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Old March 11th, 2012, 11:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi i dropped my optimus v in a running sink but i quickly grabbed it.i quickly put it in a sealed bag of rice and removed everything. After 24 hours, i removed it to test it out and and it worked but there is still some water under the screen that is visible with a white background. What can i do to remove the water from under the screen please help!

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Old March 11th, 2012, 11:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hi i dropped my optimus v in a running sink but i quickly grabbed it.i quickly put it in a sealed bag of rice and removed everything. After 24 hours, i removed it to test it out and and it worked but there is still some water under the screen that is visible with a white background. What can i do to remove the water from under the screen please help!

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put it in a humid area maybe in direct sunlight,hair dyer. i would not panic and wait till it dries its water i would advice you not use it till it does dry though my opinion.
 
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Old March 11th, 2012, 11:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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put it in a humid area maybe in direct sunlight,hair dyer. i would not panic and wait till it dries its water i would advice you not use it till it does dry though my opinion.
I wouldn't do any of those. If the water damage sticker isn't already activated, putting the phone in a humid area is sure to set it off. Also, your phones manual most likely says NOT to ever leave your phone in direct sunlight. Using a hair dryer could damage your phone more than help. I would say your best bet is to slip it right back into that bag of rice until it dries completely.
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Having used the bag of rice trick for other stuff I will say this. Change the rice daily. I had a bag of rice go moldy and that made things even worse than the water damage.
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I turned it o after being in rice for 2 days and some water stil appears to be under there against a white background. Should i refrain from turning it on for how long? i dont wanna risk ruining my phone by taking it apart so what should i do?? Please help i need my phone. Also the water sticker on my battery has already turned pink so what should i do?
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Edit: I took it apart but found no water underneath or in the phone so I reassembled it and there still shows something under the screen.. What now?
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New screen? I think they can be purchased online.
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If the water sticker went off you didn't get it quick enough, why water was able to get into a place it can't easily get out.

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I spilt a cup of soda on mine last night dried it off with a towel... golden
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my coworker did that to his blackberry (dropped it in water). he put the phone in rice and it dried up well and worked like a dream. he recently did it to his new phone (verizon person). he got a new one even if his old one still works.....i know it's not LG optimus but phones are phones
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New oem battery= no water sticker set off.
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If it ets soaked, the sticker will activate, but your phone could still have a chance. I just saw something cool on my news feed today called the aqua dry bag aquadrybag.com I guess it dries out the moisture so your phone will work again. I may get one to try it out
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