1. pianodude4's Avatar
    Hi people. I dropped my HTC One in the toilet a few minutes ago (I can't be the only one.), and I immediately grabbed it out and dried it off, then I took the case off and dried it more. To my surprise, everything works.

    That is everything works with a side effect. The speakers are quieter. I don't know what's wrong with it.

    Can you guys help me? Right now, my phone is waiting in a bed of rice.
    11-17-2013 04:08 PM
  2. tedbearclaw's Avatar
    Most likely your speakers are saturated with water causing a muffled sound allow it to dry real good. Also even though your phone works is wet make sure you power down and leave it. Testing it out further can short something out

    Sent from my HTC6500LVW using AC Forums mobile app
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    11-17-2013 04:19 PM
  3. pianodude4's Avatar
    Ok thank you so much!! My grandma got insurance on it because she knows how I am with things, but I still didn't want to have to admit I dropped it in the toilet (It gets boring staring at walls, so why not iFunny?).

    You have helped soothe my worries. And you reminded me that I forgot to turn the phone off in the rice. Thank you!
    11-17-2013 04:23 PM
  4. pianodude4's Avatar
    Hmm...One more question. How long must I leave it in the rice? I need it for school tomorrow morning and right now it is 4pm where I live.
    11-17-2013 05:00 PM
  5. ram1220's Avatar
    I have always heard to leave it in the rice for a couple of days.
    adriandb likes this.
    11-17-2013 05:17 PM
  6. adriandb's Avatar
    At least 24 hours, but 48 would be best.
    pianodude4 likes this.
    11-17-2013 06:36 PM
  7. Theot's Avatar
    I don't know how people do this.

    Sent from my SPH-L900 using Tapatalk 2
    11-17-2013 06:38 PM
  8. pianodude4's Avatar
    Haha... Well it gets pretty boring staring at a wall and iFunny seems very enticing for entertainment. I cleaned it well. I've did everything I can do. Now, I just have to wait. I think I can forego taking it to school tomorrow, and I will try to get a friend to let me use their phone, so I can call my mom. Thanks Adrian, and ram, and tedbearclaw.
    11-17-2013 06:59 PM
  9. tedbearclaw's Avatar
    No problem good luck just remember time is your friend let it dry

    Sent from my HTC6500LVW using AC Forums mobile app
    11-17-2013 07:11 PM
  10. pianodude4's Avatar
    Ok thank you. It will be hard, but I think I can make it 48 hours without my phone if it means it will work like before. The sad part is that I use it so much, I was going to look at this thread from my phone... And the fact that I just got it in August.
    11-17-2013 09:57 PM
  11. tedbearclaw's Avatar
    How did things turn out for you

    Sent from my HTC6500LVW using AC Forums mobile app
    11-25-2013 12:37 PM

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