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samsung galaxy s4 got orangina spilt on it on a table now

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samsung galaxy s4 got orangina spilt on it on a table
now my phone will not charge
when its turned off and plugged in it will repeatedly vibrate every few seconds and wont charge
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Android Devices
Expert:  A. Stevens replied 2 years ago.
A. Stevens :

Hi, I am A. Stevens here to help with your question!

A. Stevens :

Based on your description, I would have to say that unfortunately the water damage to the phone hardware has killed the device.

A. Stevens :

Do you possibly have insurance on it through your mobile carrier?

A. Stevens :

Otherwise some times there are cell phone repair shops can fix water damaged phones, but it really depends on the extent of the damage.

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How long ago did this happen?

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Sometimes after the phone dries out it may turn back on.

A. Stevens :

But you want to be sure to leave it unplugged from the charger.

Customer:

a few hours ago

A. Stevens :

Because that will definitely damage it further.

Customer:

i plugged it in a few times

Customer:

but have left if for the alf

Customer:

for the last hour or so

A. Stevens :

OK so since it was fairly recent.

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You might be able to follow these steps to try to save it.

A. Stevens :

I've seen this work a few times.

A. Stevens :

So just depends on the extent of the damage.

A. Stevens :

If it wasn't compltely submerged you might have some luck with this.

A. Stevens :

If it was spilled on there could have just gotten inside the charger port or headphone jack.

A. Stevens :

And there isn't too much damage.

Customer:

yea it wasnt a big spill just a third of a can

A. Stevens :

So follow those steps.

A. Stevens :

And you might have some luck.

A. Stevens :

Otherwise as I mentioned there are repair shops that can sometimes fix the parts that were damaged.

A. Stevens :

But based on the extent of damage it may not be worth trying to repair.

A. Stevens :

But it sounds like your phone shouldn't be too damaged.

Customer:

kk i

Customer:

k thanks im just checking the wikihow

A. Stevens :

Great.

A. Stevens :

Should be fairly easy to follow.

A. Stevens :

You just need some rice/grain

Customer:

btw my phone while plugged in never died but it went down to 0%

A. Stevens :

Right..so maybe theres damage in the charging port contacts

Customer:

and it showed my a message about power sharing and downloading an samsun ]g

A. Stevens :

Just need to try to let it dry out

Customer:

samsung app

Customer:

its a bit sticky because of the orangina can i wipe it down?

A. Stevens :

Yes, just don't let any liquid get inside

A. Stevens :

Through the ports//speaker etc.

Customer:

kk cheers ***** ***** your help

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