How can a cell phone (Blackberry) be saved from water damage?
In general, the first thing that you should do is to switch off the phone and remove the battery (if possible) If it is just water, you could try to open up the phone and dry up the water using a hairdryer although it's probably best to send it for service. Above all, don't try to switch on the phone again until you are sure that the inside is completely dry.
The answers from wandererh are good. Here are a couple of other pointers. First, unless you have full insurance - and sometimes, even if you do - water damage is not covered, so it can be costly. Second, if you try the hair dryer, warm (not hot) and longer is best, or you might damage the cell phone. Third, you can also pack the cell phone in a box or bag of uncooked white rice for a couple of weeks. That will slowly dehydrate the cell phone, and it might work again. Fourth, if you have a warm, not hot, lamp, you can open the phone, remove the battery (if possible) and leave it under the lamp to warm for a day, and dry out. Good luck!
by jillsgotskills7 years ago
if my original phone has water damage and has no power, can i still flash it to my new phone?
by Simone Haruko Smith5 years ago
What advice can you give about cell phones? (Weekly Topic Inspiration)Whether you’re a fan of them or not, cell phones are probably a part of your life. What plans and phones work best for you? How have you saved...
by Rita strickland7 years ago
Are there skin reactions related to house hold mold caused from water damage. Thank you so much.My boyfriend has lesions he thought was insct bite. He went to a dermatologist. he was told it was fungal, he was...
by ennie2627 years ago
Dear Hubbers,I need to change my cell phone. For me "Cell phone " is my life and my work. Now I have and using the "blackberry Curve 8900" I need to change another blackberry...,again. Please...
by Rabid Puma7 years ago
Who can I hire to diagnose the cause of water damage?I've had recurring water damage along the edge of my house and I don't know why. Frequently when the weather is cold (but not necessarily when it rains or snows) the...
by dogluver17 years ago
Hiya guys, I don't know which one is the best, but I like the droid and LG env Touch. ~dogluver1
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.