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Registered: ‎12-29-2012
My Device: blackberry 9000
My Carrier: rogers

Bold 9000 water damage

I have a blackberry bold 9000 for about 2 years and last summer I was taking a shower and put my phone on my sink (it was wet I detent know ) and after my shower I picked up my phone and the screen was darker from before at the time I detent know what to do s ii just cared on with my day and when my phone died I just forgot about it and switched to my other phone and now I have found my 9000 and IM trying to get it to start but the screen is black and its charging right now I really need help if someone can help that would be awesome

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Re: Bold 9000 water damage

Hi and Welcome to the Community!


All water damage treatments are time sensitive...the longer after the damage you wait to conduct the treatment, the less likely success is. But, if you want to try, then refer:

Do everything it says, including waiting the maximum recommended time (perhaps longer...perhaps 5 days). Applying power to your BB between it getting wet and doing this process reduces the chances of success. Further, the only thing predictable about moisture intrusion into a BB (indeed, any electronic device) is that the results will be unpredictable. I've seen some come back up right away and be fine. I've seen others never work at all. I've seen still others run for a bit, and then die later. And every thing in between.

Good luck!

Occam's Razor nearly always applies when troubleshooting technology issues!

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