How to Dry Out a BlackBerry With Rice
BlackBerry phones are the invention of Research in Motion (RIM), a company founded by Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin in 1984. The company introduced its wireless handheld in 2000. Even though the BlackBerry phone is a good phone, even it can accidentally take a swim in a toilet or a sink. When this happens, you need to dry it out. One of these ways is to use rice.
Things You'll Need
- Bowl or can
Remove your phone from the water as quickly as you can manage.
Undo the back cover and take out the battery. This will help to preserve the phone's circuits.
Slip the SIM card from the BlackBerry. Dry the SIM card on a towel by patting it lightly. Set it aside and let it dry.
Dry the BlackBerry with a towel.
Fill a bowl or can with dry rice.
Push the BlackBerry gently into the rice until it's buried. Leave the BlackBerry in the rice for 24 to 72 hours.
Tips & Warnings
- Do not put in the battery for at least three days. You don't want to run the risk of ruining your phone by putting in a wet battery.