Questions tagged [water-damage]

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

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How to turn my mobile phone on? [duplicate]

My Samsung Blade A7 ZTE mobile phone fell in toilet by accident yesterday now . I pulled out SIM card and wiped everything clean and dry.it started vibrating turning on and off repeatedly and the ...
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Touching issues with the ROG Phone 5

Few weeks ago one drop of sirup went on my ROG Phone 5. It went in the volume buttons. After 30 minutes I restarted the phone two times and than I dried the phone for three days. I also cleaned the ...
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Phone keeps going into Fastboot after water damage

My rooted Xiaomi Mi 5s plus refuses to boot into the system after I dropped it in water. I can boot it into TWRP recovery, and all of my files are still there, so I don't think that any files are ...
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Recover data, photo, & video from a dead water-damaged Android phone

Question Recover data photo video from a dead water damaged android phone I have a old android mobile which was kept on table on which glass of water falled and water entered the mobile as its ...
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Samsung phone has a broken power button, no physical home button and no bixby button. How can I power it up?

I have a Samsung A20 (A205W) with a broken power button (probably water damage), the only other physical buttons are the volume buttons. How can I power it up? Thanks
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Huawei Y6 Elite - Wet, Can Charge But Not Booting

(If this is the wrong place to ask this question please tell me.) I am in a bit of pickle right now. It was quite rainy where I live, so when I took my phone (Huawei Y6 Elite Android 5.1) outside it ...
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Samsung mini data recovery

I'm trying to do a data recovery on a Samsung mini that was dropped in water (I think). The phone won't boot past splash screen and developer access isn't enabled. The best idea I've come up with so ...
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How reliable are waterproof phones?

I want to have a waterproof phone that I can realiably wear when I am windsurfing. During a session it might get wet and might sink for a few centimeters for a couple of seconds from time to time. I ...
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My SD card got damaged [duplicate]

iam unable to format it not use it. i need an app that will help me recover my data please anyone can share light to this. Thanks in anticipation
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Samsung galaxy s7 submerged in water. How serious can I expect it to be?

I dropped my Samsung galaxy s7 in water. It was submerged for less than 10 seconds, I turned it off within 30-60 seconds after that. It was working properly when I pulled it out of the water and while ...
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Dropped phone into water and shut down automatically after the logo is displayed

I dropped my phone(Asus Zenfone max pro m1) into water then I took the phone out from the water and turned off and cleaned the phone surface with a dry cloth. Then kept my phone in a pouch with ...
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Dropped cell phone in water.display is working but touch is not responsive

I accidentally dropped my Sony Xperia XA2 in water. I quickly picked the phone switched it off and tried to dry by using hair dryer for few seconds. Then wiped it with a cloth. After which I ...
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What is the fastest way to shutdown unrooted Android phone?

Sometimes I need to have my phone shut down as fast as possible. In older phones I was able to remove the battery, but after some "innovations" this feature is no longer present. Is there any better ...
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Power button no longer turns screen on/off - apps don't fix this properly, cannot turn off phone to root it, help!

I dropped my phone into water the other day and the power button has stopped working. What is odd though is that I can force restart the phone by holding power+volume down, it's just the power button ...
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My LG X Charge phone dropped in water, and I had some trouble after fishing it out! Help?

OK, so I accidentally dropped my LG X Charge (Android) smartphone in water, & I fished it out, but I had some trouble & fumbling & rigamarole to go through afterwards: I had trouble ...
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I dropped my phone in water and now the screen isnt working - i cant remove the battery [duplicate]

So my Phone is a "Alcatel" and i honestly didnt know what type it is. Yesterday night. I accidentally dropped in into my running bath water, being clumsy. i quickly grabbed it and attempted to dry it ...
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One end of usb cable got wet while still plugged into an outlet

I have a galaxy s7 edge phone. The usb cable for charging, the end that plugs into the phone (I think it's called a connector) got sticky due to some food. I used an antibacterial liquid to clean it. ...
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What are my options to recover data from my water damaged phone?

My phone(Wileyfox Spark+, rooted and on COS 13, TWRP recovery) fell into water, and i got it out a few seconds later. I immediately took out the battery, sd card, sim, and lid, and left them in the ...
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Salvaging Google Authenticator data from water damaged LG G5 [duplicate]

I have an LG G5 that has water damage as well as a cracked screen. There is no guarantee that the water damage can be fixed. However, I have an app called Google Authenticator on that phone, and I ...
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water damaged Tmobile Revvl

I dropped my android in the toilet last Thursday November 9, 2017 and it turned off and it kept going to the powered by android screen, on and off. It came back on that Saturday and I have been using ...
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Lower part of the screen not responding to touch

While I was holding my LG G2 when running, sweat got into the lower right corner under the screen, leading to the lower part of the screen (about one third inches) not responding to touch. The phone ...
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How do I connect to my phone that's in vigilant coma?

So I have this phone that looks like it's working fine under the hood, but input (power button and touchscreen) as well as the output (display) are pretty much dead. Interlude on what happened ...
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Salvaging a hard drive/memory from Samsung Galaxy S4

Is there any relatively simple way to salvage a hard drive/memory from a Samsung Galaxy S4? A couple of months ago, it was subjected to some saltwater, meaning that most of the motherboard is fried. ...
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Samsung Galaxy S III red light flashing rapidly upon plug in

The short version: I can't turn my Samsung Galaxy S III on, and when I plug it in, I get a rapid flashing red light, but no other response. The long version: My Samsung Galaxy S III does not turn on. ...
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Android phone water damage or changed setting?

TL;DR: Recently I dropped my phone into water and ever since then I've been having 2 problems. The display has some darker spots, but they are clearing out so I don't even pay attention to them and ...
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Sony Xperia L won't turn on but it works well when I removed the SD card

Help! My phone was recently repaired for water damage. It works fine but when I put my SD card in, it won't turn on (on the pick-up day). I went back to the shop and told them; they tried to put in ...
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Soft brick after dunking phone in coffee

I (accidentally) dunked my Samsung Galaxy S S7562 in coffee. When I found it, it was swimming around in the coffee in my bag. It seemed to be working when I shut it down and took out the battery. I ...
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Accidentally spill iced water on galaxy note 3 neo [duplicate]

I spill water on my galaxy note 3 neo. I then remove the original flip cover and wiped the water. It turns out that the water doesnt go through too far in the battery area. My main concern that the ...
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Anyway to get off the photos from a broken Galaxy S4?

My Galaxy S4 took a bath in the Pacific Ocean and now won't turn on. I tried to have it fixed, but it really is gone. Is there anyway to retrieve the photos from the hard drive of the device? ...
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Phone screen went black after getting wet and will not turn on

My phone got wet in the rain, and the screen went black and will not turn on. I left it alone for 2 hours but to no avail. Now I'm charging the phone and it still wont work, the phone just vibrates ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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My Android device has been splashed/soaked by (sea)water

My Acer Liquid got wet with seawater. 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, no ...
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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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