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Spilt acetone on my ph :/


Posted anonymously, 5th December 2019


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  • Being a chemicalxi don’t think it would work. The acetone might eat away at some parts of your phone. The rice method with only work with water, as long as you pull the phone apart first


  • It works to help absorb water fir when you drop it in the toilet, acetone is a chemical, totally a different kettle if fish


  • I have heard if your phone gets wet, you should place it in uncooked rice for a while to absorb excess water. I don’t think it will help if you’ve spilt acetone on your phone though as that’s a chemical, it would do different damage to water


  • I have never heard of this method !


  • From memory Acetone is sticky, pretty powerful and the chemical used to remove it would not be good for your phone either.


  • I found it has worked in the past for water. Leave it off and put it in rice for at least a day, maybe 2. Not sure about acetone!


  • I’ve been told it does work but I have never tried it myself


  • I’ve heard it does, but never has for me. Think it’s different for water and acetone tho.


  • No the rice method did not work for my phone when it dropped in the bath


  • my phone fell into the dogs bucket of water from the shelf, I put it straight in the rice and rice got stuck in the charger hole hahaha


  • Oh dear…not sure it will work with acetone as that will eat through the phone?! Good luck


  • With water, to some degree yes, but acetone….probably not. god luck


  • I think it helps with water….don’t think acetone would be the same it might dry up moisture but acetone would possibly be corrosive


  • This worked with me with water, but maybe get advice from an IT store about this particular spill.


  • I have used this method with a water spill only.


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