehe Ok, so now I think it's time for a new phone. What I'm ...