Extended Battery, mytouch 3g

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by BiGMERF, Dec 22, 2009.

  1. who has one? and how do you like it? im thinking of getting one since my battery seems to be dieng more and more as i look at it. know of any good deals? i would like something that gives me atleast dble of what it is now without being overly large.
     

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  2. larryccf

    larryccf Well-Known Member
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    saw one in the store and it adds too much in length to the phone, for my tastes - as it is without, the phone is comfortable to drop in my pocket - with it it would be a pain to get out
     
  3. clitrenta

    clitrenta Well-Known Member
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    I think I read that it only gives you 50% more. I started turning my phone off when charging at night and it helped me get more time out of my phone. I took my phone off charger at 0530 and when I put it back onthe charger at 2130 I still had 25% left. That's with light to average use. I do keep a charger at the office just in case I use it a lot but so far it's been more than fine for my needs. Still, nice to have that battery for emergencies.
     
  4. InstantKarma

    InstantKarma Well-Known Member
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    I just bought a spare battery and a dock charger (both OEM) on Ebay for less than the spare battery would be through T-Mobile.
     
  5. clitrenta

    clitrenta Well-Known Member
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    Good idea. I'm always afraid of running out of juice in the middle of the day. Not likely to happen given my habits but I always like to be prepared. I may get an extra battery too.
     
  6. InstantKarma

    InstantKarma Well-Known Member
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    I work at night, and have a lot of downtime. I use the HELL out of the thing on my work days. lol

    Spare batteries are plentiful and cheap on Ebay, even if you avoid the Hong Kong sellers.
     
  7. any recommendations?
     
  8. EricasMyTouch3G

    EricasMyTouch3G Active Member
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    Kinda pricey, but I have used batteries from this company for every BlackBerry I have owned, but I'm up in the air about which battery to get when I get my myTouch. I may end up with both anyway LOL seidioonline.com
     
  9. i see a ton of good deals on ebay but there al fromm freeking hong kong.. grrrr
     
  10. InstantKarma

    InstantKarma Well-Known Member
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  11. rick00770

    rick00770 Active Member
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    good tip on turning phone off at night, i carry my charger with me whereever i go so , its a pain but works for me,
     
  12. larryccf

    larryccf Well-Known Member
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    i haven't used my charger since i got it - not even once

    mine charges from the USB cable when connected to my laptop and in evenings, i use the mt3g as modem for the laptop - laptop stays plugged in behind the couch, so battery there isn't being run down, but in a couple hours my phone is back to full charge

    would expect same results from desktop computer which means just keeping a usb to mini-usb cable at office to keep charge up to full
     

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