red lashing light and water damaged... what does the light mean??

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my Samsung galaxy s3 has water damage from when I went horseback riding and I dropped my phone in a puddle when I got bucked off the horse, ive been doing the rice trick, it managed to turn on and then it shut off, and now theres this red light that flashes for a couple seconds and now it wont turn on at all!! :( what do I do?? and whats the red flashing light mean??
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There may be niegh sayers but I think your pony has run it s last race.
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Larf, larf, larf...
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haha nice
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im not sure what you mean.. im talking about my phone not my horse
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Leave it in the bag of rice for a few days and DO NOT touch it or try to power it up again for at least 3-4 days. If you do, this may cause more damage to the phone.
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To add, you can always get billed out for your remaining tab balance so you can get another one using the tab. Cell phones aren't cheap and as the previous posts states these are your only options trust us :) No pun intended.
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thank you very much! :) I really appreciate it!!
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Before you put it into the rice make sure to take the back off and take the battery out and wipe off any water you see with a towel and give it a few good shakes to see if any water will come out if it happens to be an excessive amount t that got in. Then place it in the rice in a warm space like near (not on top of) a heater vent. Put the battery and phone into the rice separately not all as one unit.
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ive already done that, thank you
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its possible that the screen is not turning on and the red light is a notification that someone is messaging you....it could also be just your phones way of saying there is some sort of error when it is trying to turn on

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