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    Default Water Damage to Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0

    A soda spilled while the tablet was in my bag and apparently some soda went inside. The screen turns on for a couple of seconds then goes dark. It keeps flashing on and off. I tried holding the power button, but the flashing doesn't stop. Right now, the tablet is in rice because everyone told me to do that.
    What should I do? Do I need to get it repaired? Should I plug in the charger or wait until the power runs out?
    Thank you for your help!!
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    Default Re: Water Damage to Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0

    Major bummer.
    Water is one thing. You can put it all into a bag of rice and it will absorb the fluid.
    With it being a soda, the rice trick will not work because it is sticky and will not be absorbed.
    See if there is an independent repair place near you.
    CPR (Cell Phone Repair) is a good example.
    You may get lucky.

    Mav.

    I am polymerized tree sap and you are an inorganic adhesive, so whatever verbal projectile you launch in my direction is reflected off me, returns on its original trajectory and adheres to you.

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