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Rim Blackberry 7290 will not charge battery, does not exhibit the "charging icon" when it is plugged into anything. Where can I get it repaired ?

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  • George McBride Feb 03, 2009

    Hi, I'm not sure if you received my reply. I wrote it here in the box and clicked on the "Helpful" icon.



    Thanks again,

    George

  • George McBride Feb 03, 2009

    Thank you very much for your reply !!



    Unfortunately, I took a very close look at the connector with an eye loupe and found that the pin on the edge of the data/power connector (right most pin with the display pointed at the ceiling) has been bent down and pushed to back of the connector. That is probably the connection for the charging voltage. Where can I get the connector replaced or purchase it so I can replace it myself ?



    Thanks again,



    George

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I do apologize you're having this issue with the Blackberry. I assumed have you have tried different outlets. Try to remove the battery completely for 20-40 seconds, and let it re-boot and try again with putting the charger in. Is it loose? Do you have another charger?
If the icon is not coming up, it's something with the OS we have to update.
You can check out www.blackberry.com/btsc for the desktop manager, and the latest and great software for you style of blackberry. They have number on their for return and repair as well.
Running the application loader is like giving the phone an oil change. You wanna do it 1-2 times a month to keep it moving smoothly. RIM updates their softwares every 2-4 months.
If this is a T-Mobile blackberry check out www.t-mobile.com/bbupgrade
You can desk the battery, but as I said if the icon is not coming up, it's a software problem.

Cheers!

Posted on Feb 03, 2009

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