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  1. amc_wi69's Avatar
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    Default Swelling Battery

    Few weeks ago I noticed that the back battery cover wasnít sitting properly so I gave it a quick look over and found nothing wrong so I chalked it up to normal wear and tear. Then my battery life started to drain very quickly. Thought maybe apps were killing but to no prevail. Finally I took out the battery and noticed it was swelling in the middle by a good amount.

    I called T-mobile for replacement battery...$59.99!
    I called Radio Shack....50.00 (the guy didnít even ask me which model BB it as for)
    Then I looked on Crackberry....$14.99

    So I would like to say THANK YOU CRACKBERRY for saving a guy a lot of money.

    I havenít heard that much about the batteries swelling but trust me some do!

    Last but not least I'm selling my rare swollen battery for the super slow price of $14.98...you canít get these just anywhere folks!
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    It may be a symptom of charging too fast by using a non-BB charger, I had it happen using my PC's USB ports to charge my phone's battery. It was fine if the battery was mostly charged when I started but if the battery was very low it charged too fast and swelled up as yours did.
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    You can get Flip replacement batteries on Amazon for even less (starts at $3.50). Crackberry ain't a great deal on this, my friend.
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    do a search.

    known problem with the early batteries.

    verizon warrantied it for me.
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    Eeee Bay

    I usually get them for $2 or $3
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    Verizon just sent me one the old didn't last 6 months

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    Quote Originally Posted by ESN View Post
    Verizon just sent me one the old didn't last 6 months
    Tell them, ask for another.
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    Can my Phone usage have anything to do with the swelling of its battery? Or is it just due to overcharging and I shd replace my old battery with a new one?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pranav93 View Post
    Can my Phone usage have anything to do with the swelling of its battery? Or is it just due to overcharging and I shd replace my old battery with a new one?
    It can be one or several factors. If your battery is swelling, a new one is highly recommended.
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    A swelling battery is about to leak and destroy you,re phone. Replace at once!

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