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    Posted April 7, 2014 by
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    How Can I Fix My Cell Phone? It Got Wet.


    "How can I fix my cell phone? It got wet!", is a question that comes up more often than most people care to realize. Leaving the person distraught and plagued by questions buzzing around in their brain as to whether their cell phone and all of it's precious contents can be salvaged.


    But fear not. I wrote this article to address such an emergency. Whether you dropped it in the pool, in a rain puddle, or even....the toilet, I've got a few tips here that just might save the day.


    1) Dry it off as soon as possible to avoid any liquid from entering the case crevaces to interact with the sensitive electronics inside.


    2) DO NOT try to turn the power back on yet. You could be in for a nasty shock. (Electronics and any type of liquid are not 'the best of friends', and could fry the circuitry.) Resulting in a short circuit.


    3) DO NOT use a blow dryer for the drying out process. I know. I know. It seems the likely solution. But as mentioned above, circuity can be sensitive to excessive heat, which could damage it permanently


    You can find tips 4-7 at:-

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