BlackBerry Forums Support Community
              

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-12-2009, 01:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Model: 8900
PIN: N/A
Carrier: T-Mobile
Posts: 3
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default LCD problem

Please Login to Remove!

So I recently dropped my phone in water, and I took apart the phone and dried it. Turned it on today and it was working.

Now the screen is losing color and going white. What should I do?
Offline  
Old 06-12-2009, 02:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
Knows Where the Search Button Is
 
scuzzy19's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Chicago
Model: 8900
Carrier: T-Mobile
Posts: 40
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by sjhwang84 View Post
So I recently dropped my phone in water, and I took apart the phone and dried it. Turned it on today and it was working.

Now the screen is losing color and going white. What should I do?
How long did you leave it to dry? I woulda have waited at least 3-4 days before powering it on again
Offline  
Old 06-12-2009, 02:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Model: 8900
PIN: N/A
Carrier: T-Mobile
Posts: 3
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

I took the phone apart and left it in a bag of rice for couple days.
Offline  
Old 06-12-2009, 05:14 PM   #4 (permalink)
Knows Where the Search Button Is
 
scuzzy19's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Chicago
Model: 8900
Carrier: T-Mobile
Posts: 40
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by sjhwang84 View Post
I took the phone apart and left it in a bag of rice for couple days.
a couple of days is like what 2-3? I would check the connector for the lcd take it apart clean it with some contact cleaner and see if there is no corrosion on the plug, if water got into the lcd itself it may just be going bad, you should be able to purchase a replacement lcd for it if thats the case
Offline  
Old 06-12-2009, 05:55 PM   #5 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Model: 8900
PIN: N/A
Carrier: T-Mobile
Posts: 3
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by scuzzy19 View Post
a couple of days is like what 2-3? I would check the connector for the lcd take it apart clean it with some contact cleaner and see if there is no corrosion on the plug, if water got into the lcd itself it may just be going bad, you should be able to purchase a replacement lcd for it if thats the case
Hmm, ok I'll try that... I'll try drying it for a couple more days as well. Thanks for the help, appreciate it!!
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Oxygen Sensor, MSA Altair 4/5, Solaris Orion. OEM In Sealed Container
$149.99
Oxygen Sensor, MSA Altair 4/5, Solaris Orion. OEM In Sealed Container pictureMSA ALTAIR 4X AND 5X, XCELL REPLACEMENT SENSOR COMBUSTIBLE, 10106722
$199.99
MSA ALTAIR 4X AND 5X, XCELL REPLACEMENT SENSOR COMBUSTIBLE, 10106722 pictureMSA ALTAIR 4X AND 5X, XCELL REPLACEMENT SENSOR CO/H2S Combo Sensor 10106725
$229.99
MSA ALTAIR 4X AND 5X, XCELL REPLACEMENT SENSOR CO/H2S Combo Sensor 10106725 pictureMSA ALTAIR 4X AND 5X, XCELL REPLACEMENT SENSOR CO/H2S, 10106725
$229.99
MSA ALTAIR 4X AND 5X, XCELL REPLACEMENT SENSOR CO/H2S, 10106725 pictureMSA Altair Xcell 4X / 5X Oxygen O2 Replacement Sensor, New mfg. 2017
$199.99
MSA Altair Xcell 4X / 5X Oxygen O2 Replacement Sensor, New mfg. 2017 picture






Copyright 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.