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Support Nexus bath - what's likely damaged?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by tenbucc2, Oct 11, 2012.

  1. tenbucc2

    tenbucc2 New Member
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    My Galaxy Nexus took a quick bath, so obviously i need a new phone.

    I'm wondering what parts are likely to get damaged in an instance like this ... mainly i'm wondering if it's possible to grab a Nexus with a busted screen on Ebay and swap the busted screen with the one i have now?

    or is it highly likely there are components that are unremovable from the screen that were water damaged?
     

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  2. jscott96

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  3. nomarsgirl

    nomarsgirl Well-Known Member
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    Are you sure you need a new phone? Did you dry the phone out? Remove the battery and put it in a bag of raw rice. I dropped my old phone in the toilet. It was only submerged a few seconds. Worked fine after drying it out.
     
  4. MutantCheese

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    I accidentally took my nexus swimming. for several deep seconds. Upon realizing it, I took the battery out, put in a bag of raw rice overnight and it was fine after that. I did end up getting a new one under warranty later though for different reasons.
     
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