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Old 10-14-2007, 02:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,

My 8100 pearl doesn't seem to want to charge when turned on. I need to physically turn it off for it to charge. Is this normal ?

I have looked in my notice, and in your forum on the battery life guide but can't seem to find anything about this.

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You should be able to charge while it is on. In fact, you see a little "plug" indicating it is charing.

Have you tried popping the battery out and then back in?

Battery life is a very subjective thing and depends on how many voice calls you make (and their duration).
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Patricia, you should be able to charge while, most certainly. A common fix to man small issues with a BlackBerry is to to pull the battery while powered on, to let the BlackBerry reboot. See if thgat makes a difference.
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OOPS, maybe it is charing then.
I do see a little black thingee (looks like a lighting rod) that pops up next to what looks like the battery icon (just under the bars that tell me the charge) .
I was looking for the blinking light that I see when I charge when the phone is turned off.
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You should be able to charge while it is on. In fact, you see a little "plug" indicating it is charing.

Have you tried popping the battery out and then back in?

Battery life is a very subjective thing and depends on how many voice calls you make (and their duration).
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It's charging...
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