1. will2455's Avatar
    OK...long time CB follower here, but haven't really had a question til now. Ususally just find my answer in the forums. There are many posts about phones going in the water...well what about just the battery? I was leaving my bathroom (I know I'm not the only one who takes their BB into the crapper) and while reaching for the light I dropped my Bold and the battery cover flies off and the battery goes directly into my dog's water bowl. The resulting splash was just enough to turn the tattle-tale white square pink in my Bold which landed screen down right next to the bowl. The battery was in the water for only a few seconds and the phone just got a little splash. Will this battery be OK? Will it hurt my phone if I put it back in? It's been about 45 minutes...any thoughts? Any advice would be much appreciated...

    Thanks in advance
    06-29-09 02:56 AM
  2. BergerKing's Avatar
    Pop it into a baggie with some uncooked rice for a few hours. Better to not take chances with moisture. Afterwards, flush it with isopropyl alcohol to remove any trace minerals that can lead to corrosion.

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    06-29-09 03:07 AM
  3. will2455's Avatar
    Thanks for the reply...I'll give it a shot. I've read about the rice technique, but didn't know if it would apply to the battery...
    06-29-09 03:14 AM