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Tmobile mda i just bought a new battery for my mda and i been trying to charge my phone it just won't what can i do. i really like that phone

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Re: tmobile mda

Try charging it with the AC adapter it came with.

If that doesn't work try charging it via your computer using a USB cord

Posted on Jan 03, 2008

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