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spurswalker
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎02-23-2013
My Device: Blackberry Curve

Battery life

Hi

 

I charge my phone up every night but as soon as I stop charning it the battery goes down even when I don't use it. The phone dies within 5 hours and that's when i don't use it much.

 

Do you think I need a new battery?

 

Many thanks

 

Andrew Walker

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sdgardne
Posts: 48,764
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: Z30, Z10 & Q10 (10.2.2.1531), Playbook (2.1.0.1526)

Re: Battery life

Hi and Welcome to the Community!

You might...but to test, this sequence is needed:

  1. Obtain a known good and already fully charged additional battery...use it in your BB and see what happens
  2. Obtain access to a known good and identical BB...use your battery in it and see what happens

The results of this will indicate if it's your BB or your battery that has the problem.

Good luck and let us know!


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spurswalker
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎02-23-2013
My Device: Blackberry Curve

Re: Battery life

Can I use my battery in any Blackberry model IE the torch?

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sdgardne
Posts: 48,764
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: Z30, Z10 & Q10 (10.2.2.1531), Playbook (2.1.0.1526)

Re: Battery life

You must use an identical battery...some models are interchangeable, others are not. You need to look at the battery of each and, if they have the exact same model number on the batteries, then they can be interchanged. Otherwise, no.

Occam's Razor nearly always applies when troubleshooting technology issues!
If anyone has been helpful to you, please show your appreciation by clicking the button inside of their post. Please click here and read, along with the threads to which it links, for helpful information to guide you as you proceed. I always recommend that you treat your BlackBerry like any other computing device, including using a regular backup schedule...click here for an article with instructions.
Join our BBM Channels
BSCF General Channel
PIN: C0001B7B4   Display/Scan Bar Code
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