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New Contributor
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎04-13-2008
My Device: Not Specified

BB Curve 8300

Two questions...probably simple.


1. Why do I get a blinking RED LED when the phone is OFF?


2. I bought a replacement battery...it's marked 8700 but promoted as being OK for 8300...and when I put it in the phone I get a NO BATTERY (international NO slash) image. I've bought product from this company before, and never had problems. Is this some stupid thing like inkjet cartridges that need to be verified? 

Forums Advisor I
Posts: 661
Registered: ‎04-02-2008
My Device: Curve 8900

Re: BB Curve 8300

For the second issue, the 8700 and 8300 batteries aren't compatible. That is probably why you are getting the NO BATTERY screen. You will need to purchase a battery designed for the 8300. They seemed to have promoted it wrong...