Questions tagged [water-damage]

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

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I dropped my phone in water and now the screen isnt working - i cant remove the battery

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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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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Salvaging Google Authenticator data from water damaged LG G5

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...