1. xCoopx's Avatar
    So as some of you might know, it snowed here in Indianapolis. Well I was out side talking in the snow on the new Storm and some snow has seemed to have gotten into it. Now my screen looks all cloudy. I'm assuming moisture has gotten into it, it works fine, but looks awful. Here's a pic. Any suggestions?
    12-07-08 09:48 PM
  2. xCoopx's Avatar
    help anyone?
    12-07-08 09:51 PM
  3. 04redgto's Avatar
    LOL..."Seems to have gotten into it" Looks like you droped it in the snow to me! Thats more than a few flakes! Give it time to dry out. What does the moisture indicator on the battery look like?
    12-07-08 09:52 PM
  4. DroidExpert007's Avatar
    Just give it time to air out.. maybee point a fan to it at night! Haha
    12-07-08 09:57 PM
  5. biclocal's Avatar
    wow that sucks...but i guess its hard to stay dry during the storm muahaha
    12-07-08 10:00 PM
  6. keyser.soze's Avatar
    Suggestions? Hope it dries out and keep an eye on your moisture indicator.

    Do you have a friend at your local VZW store? You might need some help with a replacement.
    12-07-08 10:06 PM
  7. DroidExpert007's Avatar
    If the liquid damage indicator hasnt been ruined then you may be able to do a replacement.. just wait for the screen to evaporate before you try.
    12-07-08 10:08 PM
  8. denire's Avatar
    i guess its really taking up on the name

    12-07-08 10:08 PM
  9. RobUM2011's Avatar
    leave phone in bowl of uncooked rice... lol...
    12-07-08 10:27 PM
  10. passtheflask's Avatar
    leave phone in bowl of uncooked rice... lol...
    i second that notion
    12-07-08 11:08 PM
  11. xCoopx's Avatar
    The moisture indicator is still intact (thank God), so I might head on down to the local VZW and see what they can do... Honestly it looks like the screen is dirty from behind because all the buttons stand off of the cloud. Doesn't make sense I know, but honestly I feel like if I could pop the screen off and wipe it, it would be good as new.
    12-08-08 01:03 AM
  12. DroidExpert007's Avatar
    if it looks dirty they may not have a problem.. just make sure it doesnt look like water
    12-08-08 01:05 AM
  13. MinnieMePowers's Avatar
    Try giving it a few good puffs of canned air around the seam of the screen. I did this with an old phone I had with the same problem.
    12-08-08 01:39 AM
  14. xCoopx's Avatar
    So went to Verizon today, talked with a sales rep (who posed as a tech rep) and was promptly told I would need to file a claim, although my indicators are dry as a bone. I argued why, he went to the tech rep who was busy w/ a customer said "What's your opinon?" response "Water". Funny seeing how it is freakin dry. Anyway, gonna try canned air when I get home... doubt it will work, but I've already filed a claim... There goes my $50 rebate.
    12-08-08 02:35 PM
  15. eram's Avatar
    Is your factory screen film off? Could be the water got under there and its a big bubble?

    Last night I swore up and down that I had a series of 3 dead pixels that I couldn't wipe off, but I [finally] took that film off and it was something somehow caught in/under that.
    12-08-08 02:39 PM
  16. xCoopx's Avatar
    Yeah I ripped that thing off soon as it came out the box
    12-08-08 02:56 PM