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Registered: ‎10-22-2013
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charging port on playbook is damaged and will not accept the plug. Is there another way to charge it or where can I get a new charging port that I can install

 
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I'm rockin the BlackBerry DTEK60, Passport, Z30, Z10, Q10, BlackBerry Mini Stereo Speaker, 64 gig PlayBook,BT Headset HS-700

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Re: charging port on playbook is damaged and will not accept the plug. Is there another way to charge it or where can I get a new charging port that I can install

a magnetic charger might be the cheapest way to get it charging again, it uses the three pins on the right

 




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New Contributor
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎10-22-2013
My Device: playbook
My Carrier: Northern Tel

Re: charging port on playbook is damaged and will not accept the plug. Is there another way to charge it or where can I get a new charging port that I can install

Can I get the magnetic charger at Staples?

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Posts: 156
Registered: ‎11-20-2011
My Device: playbook 16g,32g, 64g (use this every day still), 2-z10's, Passport
My Carrier: Telus

Re: charging port on playbook is damaged and will not accept the plug. Is there another way to charge it or where can I get a new charging port that I can install

I looked the other day on Amazon and they had them for about 15.  I paid over 50 for mine

New Contributor
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎10-22-2013
My Device: playbook
My Carrier: Northern Tel

Re: charging port on playbook is damaged and will not accept the plug. Is there another way to charge it or where can I get a new charging port that I can install

Thanks very much for your help. I have ordered one from Amazon ($23.00 delivered).

Trusted Contributor
Posts: 156
Registered: ‎11-20-2011
My Device: playbook 16g,32g, 64g (use this every day still), 2-z10's, Passport
My Carrier: Telus

Re: charging port on playbook is damaged and will not accept the plug. Is there another way to charge it or where can I get a new charging port that I can install

That's great.  Glad I could be of assistance.  There are lots of guys here who have helped me out so I'm glad I could do something for someone else.