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Cell phone battery will not fully charge or stay charged

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  • rena_1964 May 30, 2008

    The phone is a Motorola v235I. The bluetooth default is off. Have had the phone and battery for 11 months. Tried a new battery, same thing happens. It will only charge halfway and one phone call seems to be all it takes to drain it. It will appear to be fully charged, unplug it from the charger and immediately plug it back in and it shows as only being half charged.

  • rena_1964 May 30, 2008

    Yes I leave it on the charger overnight. I purchased it on June 8 2007 (the phone itself, with the battery) from Verizon with a new plan, and I don't talk hours on it, its gone dead on me during a 15-minute phone call. I think its strange that we purchased two of these phones at the same time, both new on a family plan, and both phones are doing the same exact thing. Was just wondering if these phones were known to have problems like this.

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What kind of phoen is it? how long have yo uhad it? how long have you had the batery? check to see if your blutooth is defaulted on, if it is it may be draining the battery quicker than you can get it charged.

Posted on May 30, 2008

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    Trisha May 30, 2008

    well have you tried just leaving it onthe charger over night, i mean its kind of a older phone, they dont make them anymore so the phone has to be older than 11 months. it just may be time to up grade to a gsm phone with 5 to 6 hours talk time this one only has 195 min talk time. Even if its a new battery you put in some phones, most phones just die after a couple years. how logn have you had the phone itself?

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    Trisha May 30, 2008

    It may be just time to upgrade then.

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