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By merrr / Monday 20 January 2014 20:34 / Canada
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By  koalabear_55  |  11

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 :)

By  WhatsOpTic  |  11

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By  koalabear_55  |  11

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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  elibel  |  16

How did the rice even get frozen in the phone? Is it like 20 degrees in your house?

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  koalabear_55  |  11

I was wondering the same thing lol

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  buttcramp  |  21

also try taking out the battery and sim card if you can. I've heard blow drying the phone can help too but sometimes it's lost cause.

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  Goldenchest  |  14

Put it in the oven on the lowest possible setting for about 5 or so minutes.

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  koalabear_55  |  11

How can he turn it on and off if his phone is dead? He can't charge it

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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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  littlem91  |  29

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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  geko911  |  22

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.

By  pussymonster_xx  |  8

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  elibel  |  16

I still don't understand how the rice froze in the phone.. Did the phone stay in the snow for an extended period of time so it would actually be cold enough to just freeze rice? Was she not inside with a heated environment when she tried putting it in rice?

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  jannatanelle  |  5

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.

By  WhatsOpTic  |  11

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  bubblyhayley  |  16

theyre thumbing you down but the rice thing doesn't work, its all part of the racist 'put it in rice so asians come and fix it' joke...

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