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Galaxy S4 Dropped in Water - PLEASE HELP!!
So today @ 2:30 AM I dropped my phone in the toilet by accident ( typical huh?) It was there for about half a second until I took it out of it's case and frantically dried it off. I then proceeded to panic and take out the battery. Since this is the first time I have dropped my phone in water, I did not think of calming down, searching for help on the internet sooner. This is what happened:
1) Took battery off, and moved the phone up and down, like if I was trying to make the water go away.
2) Frantically tried to turn it on after I dried the battery and phone (Which now I realized it was a big mistake)
3) Put it in a bowl of rice, not closed, and went to sleep, since it was 3:00 AM by then.
Later on after I woke up @ about 9:00 I took the phone out and put the battery back in (Without realizing this is a bad idea) turned it on and the screen was normal. For about 5 seconds, I unlocked my phone, went my apps and checked if everything was fine. I then turned my head to take out my phone case (already dried) and saw that the phone's screen went black. I tried to turn it on again, which it did but the screen was black again. The options button and the back button illuminated, but the screen was black. Even the notification LED worked. Since then I have read up on what to do and realized all the mistakes I have made in the past few hours. Right now the phone and the battery is in a sealed zip lock bag that is filled with rice.
I need more help, since I am only 15 and can't afford a brand new phone ( I had to save up about 2 years to get a new phone, my old was was a flip phone).
If you have any helpful comments, tricks, suggestions or anything please post them down.
EDIT: I checked the exterior water damage indicators on the battery and the phone, none of them triggered and are white.