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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by tonyv69, Jun 25, 2010.

  1. tonyv69

    tonyv69 Well-Known Member
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    i have the seido active case, and I took it off yesterday to check for dust/dirt under it.
    when I opened the back cover both the little water check sticker on my phone and battery had red lines criss crossed on them. when I first got the phone I thought they were plain white. I know I haven't gotten the phone wet....
     

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  2. STLEVOFan

    STLEVOFan Well-Known Member
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    that is normal, all reports say the sticker will turn solid red/pink once it gets wet.
     
  3. Joey47

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    correct the stripes mean that the indicator is dry, and there is no water damage.
     
  4. J03

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    Hey mods, can we sticky a post that says " think your phone got wet? Check here first."
     
  5. tonyv69

    tonyv69 Well-Known Member
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    thanks for the quick response... I was tripping out.
    guess I should have paid better attention the red insides must have blinded me
     
  6. sagedil

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    The red will do that. ;-)
     
  7. rickyaustin

    rickyaustin Well-Known Member
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    Doesn't actually matter I don't think — doesn't the insurance plan for these phones only come in the $7 variety which covers water damage? Correct me if I'm mistaken.
     
  8. J03

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  9. stitch123

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    how do you fix it if it is red? ..happend to mine and i know it hasnt been in water... thanks
     
  10. Mikestony

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    Don't think there is much you can do.
    There is another water indicator inside the device also when you take the back off. (not the battery cover, the back that can be removed once screws are taken out)
     
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