Hero BatteryTips

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  1. cthompson116

    cthompson116 New Member

    I can confirm that the Hero battery works in the Evo shift with a small modification. Theres a little notch by the connectors. You need to file or cut the notch off.


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  2. karnoff

    karnoff Well-Known Member

    I actually just tried this, all I had to do was flip the Hero's battery upside down and drop it in...works....I didnt have to make any mods
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  3. Drakon

    Drakon Active Member

    Thanks for the info i just tried it with the TP2 and Evo and it does fit in the Shift you just have to flip it over for the connectors. So it would make sense that all the HTC smartphone batteries on (sprint) would fit just one side or another depending on where the connectors are.
  4. zsir

    zsir Member

    so then it's ok to use hero battery chargers on the shift?
  5. Drakon

    Drakon Active Member

    battery yes, charger no different connection, hero is the regular usb charger, the shift is micro usb charger. so hero chargers will not fit in the Shift
  6. ColdStart

    ColdStart Well-Known Member

    Does anyone upgrading from the Samsung Moment know if the Moment's AC & car chargers will work on the Evo Shift?
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  7. MarkHirt

    MarkHirt Guest

    As stated above "the shift is micro usb charger" so mini usb chargers (Hero Moment) won't

    That said the charger will work with one of THESE adapters
  8. Manga4life

    Manga4life Member

    Sweet, I'll be holding onto my Hero battery then just in case I need a backup for when I'm on the go, I've actually read on several other websites that no real modification is required and that the battery works perfectly fine without any issues. It's beginning to look as if the Shift 4G is going to be my next phone, yet I'm still teetering on the Epic 4G due to the really nice 4 inch super amoled screen, but the 2.2 out of the box mixed with a better (in my opinion) keyboard may cause me to side with the EVO Shift.

  9. ColdStart

    ColdStart Well-Known Member

    Thanks, but just for clarification, the Moment takes a microUSB charger.
  10. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon Moderator

    The Moment charger works fine with the Evo, fwiw. (We're delayed a few days from picking up our Shift, otherwise, I'd know.)

    All you care in a charger is that it puts out a clean 5 volts (so, don't save money on the cheapest you can find), and anywhere in 500 mA to 1 A (1000 mA) range - and that it fits your usb connector.

    My laptop puts out up to 500 mA, so I charge off of that.
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  11. SHMaRiM

    SHMaRiM Well-Known Member

    I had the moment before the shift and my car charger works fine. Same connection.

    Sprint just sells a generic micro usb charger for all their phones. At least the sprint store by my house does.

    I dont think what the actual charger was originally intended for as long as the connection is the same. Correct me if I'm wrong.
  12. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon Moderator

    You're right - as long as it's a clean 5 volts (so, no ultra cheap chargers) and it puts out between 500 mA (.5A) and 1000 mA (1A), you're good to go.

    You can even charge it aok off of your laptop.
  13. HTC Mike

    HTC Mike Member

    Good to know KNow i will have a spare battery once i upgrade my hero for the eve shift. YAY
  14. HTC Mike

    HTC Mike Member

    Awsome just tried it and works. Im glad i came across this post now i have me a back up battery. If i didnt know i would of sold sprint back the phone with battery.
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  15. jchappies

    jchappies Member

    Whats the battery rating for the hero?
    The shift is 1500mah stock
  16. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon Moderator

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