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My lg optimus is stuck in safe mode

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Blueme078, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. Blueme078

    Blueme078 Lurker
    Thread Starter

    After it fell in water, I got my phone entered safe mode, and it won't exit I've tried about EVERYTHING..
    I've rebooted it
    Factory reset
    Take out the battery
    Nothing seems to work.. Help please!
     

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  2. scary alien

    scary alien not really so scary
    Moderator

    Welcome to the AndroidForums, Blueme078.

    I've answered a couple of Intro posts in the past couple of days about safe-mode...the answer I've usually been giving is that safe-mode is usually entered by a simultaneous keypress of at least two keys / buttons (power and menu for example) and that a common cause for being stuck in safe-mode is key/button stuck in the in or on position.

    I'm guessing that some remaining water could also be making a key make / retain contact... Have you fully dried-out the phone by doing something like removing the battery and then storing the phone in a sealed container of dry rice for a day or two? Usually the water itself is not what kills a phone, but the minerals and other contaniments that are carried by the water.

    Anyway, make sure the phone is fully dried-out and that you don't have a button/key stuck in the on-position.

    Good luck and I hope you get this issue resolved.

    Cheers!
     
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