1. DevilInPgh's Avatar
    My leather carrying case from my EVO 4G days has always protected my phone, but I had noticed that the side was ripping (the RadioShack guy tried to convince me to buy an OtterBox Defender for $50, but I said I couldn't justify that cost, especially with cases of the type I have selling on Amazon for $10). When I tried to dart in the middle of a rainstorm here in Pittsburgh, the phone fell out of my ripped case and got "drop-kicked" into a puddle in the street. Thankfully, the phone still works very well, with zero damage to the touchscreen and circuitry, but I saw that I have quite a bit of moisture trapped under the 2D camera lens. Any good ideas on how to take care of this? Right now I'm drying the phone in a box of white rice overnight. Has this helped for anyone? Or am I going to have to fork over $99 to Asurion to get a replacement? Of course, the "have someone at the Sprint Store fix it" option is also nice, if it's possible.
    09-04-2011 07:34 PM
  2. lamonicaj's Avatar
    White rice helped pull the water from my camera's lens before!!!!
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    09-05-2011 01:47 AM
  3. phrosty's Avatar
    It to helped my phone that went through the wash a few years ago. Certainly couldn't hurt.

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    09-05-2011 01:56 AM
  4. DevilInPgh's Avatar
    White rice helped pull the water from my camera's lens before!!!!
    Yup, that's what ultimately did the trick. Didn't need to go to the Sprint store after I saw that all the moisture was gone.
    09-05-2011 11:00 PM
  5. enthuz's Avatar
    Wow. I didn't know that trick was so well known. It works for a lot of electronics too.
    09-06-2011 01:23 PM
  6. Claudyna Peou's Avatar
    How long did you put you cellphone in rice?
    i have a small water drop in the front camera lens.. i've use this trick.. but i need to know if there is another way to get this off!!
    08-06-2013 09:35 PM
  7. Ruben Tony's Avatar
    Hey, There were lots of droplets in mine. The first night I put it in, nothing happened. I had to put it in overnight for four nights for it to all disappear. I just filled a zip-lock bag with rice and put it in there every night when I slept
    08-01-2016 07:49 PM

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