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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by alydubbb, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. alydubbb

    alydubbb Lurker
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    I charged my phone overnight, only for about 4 hours. When I woke up I picked it up, realized it was really hot, and tried to check the time. The screen flashed an exclamation point inside a battery box and went blank. I took out the battery, which was almost too hot to touch, and let it cool. When I put it back in it wouldn't turn on but would charge.

    Has anyone else experienced this before? Should I look into getting a new battery?
     



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  2. quantumrand

    quantumrand Android Expert

    Sounds like it was probably a fault in the battery, though it could have been a short in the charging circuitry. There's a good chance that a new battery will fix the problem, but keep an eye on it while it's charging just in case.
     

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