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Just leave it alone for now and go back to it when the rice defrosted. Get a tooth pick and try to get it out of there gently and if that doesn't work go to your provider and hopefully they can be of some use. Good luck OP :)

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Just leave it alone for now and go back to it when the rice defrosted. Get a tooth pick and try to get it out of there gently and if that doesn't work go to your provider and hopefully they can be of some use. Good luck OP :)

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Do NOT blow dry it unless you have the heat setting on your blow dryer turned to OFF - nothing will kill an electronic device like heat will.

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I had a similar rice problem when getting water out of my iPod after dropping it in the toilet. First, let it thaw. Then, wait a good 24 hours with the phone in the bag of rice, changing the rice if necessary. At this point, if the rice has done it's duty, your phone should turn on. Lastly, carefully use tweezers to remove any rice stuck in the charger or headphone jack. I had about ten pieces in my iPod. It was worrisome at first, but the right tweezers did the trick. Good luck, OP!

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@26 No need to turn the heat off. most electronics have their failsafe temp around 70C. Most off the shelf hair dryers can't get close to that.

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I have this feeling the op has only done it for 10 minutes. I've always read du the outside, put in a bag of rice (probably a 1lb size bag), leave somewhere fairly warm (airing cupboard if it doesn't get too hot) and forget it for 24 hours. Hopefully op reads all this and his phone survives!

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Maybe by 'frozen' op means the rice is stuck? I'm just guessing but it's the first thing that came to mind.

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The reason why you mustn't heat devices is not because of the component heat threshold. It's because it can cause reflowing of the solder on the board, which is quite likely to cause short circuits.

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I dropped my phone in the snow once and the phone retained the temperature of the snow for several hours after. It's strange.

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I've dropped my phone numerous times in snow and it would not be cold enough to freeze ice. my conclusion is that OP stuck it in rice and pulled it out which is completely pointless I would leave a phone atleast two days.

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Did you leave it outside? How is it still frozen, if you left it in rice overnight, as you should have? So much wrong here, so few details

Oh crap. You probably should have wiped as much snow as possible off first. It'll defrost and f it doesn't, it's probably not too hard to chisel rice away.

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Oh yes, just chisel away that phone. Wonder what kind it is. iPhone? (If so, ignore my sarcasm. More interesting that way.)

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