mobile phone gone through washing machine...

  realist 19:00 14 Mar 07
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...is that terminal, or might it be ok when dried out?

Grandson's and he has some footy videos stored on it he'd prefer not to lose.

  postie24 19:25 14 Mar 07

Sorry got to say terminal

Postie24

  dukeboxhero 19:38 14 Mar 07

sounds terminal but no harm in trying to dry it tho, i would use a hair dryer take any covers of and use dryer at a warm setting good luck

  SANTOS7 19:40 14 Mar 07

Two chances realist, "slim" and "none"..

Chances are that it has already started to oxidise,
what you could try is taking it apart as much as you can and try a hairdrier on it...

  oresome 20:14 14 Mar 07

Was the machine on the "delicates" cycle?

  woodchip 08:39 15 Mar 07

Take the back off and use a air dryer on it. not too close

  Kate B 10:09 15 Mar 07

Any joy?

  realist 13:09 15 Mar 07

...alas, none :(

Thanks all for your input.

  STREETWORK 18:55 15 Mar 07

Yeah, I thought it was only me that did this, shop said it was contaminated with an unknown liquid. I said that will be the Daz then...

But my son's survived a soaking in a swimming pool...

  bennyhillslovechild 08:15 16 Mar 07

I had an old Motorola mobile that survived not one but TWO trips through the washing machine. I found it best just to strip it down as completely as I could, removing battery, sim, etc and leave in the airing cupboard for 48 hours. It started up again both times, luckily, and survived another 6 months of clumsy, fat-fingered ownership. :)

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