Phone Dropped in water!General

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  1. boijay

    boijay Active Member

    So it finally happened to me, dropped it in water by accident, just the top half. I turned off the phone, smacked it around to get the water out, re-powered it on, and it worked, but got stuck on headphone mode, so you could only hear stuff through the headphones. Then like 30mins later, it started tripping and none of the swype gestures were working, or rather they were delayed like 20mins, and all of the previous gestured occured at the same time...I have no idea what to do now.

    Choice 1:Brick the phone and return it to metro because i have insurance?
    Choice 2:Return it for water damaged, or other excuses to either get a new one or a different phone?
    (99$ for deductible or LG Motion for 150$)

    I need your guy's opinions asap!
    Thanks for reading guys.

  2. Mexjoker

    Mexjoker I'm Not Real, Doris!

  3. battleox146

    battleox146 New Member

    dont brick it and return it to metro they will probably look at it and notice the water damage (because they have like little white pieces of paper or something to show it) so it might not look good on youre end to them.
  4. boijay

    boijay Active Member

    thanks for the help guys
    But what if i shook all or most the water out already?
    the unresponsiveness is so irritating! :p
  5. dozer5900

    dozer5900 Well-Known Member

    My rice trick worked lol its good as new. Yea they have this white paper that if it shows a red line across it. It means it got wet. If your sim gets damaged with water they can fix it at authorized retailer.
  6. Johnny Crapple

    Johnny Crapple Well-Known Member

    You shouldn't have turned it on until all the moisture was out. Rice is a good thing to use for that.

    Sent from my typewriter.
  7. h4x0rj3ff

    h4x0rj3ff Chemist

    EDIT: whoops i posted in the wrong post. i thought i was on the other post. sorry.

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