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    I am in Kauai and they do have any batteries on this island for my samsung galaxy s5. I dropped my phone in the ocean and now it freezes when i power on the first screen. the red water indicator is on which i know is bad, i am on my honeymoon and i wanted this phone for pics, anything i can do to get this phone back and running?
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    You can try the old "Phone in the rice" trick.
    With it all apart (cover off, battery out), put all the pieces into a bag of dry rice and seal it up.
    The rice will soak as much of the moisture up as it can.
    You may get lucky.

    Mav.

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