11-27-2011 10:53 PM
First, I love my Torch 9800. I have not had issues with battery life, though, I do try my best to keep programs and other "things" from running unless I specifically ask for them to run.
Today, up popped a message saying I had 20% of battery life left. (yes, a very useful app.) I was on my way to see my uncle in the hospital for probably the last time and I would never take a phone into anyplace where I am spending time with people.
This seemed like a good time to charge the battery. I did so. The red light came on (upper righ area), then it went off and I guessed it was set to run. Instead I have nothing, not even an ounce of life in this machine.
I need to find a way if it is the battery (I am so pissed at myself for not having two batteries, I always have) or the phone. I used to have Curve, very nice, but, on the curve, the connector broke. It wiggled around and wouldn't take anything connection in which it would be charged.
Before I go and buy a battery, is there a way to test that battery before purchasiing one? I doulbt it, but, thought I would ask. I really do love this phone.
Thank you for your kindness in helping me out..
11-28-2011 02:23 AM
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05-03-2013 01:15 AM
Hi, i have a curve 9220 and my phone has the same problem. I was charging it last night at around 11pm but it was on with I think 20-25% more battery, I woke up at around 12am an hour after, and I decided to check on it, I was shocked to see that it has a steady red led on and it won't turn on.
I decided to unplug it and remove the battery. I woke up again at 6 am and tried to bring back the battery hoping that it will work but still it doesn't. I plugged it again for about 20 mins then the led started lighting up for 5-15 seconds and then nothing happens next. After removing and inserting the battery, an icon appeared with a red x mark. Until now I can't turn on my blackberry. I need help please I've been using my phone for 10 months now and I'm handling it with proper care. Thank you!