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Blackberry pearl not holding charge

My peark will not hold a charge. I used the flash to take some pictures, Could that have killed the battery?

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  • flylettuce Apr 22, 2008

    My pearl will not hold a charge. I used the flash to take some pictures, Could that have killed the battery?

  • tbourg2 Nov 13, 2008

    I have the same problem, but my port has 5.

  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2009

    I woke up today, and noticed my phone did not charge at all during the day. I tried a different outlet nothing. My blackberry will recognize that I have it plugged into the charger but it will not take a charge for some reason. I tried my car charger, a red light came on, and I got a picture of a battery on the display.



    Shortly after my blackberry turned off. When I turned it back on it would load, and load, and load, then turn off. I had to take the battery out and put it back in to get it to load properly. It's still not taking a charge, and it has 5 prongs inside the charging port.



    I've tried two different chargers, multiple outlets, is it my blackberry that's broken?

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Sorry to say, I encountered this same problem. I checked the prongs, used different power cords, different outlets, usb cord, and different batteries and yet still nothing worked. The only remedy to this situation is replacing the phone.

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Not likely....try to charge the device with another source. ETC USB or travel charger. if you look at the actual charger port itself, count how many gold brads in the port....if you have any less then 5 then the port itself is defective and it will need to be replaced.

Posted on May 01, 2008

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