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Battery dies fast!

For the last 2 days, my blackberry has been dying a lot faster than before..i would have it fully charged in the morning and around 2 oclock in the afternoon..it needs to be charged..I also have noticed the hour glass sign keeps on popping out..like its loading an application when im not even using the phone..help!

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  • velvetseawad Dec 22, 2008

    i have the same problem.. hour glass comes up and i've tried deleting a few applications. this just started happening the other day and now my phone dies at 3 or 4 in the afternoon.. very annoying!

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    I'm going through the same thing and it's very annoying! I have taken the phone to my sprint provider and they tested the phone and said there was nothing wrong with it. It's only 4 mo. old and to new to be having these sort of issues. I have even bought a new battery and the same thing happens. I charge it overnight and by noon it needs to be recharged even if I don't use it. Please help!!!!!

  • lansberry Jan 07, 2009

    I have the exact problem...battery dies after a few hours after being fully charged (even when the device is not in use). I also purchased a new battery but am having the same issue and now believe the problem lies with the phone itself. Please advise if anyone discovers a resolution. My phone is only 6 months old but I did not purchase a service plan.



    Thank you.

  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    I have the same problem.
    It occurred the same time as my emails stopped coming through...
    I have a feeling a setting has changed, and there is a constant process running in the background...
    any thoughts anyone?

  • dolc-e Feb 08, 2009

    Ive been having the same problem for 2 days! My phone used to last for 2-3 days without charging (at regular use) and all the sudden the battery dies within hours, I havent received (but CAN send) any data (emails) other than texts/bbms in 2 days and the hour glass is up a lot more. It also switchced from EDGE to GSM to GPRS very frequently. I tried rebooting twice and spoke with ATT for over an hour, then did not see anything wrong on their end! This morning when I woke up to a dying battery the phone was "Copying Address Book" with a white progress bar... never seen that before either! My device is 15 months old. Im wondering if I should try a new battery or just get a new device!

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2009

    Sme problems listed above describing the reduced battery life...did not purchase a service plan and the phone is only four months old..

  • ncherokee9 Mar 07, 2009

    My Blackberry Pearl is doing similar stuff. It has this never ending hour glass spinning in the window all day, that constantly drains my battery like it's trying to load something. I had this problem before, but I let it drain the phone powerless, then re-charged and it went away, but it's happening again and that's not working anymore. What is this problem????

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Well only the people that doesnt have internet or anything like that, you might need to do this.
1) go to Options.
2) go to Mobile Network
3) then where it says Data Services, it have to be turned off.
That happened to my phone and now is normal like before.

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There is no solution ive tried everything! i love my blackberry and everything it does! it works for a couple months then tottaly shuts down slowly but surely : (


sorry for bad news but true

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