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My son was pushed in a pool. will AT & T cover the damage. I was told no by so many people.. only have had the phone since Oct 2011. have a lot of time to pay on the Contract..I have tried the rice thing, for approx. 10 hours so far. it comes on, but no screen. Its a smart phone. please let me know what to do.

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My son was pushed in a pool. will AT & T cover the damage. I was told no by so many people.. only have had the phone since Oct 2011. have a lot of time to pay on the Contract..I have tried the rice thing, for approx. 10 hours so far. it comes on, but no screen. Its a smart phone. please let me know what to do.


unles you have insurance on the phone, att will not replace it.try 5 or 6 days in the rice. Other then that you can get a att gophone and put your son's sim into it or purchase a used phone off ebay. You can also check your home owners insurance to see if it will cover the phone

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The rice works, usually, but you have to leave it in longer than 10 hours. It also happened to my sister...her's fell in a toliet, though. Took out the batttery and Sim and left it in rice for 3 days. Phone still works!! Good luck!! 

 




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