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Old 07-05-2009, 05:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So, my girlfriend had her water bottle tip over in her bag with her blackberry curve 8330. After a day and a half of being in a bag with Silica gel balls, the phone turns on and we have life! It's definitely a bit wonky, but, we successfully sent and received phone calls, blackberry messages and emails. It's unbelievably slow to boot (don't know if it ever actually finishes the process or not now, as it won't gets off the "Bell" screen). The battery indicator was also a little weird, it looked like it was charging and not charging on and off (the little lightning bolt would come on and go off about 3 times a second.) I went and bought a new battery, but the issue is still occurring... I'm gonna try to update the software, but, I fear that might not fix it. I haven't yet taken the whole thing apart, but I may try that too. Anyone have any other suggestions on why this indicator might be flickering like this?
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Let it dry longer!!!!
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I agree. A couple more days might be worth the wait.
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Old 07-05-2009, 06:02 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I waited to install the software, but, I can let it dry longer... how much longer would you suggest?
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4 to 5 days.

But now that you've already turned it back on, the damage may already have been done.
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Take the battery out and let it dry more....

I have been very impressed with how durable these phones really are.... My brother put a dent in a wall with his and its still working.
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Old 07-07-2009, 04:37 PM   #9 (permalink)
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yeah ive had mine in my pocket several times while its been rainy outside and its been fine no doubt
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