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New Contributor
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎01-03-2013
My Device: bold 9900
My Carrier: airtel
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battery won't charge

When I charge my bold 9900, the lightning bolt blinks for a while, then it stops charging and a symbol that looks like c 3 shows in the battery icon. I changed the battery but its the same problem, pls help..
Guru II
Posts: 22,045
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: BlackBerry PRIV; BlackBerry Z30, Z10 and Q10 w/OS 10.3.2.2639; PlayBook w/OS 2.1.0.1917
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: battery won't charge

When it stops blinking does it change to an icon that looks like a power plug? That means it's done charging.

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Posts: 4
Registered: ‎01-03-2013
My Device: bold 9900
My Carrier: airtel

Re: battery won't charge

Yes it does
Guru II
Posts: 22,045
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: BlackBerry PRIV; BlackBerry Z30, Z10 and Q10 w/OS 10.3.2.2639; PlayBook w/OS 2.1.0.1917
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: battery won't charge

That means its 100& charged.

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Posts: 4
Registered: ‎01-03-2013
My Device: bold 9900
My Carrier: airtel

Re: battery won't charge

But the battery is still low, the battery meter would just increase about 10% from when I started charging it. Then the c 3 thing appears, then the power plug appears.
Guru II
Posts: 22,045
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: BlackBerry PRIV; BlackBerry Z30, Z10 and Q10 w/OS 10.3.2.2639; PlayBook w/OS 2.1.0.1917
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: battery won't charge

That usually happens when the battery gets too hot. If the battery isn't hot then you may have a problem with the charger. Try a different charger, if possible. If it's not the charger then it's possible there is a hardware problem with the device and I would recommend getting a warranty exchange.

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New Contributor
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎01-03-2013
My Device: bold 9900
My Carrier: airtel

Re: battery won't charge

Just changed the charger, now battery works fine.. Thanks
Guru II
Posts: 22,045
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: BlackBerry PRIV; BlackBerry Z30, Z10 and Q10 w/OS 10.3.2.2639; PlayBook w/OS 2.1.0.1917
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: battery won't charge

Excellent!

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