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Re: BQ Aquaris E4.5 won't turn on


I have had an older bq that got just as wet.
I was able to make it work again by placing it in a closed box with rice
for a week.
Although I did not attempt to turn it on before 'rice drying' it.
This was in 2014 and the phone still works today as a media center for the
kitchen connected to bluetooth speakers.
Worth a shot, I guess.


On 24 Jun 2017 1:36 pm, "Mark Raymond" <markr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> So, my Ubuntu BQ Aquaris E4.5 got rather wet a week ago (I fell in a
> river...). I left the phone for a week to dry out. It now shows a red light
> when I plug a charger in, but won't turn on, even when holding the power
> button for >30s (after charging for several hours). I expect it is just
> completely dead now, but is there anything else worth trying?
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