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Old 02-27-2013, 03:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all,

My Blackberry Torch 9800 fell into the sink, full of water two nights ago. Like an idiot I thought it would be alright and carried on with it, but like 10 mins later it died on me. I immediately took the batterie out and put both the mobile and batterie in a warm place for it to dry. The next day I went out and got some rice and put the mobile and bat in the rice. Tonight I tested the phone with my charger and to my surprise it turned on, but my keypad is not working and the trackpad doesn't respond when I have the phone in slidey mode (sorry for the expression) but when I have it on touch mode it works fine. I turned it off and placed it back in the rice.
Does anyone have any ideas what I can do about the keyboard apart from just leaving it to dry some more ?

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Drying it further won't help. The contacts have been damaged by the water causing short circuits. You better off replacing it. Back up your data while you still can.
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