1. AC Question's Avatar
    Water from my neighbors balcony dripped on top of my g2. it sat there for probably a couple minutes before i realized. i got the back off as fast as possible, powered down, removed the sim card, and put it in rice.
    Since my phone was not fully submerged, and the water was covering the face of the phone, my first concern was that water seeped into the speaker, and possibly spread within the phone from there. after a little while, i took the phone out and turned it on (i know, big no no). it seemed to work fine, and the LDI was not activated.
    I turned it back off and it is back in the rice now. should i keep it in there, or is it safe to use it again?
    08-17-2014 11:36 PM
  2. Brad Steele's Avatar
    48hrs is the minimum I would leave it in there. If you can, go for a week in the rice box.

    It's a toss up though. My mom dropped her old iphone4 in the toilet, took a year to finally die after it came out of the rice box.

    Either way, I hope your phone is one of the lucky ones.

    08-17-2014 11:55 PM
  3. car_hop's Avatar
    thanks. i guess i will have to be patient
    08-18-2014 12:03 AM
  4. Chiplg's Avatar
    thanks. i guess i will have to be patient
    You might consider an alcohol bath to get the moisture out of every crevice. Rice is not as much of a moisture magnet as people think it is. Alcohol will wash out all of the water and evaporate completely. I prefer 99.95% alcohol that can be found at electronics supply stores like Fry's. You could also use an electronics cleaner in an aerosol can. There are several water damage threads around.
    08-19-2014 12:01 AM
  5. Joycie Hagan's Avatar
    Hi im a 13 year old girl and i recently dropped my phone in the water...at a beach im super scrred to tell my mom and i need help i know that most of the time u cant fix it if its dropped in ocean water but if anyone knows how to help please do and by the way i have a lg g2 mini
    06-22-2015 07:37 AM
  6. belodion's Avatar
    Alas, the facts relating to phones which have been dropped in water make grim reading. Here is Rukbat's article:

    Posted via the Android Central App
    06-22-2015 09:00 AM

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