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How to fix water damaged charging port?

In December I had bought a Moto G2 which I adored so much I showered with it and it fell in. I rescued it and it worked fine and everything, instead of drying it out properly I used it and put it on the charger overnight which must of fried the insides of it. RIP. Yesterday I went to the beach with my brand new Vodafone Smart Ultra 6 and what happens with my luck? (or stupidity)... It falls into the ocean and gets completely drowned . Great :) I immediately turned it off and let it sit in the sun for a few hours while I swam and enjoyed a few beers. I assumed it was dry so I turned it on and everything worked fine. When I got home I left it in rice overnight and then charged it up till around 50% and I took it with me on a walk. By the time I got home I wanted to charge it some more and now its not charging past 18%. When the phone is on it wont charge at all, but when I turn it off and plug in the charger it blinks the charging light. Does this need a shop fix? Or is there something I can do myself to make it charge? Help please ! My dad can't know about this yet, I have spent $550 on new phones in one month! And there isn't a way i'll be splashing out for another one

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Hey! So my friend spilled some water on my phone like two days ago and my phone actually was working pretty well... Nothing serious happened BUT today that i tried to charge it it wouldn't charge!!!! Anyone knows anything i can do

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so i dropped my phone in a fountain it's dead and wont charge i put it in rice for 3 days and it works but its still dead and wont charge what do i do

plz help

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I just dropped my charger port in my sink full of water.Is it safe to charge my IPhone5

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For everyone who has dropped their phone in water and it works fine, but can’t charge it, check to see if the charger has burnt marks on it. Your phone could’ve still had water in it.

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My step daughter has an obsession with her fathers phone long story short, she dumped her plate of food on the phone, and claims it was only on the screen (which has a shield) but yet 20 minutes later begins to question her dad about his phone acting funny, does this happen all the time....blah blah blah.... this happened when she plugged the charger into the phone, idk he told her to turn it off but he did. Now it wont turn on because it is dead, but wont charge. I checked the charger plug like the last person suggested, sure enough its burnt. Anybody know if I can charge the phone on a charging station, or is the phone now fried? the screen lights up to show that it needs to be plugged into the charger, so the screen does work.

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First off Rice is for cooking and wont dry anything. its a tv thing. Start by taking the phone apart.Clean ever connection with a soft toothbrush. As well clean the logic board use a 99% isopropal alcohol for all cleaning. now is the time to start drying out the phone. Set the screen in a desiccant or silica gel leave it in for several day moving it from time to time to get the max effect from the desiccant . use a blow dryer on a low heat setting to dry the rest of the phone. Only use a hair dryer once you have cleaned the phone completely with the alcohol. Do not attempt to dry the phone if its still wet with water with the blow dryer as this only spreds the water. Replace the battery with a new one consider the old ones done. a battery is never right after it gets wet. Clean again with isopropal alcohol let dry and when you think everything is clean and dry reassemble the phone (make sure to clean the contacts on the screen after removing from the desiccant). Once you've reassembled the phone its time to power it on. Hold your breath and hope for the best

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9LMvSK2...

this shows how to get into the phone but you need to go farther and take everything apart you need to clean both sides of the motherboard. take your time when taking it apart keep your parts in order so you know where they go back to and make sure you put screws in right order .

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Well... if you're not used to taking apart cell phones. I wouldn't suggest doing this yourself. Try to find a shop that does water damage cleaning. They may be able to salvage the phone, by cleaning it with 90 proof isopropyl alcohol and probably a new battery

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thank you so much for this info!

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General answer for all electronics dropped into water:

  • Immediately remove battery.
  • Gently shake out as much water as possible.
  • LEAVE to dry, at least two days, in a vertical position so remaining water drains by gravity.
  • Visually inspect for water droplets using a magnifying glass, if you have one.
  • Then re-insert battery and test phone.

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If ur phone is water damaged and you try and charge it it would work for like 2 times then it would be burnt so it wouldn’t charge afterwards

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My redmi droped in a pool and the I open It to dry it and the after the next say I try to charge it, the phone can come on and then go off after i move the charge it doesn't come on at all

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It’s simple, just insert your $!^& into the charger port and leave it there for 5 hours then charge it, this will without a doubt work. You’re welcome

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