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Old 06-12-2009, 05:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm new to this forum so i don't know the procedure on here. I didn't bother to look for a forum until i had problems with my Blackberry curve 8320 (AT&T). So here goes...

i had completly forgotten that i had my phone in my bag so i placed my drink in my bag and left in a chair. about an hour later i went back only to realize my drink had spilled inside my bag. i took out my BB and found the phone completely off and a little wet. I dried it off and took out my sim card and battery for a few hours. Later i put the battery back in and the light on the top right corner turned green (i had never seen it green before, ever) then turned red when i tried to turn it on. Now everytime i put the battery in it light turns solid red (like when i recieved a text only it doesn't blink). The screen and keyboard will not turn on at all. The moisture sticker on the phone is completely white and the one on the battery is pinkish with red X's.

I have no insurance and the warranty doesn't appy since i bought it off someone else (brand new in a box). So what would you recomend? Should i try to get it fixed or just get a new one?

It's been two days now and the only thing that turns on it the little red light on the top right corner.

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Old 06-12-2009, 06:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You only had the battery out for a few hours? That's not nearly enough time.
It may be too late now, but take the battery out for a few days. Let the device dry out on its own. (No ovens, blow dryers, etc.)
You might get lucky and it'll come back to life.
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Old 06-12-2009, 11:24 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You only had the battery out for a few hours? That's not nearly enough time.
It may be too late now, but take the battery out for a few days. Let the device dry out on its own. (No ovens, blow dryers, etc.)
You might get lucky and it'll come back to life.
Yeah, I agree. It take a good day or two (depending on temperature and humidity) for the unit to completely dry. If you tried to turn it on within that period, it most likely shorted. :(
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