is it still in warranty? Does it look all banged up like it's obvious you dropped it? if it's still in warranty and you take it back to the Apple store, they may just hand you a new one. if it is out of warranty they may be able to tell you the best work-around.. or.. you could buy a new one :-)
Actually, many people do not realize that they can simply walk into an apple store for help. Also, i have posted many helpful comments and links other suggestions below, which clearly you were too busy to read. So therefore, I reject your request to shut up..
Did you try THIS yet: restart iphone without sleep button ??
[quote=franco] it say if you want to back up when you back up what does that mean? does that mean my pics and all of my stuff will not bee erased?[/quote]
It means that a backup of all your music, photos, apps, settings, etc, will be created and stored in iTunes, so that if your iPhone gets erased, fubar'd, or if you ever get a new iPhone, you can then "restore" everything to it.
if setting in (dry) rice fixed it, that would indicate it was wet or had excessive moisture inside.. had you dropped it in water, or did you know that it was wet? i'm guessing you did, since you put it in rice?
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