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Old 09-16-2008, 02:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So my berry is completely dead, as in dead 0% battery. Now I'm charging it to the wall but how do I know that it's charging?

If it was turned on, I could see the battery icon with the bolt on my home screen. But it's not turned on because it wont let me (0% battery)
Is it the red led thing above that shows if it's charging? Because mine only came on for 3 seconds and then it died again. Everytime.

The question is, how can I tell if it's charging or not when my device is off?
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So my berry is completely dead, as in dead 0% battery. Now I'm charging it to the wall but how do I know that it's charging?

If it was turned on, I could see the battery icon with the bolt on my home screen. But it's not turned on because it wont let me (0% battery)
Is it the red led thing above that shows if it's charging? Because mine only came on for 3 seconds and then it died again. Everytime.

The question is, how can I tell if it's charging or not when my device is off?

I just got my 8330 last week, and unless I'm mistaken--I think the owner's manual explains how to tell if your unit is charging. Although I haven't run mine down to "dead" yet, when it's powered off and plugged into the wall outlet, mine shows a green light.

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The charging indicator goes out when it's fully charged. They should fix that as it seems to confuse people, including me.
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Green when charging, red/orange when very close to being dead. ^^^^mine stays green when it is fully charged.
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Who turns their BB off?
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Okay there's no indicator at all. The led is off when I have the device plugged to the wall. It's just ... dead.

It wont even turn on when it's charging. Why?
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If you run the battery completly dead you will need to plug it in and charge it for a while before it will start up again. Leave it plugged in for a while.
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Who turns their BB off?
I was wondering the same thing. I seem to remember back when I first got it that I learned how to turn it off, and I think I did it - once? Since then the only time it has been off is when I do a battery pull.

And I NEVER let the battery go dead. That would be completely disrespectful. I could never do that to my little sweetheart. I would miss her so much. And she would probably be mad at me and not talk to me for a while...

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The green flashing light and when it's charged, the solid green is so bright, it wakes me up at night unless I put it face down, or hide it in a drawer.
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