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dropped phone in water now camera doesnt work

I was waking up to answer a text and my phone slipped off my bed and fell into a half full glass of water. I immediately took the phone out and dried it off I took the back piece off and let it air dry cause there was no immediate problems then I get up to use the bathroom I come back and my phone shut down. I turned it back on placed it in rice it turned on fine but now the camera doesn't work and the apps that involve the camera don't work either. what should I do? please help greatly appreciated

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I dropped my phone in my tub of water and the screen immediately filled with water. I fixed that problem for a few nights by letting it air dry but there are still some watermarks in the top left corner that I don't really mind. My problem is that, my camera and any other apps that are provided with camera scripts have all gone black screened and pop up such things as "Warning Camera failed!". I have a Samsung (Galaxy J3 prime.) If anyone has any ideas on how I can fix this, please reply or shoot me an email at and I'll make sure to reply with a big thanks!


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@luna24 couple of things you will have to do. first, skip the rice. It is an absolute myth to use rice. It will not repair your phone, it will not stop corrosion or prevent shortcircuits. You will have to disassemble your phone. Use this guide for some help with that. Then you will have to clean everything with isopropyl alcohol. Remember to remove all EMI shields from your circuit board. Use this guide for some idea on how to clean. It was written for an iPhone but all the points are still pertinent to your phone as well. After a proper cleaning, replace the batter. Then reassemble your phone and re-evaluate. Of course, best course of action would be an ultrasonic cleaning. So if you have that available, use that instead. Until your phone is properly cleaned, it is very difficult to trouble shoot. Remember that water damage is the hardest to diagnose and to repair since virtually any part may have failed.

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