How to dry out a BlackBerry with rice

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How to dry out a BlackBerry with rice
Rice is a friend to wet BlackBerries. (Getty creative)

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. Although 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.

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Things you need

  • Towel
  • Bowl or can
  • Rice

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  1. 1

    Remove your phone from the water as quickly as you can manage.

  2. 2

    Undo the back cover and take out the battery. This will help to preserve the phone's circuits.

  3. 3

    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.

  4. 4

    Dry the BlackBerry with a towel.

  5. 5

    Fill a bowl or can with dry rice.

  6. 6

    Push the BlackBerry gently into the rice until it's buried. Leave the BlackBerry in the rice for 24 to 72 hours.

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