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Desire HD - battery door won't fit into phone properly

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by dan_hin, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. dan_hin

    dan_hin Member
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    Anyone else had this issue? It's been getting progressively worse and I've only had the phone 11 months. Not sure if getting hold of a new battery door will help either, it seems to be an issue with the phone body as well as the door.

  2. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate!
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    I found it a bit finicky and it does take a little pressure. Are you using the stock battery? It was much worse for me when I used the 3rd Party batteries.
  3. dan_hin

    dan_hin Member
    Thread Starter

    If only.

    I've been removing the battery quite a lot recently (bootloops, CM7 nightlies..) and I think some of the plastic from the door clips has become lodged in the housing. basically it's difficult to use the vol down button and the door protrudes about half a mil from the case.

    Hopefully I won't have to order a new back/chassis!

  4. john_g

    john_g Android Enthusiast

    I had what I think must be the same problem when I first got my DHD. The battery cover was just slightly mis-seated and, as a result, the volume controls were hard to use, even when the battery was removed. Looking closely (through a magnifying glass), it was clear that one of the areas that should secure the cover was slightly mis-formed. In my case I think it was a moulding issue although, for you, it might be the result of slight damage. I shaved the extra material away using a scalpel and this cured the problem.

HTC Desire HD Forum

The HTC Desire HD release date was October 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 8MP camera, 768GB RAM, Snapdragon S2 processor, and 1230mAh battery.

October 2010
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