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Old 10-31-2009, 01:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My 8703e won't turn on. I've tried charging it in different outlets, and also at the VZW store. They had no luck either. I've taken the battery out 4 or 5 times and reinserted it. I bought the device fairly recently new (maybe a year ago) - the device, the battery included and the charger from a Verizon Wireless store. The only life I see on the screen is a big battery symbol, with a lightning bolt through it on a greyish background. This shows randomly. The signal light is steady red or usually nothing. VZW does not have the replacement batteries anymore. Any ideas? Thanks.
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Old 10-31-2009, 03:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Try eBay for a replacement battery.

Did the device get wet by any chance?

And is it inserted correctly?
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Old 10-31-2009, 03:50 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The 8703 uses the blue battery, right?
Last time I checked, Best Buy carried them. That might be a place to start.
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