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Old 07-23-2007, 03:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi All---

Just joined the forum in hopes of getting an answer to a tough question. I just got my BlackBerry 8700 wet. It didn't work for a while but as it dried out, it does initialize but the backlight on the screen doesn't seem to be working....

Any suggestions? Is there a reset? Is the screen toast? Any advice is appreciated....

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Old 07-23-2007, 03:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It sounds like you didn't perform the proper procedures after you got it wet initially, so I would say it is toast, and you will need to buy a new one.
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It may be too late to save it. In the future always pull the battery immeadiately and place somewhere warm to dry for 3 to 5 days. You can still try by pulling the battery and placing on a cable box or stereo vent for a few days and see if you can revive it.

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Good tips here, but it does sound like you might be too late.

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