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  1. tmushy

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    Out of curiosity, does anyone know Verizon's/Motorola's policy on using third-party batteries? As far as what maybe covered or not covered regarding the phone's warranty?
     
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    I highly doubt they can ever find out.

    BTW I noticed the aftermarket battery runs a few degrees cooler. I average at 25 degrees Celsius.
     
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    how do you know the temp of the battery??
     
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    Im using this battery program called battery status pro
     
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    Is that exactly what it's called? I cant find it in the market?
     
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    Yes thats the exact name of the program
     
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    Hey Jubba, if you have a dowloaded copy of the Droid X user Guide, on page 52 it has the usual statement that Motorola recommends that only Motorola batteries are use. It also states that the use of non-Motorola batteries or chargers will not be covered under warranty for any damage.

    Here is a link to that User Guide : http://www.motorola.com/staticfiles...Static_Files/DROIDX_UG_final_68000202880b.pdf
     
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    huh well damn I cant find it. :(
     
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    Hmm neither can I where did it go :(
     
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    Im glad Im not just stupid and I cant find it lol.
     
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    Ordered this earlier today. Not only is it a steal at $8, but it qualified for shipping with Prime too.

    Should be here Wednesday.
     
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    cant wait to hear the reviews for this inexpensive battery!
     
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    Battery works great now im just looking for an inexpensive battery charger so I can always have a battery fully charged.
     
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    I got 2 off ebay with an external charger for my std battery when my ext is installed. came with 2 knock offs
    thought they were original but for 9 bucks for the lot I doubted even chinas low prices could match that for 2, plus the charger
    when i used one today, the battery reads 100% on battery minder, and ? in the status bar. anyone else have problems with these cheap ones?If this is common, ill just spring for one more amazon one as a spare and put these in a desk drawer for emergency use only :)
     
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    Sometimes you run into a bad aftermarket battery. Heck even original ones have the worst time. Family member works at verizon. You wont beleive how many blackberry batteries go bad.
     
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    If the status reads (?), then the phone can sense it has an 'incorrect' battery in it. Then there is possibly a record of that in the phone??.......in other words.....voided warranty??
     
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    Absolutely not there is no record kept. Verizon doesnt even care or check for it lol. BTW with these aftermarket battery there is a chip inside that tricks it into thinking its an original battery so there is no record of an aftermarket battery to be kept anyways.
     

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