I just dropped my droid in the toilet, ugh

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by johnrigu, Apr 1, 2010.

  1. johnrigu

    johnrigu Well-Known Member
    36

    Mar 16, 2010
    104
    8
    36
    S. New Jersey
    I just dropped my droid in the toilet :(. It was completely under water. I quickly took it back out and it was like it never fell in. My wife called me as soon as I retieved it and proceeded with the conversation. :eek:
    I think its water proof. I nearly crapped my self.:D
     

    Advertisement
    Fecious likes this.
  2. Darkwarrior006

    Darkwarrior006 Well-Known Member
    38

    Jan 29, 2010
    211
    10
    38
    Louisiana
    if its still wet put it in some rice, it will suck the moister out of it.
     
  3. gwlaw99

    gwlaw99 Well-Known Member
    128

    Nov 1, 2009
    1,030
    53
    128
    Let it sit for two days to make sure it is dry before you turn it on. One drastic measure I heard works is to submerge it in 90% rubbing alchohol which will flush the water out and evaportate after a few days.
     
  4. shadowdude777

    shadowdude777 Well-Known Member
    143

    Nov 8, 2009
    1,842
    122
    143
    Queens, New York
    This would also sanitize it from falling in the toilet, though I don't know how good that is for the phone; I mean, yeah, we use it to clean heatsinks on computer CPUs, but it CLEANS HEATSINKS. Do you want something that can remove thermal grease floating all around in your Droid?

    I agree with letting it sit in a bag of rice; perhaps if you want to sanitize it (I hope you want to sanitize it...), you could use one of those UV disinfecting wands.
     
  5. screamster

    screamster Well-Known Member
    36

    Dec 17, 2009
    124
    8
    36
    aw $hit....
     
  6. oceanlight

    oceanlight Well-Known Member
    36

    Nov 12, 2009
    339
    8
    36
    USA
    oops!

    did it happen before or after you used it?

    cuz there's a big difference there lol.
     
  7. G.Armour

    G.Armour You know you want to.
    VIP Member
    173

    Jan 11, 2010
    4,534
    306
    173
    Truck driver/ driver mentor. I train people to dri
    Georgia
    I'm surprised, I dropped mine in a sink full of water, it didn't even sink all the way to the bottom before I grabbed it and yanked it out, but it was to late, my poor Droid had drowned. It would still power on, but the screen would stay dark. You could barely see it if you tilted in the light just right.
    I'm so glad insurance covered water damage. I reported it to them, and 2 days later I had my Droid back.
    Moral of the story, Droid does NOT do water very well.

    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
  8. sooper_droid12

    sooper_droid12 Well-Known Member
    128

    Nov 25, 2009
    1,228
    73
    128
    april fools right!? nice.
     
  9. altimax98

    altimax98 Well-Known Member
    163

    Jan 11, 2010
    718
    615
    163
    Geico Insurance Agent
    Lakeland Fl
    I dont know if thats a april fools joke but ive dropped a Motorola V265 and a Motorola Q9C into the toilet and they both worked perfectly... I stuck them both in the oven :)
     
  10. Gunner

    Gunner Well-Known Member
    78

    Nov 9, 2009
    660
    89
    78
    Dude....your Droid is the shit!

    :D
     
  11. radikal

    radikal Well-Known Member
    63

    Nov 7, 2009
    928
    10
    63
    haha that is terrifying, my friend has a ruined one from a puddle or something of that nature
     
  12. ccousinsjr

    ccousinsjr Well-Known Member
    38

    Dec 29, 2009
    236
    15
    38
    sasnakrA
    FAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAILFAIL
    FAIL
    i lol'd
     
  13. Chugworth

    Chugworth Well-Known Member
    18

    Nov 22, 2009
    97
    10
    18
    USA
    I wonder how many times people have brought a dead phone up to the Verizon store and told them it fell in the toilet. :D
     
  14. Bramsy

    Bramsy Well-Known Member
    153

    Jan 1, 2010
    1,516
    149
    153
    Awsome-o
    Birmingham, MI
    i dropped my Moto Q in the toity. dont know if it worked better before or after. BAAAAAAAA. rice for 2 days worked fo me!!
     
  15. The_Chief

    The_Chief Accept no imitations!
    Moderator
    1,933

    Nov 17, 2009
    12,507
    12,156
    1,933
    Male
    I'm retired: every day's a Monday :P
    Manchester, TN
    I'm glad you picked up a Droid and not a "toid" :eek:
    :p
     
  16. Dark Jedi

    Dark Jedi Guest

    man heard people call it drop a load and so on. but to call it a droid is a new one.

    if real, kitty litter will work to.
     
  17. johnrigu

    johnrigu Well-Known Member
    36

    Mar 16, 2010
    104
    8
    36
    S. New Jersey
    ***April Fools***

    Thanks for all the helpful tips but sorry I had to do it. :D
    We have all learned a leason here today on what to do if we drop our droid in the toilet. :rolleyes:
     
  18. kokiangel

    kokiangel Well-Known Member
    143

    Nov 12, 2009
    976
    371
    143
    Female
    Banker
    Helena, Alabama
    Haven't dropped my droid in water but I did wash my last phone. Went completely through the wash cycle before I remembered where I left my phone. Left it sitting on top of the dryer for a week and it was good as new. Whew! Verizon might be understanding but family members would NOT let me live that one down if they knew.:rolleyes:
     
  19. QrafTee

    QrafTee Well-Known Member
    128

    That's alright. You've been reported in any case.
     
  20. shadowdude777

    shadowdude777 Well-Known Member
    143

    Nov 8, 2009
    1,842
    122
    143
    Queens, New York
    For what? Not getting you a sense of humor when he put up this thread?
     
  21. QrafTee

    QrafTee Well-Known Member
    128

    For wasting the time of our helpful community? For creating spam in the forum? Please don't turn to personal attacks.
     
  22. kokiangel

    kokiangel Well-Known Member
    143

    Nov 12, 2009
    976
    371
    143
    Female
    Banker
    Helena, Alabama
    Uh oh...:eek: I didn't do it...honest! (fingers crossed)
     
  23. i VTAK

    i VTAK Well-Known Member
    88

    Feb 10, 2010
    787
    73
    88
    Indiana,USA
    LOL, did you go around reporting all the April Fool joke threads?:p Someone must have got you good:mad:
     
  24. QrafTee

    QrafTee Well-Known Member
    128

    No, not really. I don't purposely go to spam threads--I only visit certain boards as well--but one that is blatant spam and purposefully waste other's time... He'll know better next time.
     
  25. Bramsy

    Bramsy Well-Known Member
    153

    Jan 1, 2010
    1,516
    149
    153
    Awsome-o
    Birmingham, MI
    somebody was out of OJ at breakfast time!
     

Share This Page

Loading...