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Registered: ‎01-29-2009
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Extending battery life on pearl

Hi all. I have recently been having battery problems (only lasting 12 hrs etc) and have discovered that if you turn the Blackberry off to charge it, the battery runs down really quickly. If you charge it with the Blackberry still on, it lasts 3-4 days! Is this a known issue, or is my Pearl unique?


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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
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Re: Extending battery life on pearl

I've always recommended to leave it on for charging. I don't know that there is a real difference.


They real KEY is not to drain the battery daily, or constantly, drain after drain drain. A short topping off durding the day is good for the battery, draining is not.

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