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princess jackson
02-26-2006, 03:44 AM
As we speak my life line is going around in the washing machine, (MY MOBILE PHONE!!!!!)

Will it still work, what do i do next with the phone, can i dry it out.

tony64
02-26-2006, 03:52 AM
dont turn it on !
take the covers off and remove the battery and sim card.
lay it out on a towel to dry but make sure no water in lying into tip it up to drain out an excess water
leave it in a warm place to dry out quicker( airing cupboard)

Not much hope but it may work.
are your numbers stored on the sim or in the phone memory?
If they are on the sim all you should need is a new phone if they are on the memory then you may have to put them all back into a new phone
Best of luck pixiedust:

SammieG
02-26-2006, 03:54 AM
oh dear! Poor you!

the advice above is good! But dont be too hopeful! I dropped mine for a millisecond into the bath once and it never was the same again!

Sammie

mrs-mac
02-26-2006, 03:55 AM
Oh no thats not good, that happened to my friend. Her phone did work again but not properly and it was a new Samsung D500 at the time :(

stevie-wonder-boy!
02-26-2006, 03:55 AM
one question how did it get in there?LOL

its not as bad as what my sister did......dropped hers down the loo! :rotfl: :rotfl:

mushumadness
02-26-2006, 04:31 AM
ginette

ive done this chris had to take it apart and then it went in the airing cuboard for 3 days to dry out

works great now!!

KayleeUK
02-26-2006, 04:36 AM
Whoops :)

princess jackson
02-26-2006, 08:25 AM
I thought some one would advised me to put it in the tumble drier LOL :rotfl2:

Well it is in the airing cupboard, the sim card had all my numbers on.

Phoned Virgin, who are sending out a new sim card for me, fingers crossed the phone will work, i only got it for xmas, pink razr

Im on a monthly contract, and changed handset at xmas.

I have the other handset insured but not this one, in fact not sure if the other phone is insured they have not taken any money from my account.

9 months left so have take DH phone back of him.

Richard Bruvofetc
02-26-2006, 08:40 AM
You need to get it to a nice hot place. I recommend that you jump onto the next flight to Orlando and stay there for at least 2 weeks to ensure your mobile has dried out properly! :sunny: :sunny: :sunny:

Englands Disney Gang
02-26-2006, 09:04 AM
You need to get it to a nice hot place. I recommend that you jump onto the next flight to Orlando and stay there for at least 2 weeks to ensure your mobile has dried out properly! :sunny: :sunny: :sunny:


Classic!!!! :rotfl2: :rotfl2: :rotfl2: :rotfl2: :rotfl2:

princess jackson
02-26-2006, 09:16 AM
Will be there in just over 7 weeks.

Should of dried out by then hopefully.

T16GEM
02-27-2006, 04:34 PM
Princess Jackson - does it work now or haven't you tried yet?

princess jackson
02-28-2006, 02:30 AM
Have not tried it yet, will give an extra day or so.

Minniespal
02-28-2006, 02:32 AM
Hope it works :thumbsup2

princess jackson
03-06-2006, 06:10 AM
update.

Well kept the phone in the airing cupboard for a week.

On saturday takes it out puts in the sim card, turns it on YES it seems alright.

UNTIL, someone rings me, i can hear them but they can not hear me.

Result, phone broke.

natalielongstaff
03-06-2006, 10:02 AM
ooops, worth a try tho :guilty:

Cyrano
03-07-2006, 07:22 AM
Ah well you wanted a new phone, anyway didn't you ;)

princess jackson
03-07-2006, 09:15 AM
It was a new phone :)

I have had to just my handset that i got with my contract, and have to wait until nov to change contracts.

I change mobiles all the time, I think DH will stop me this time :rotfl:

Unless their bring out a machine washable phone not necessary for a tumble drier, or even a dry clean only :rotfl2:

Never mind

jns
03-07-2006, 01:28 PM
DS dropped his new video I pod in the swimming pool
never to work again
was not worth claiming as it would have put up policy


So you are not the only one !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!