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Old 10-31-2010, 06:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I bought a used 8320 for the sole purpose of using the UMA over my wifi to make free calls from home.

Yesterday was the 1st day with the phone and I left it on overnight, plugged in to the wall charger (not a blackberry charger, but an after-market one)

When I woke up this morning the BB was dead... solid red light on. Managed to get it charging after much ado, but I don't know why it didn't keep charging over night...

Then today I noticed something.... when its plugged into the wall you get the charging icon on the display, but that goes away after awhile... battery shows 100% charged...

Is it supposed to stop charging when it gets to 100%?

Should it have stayed at 100% if it was plugged in?
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Blackberrys do not like chargers that are not specifically for them. Are you sure it is designed for a BB?
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its an old motorola charger.... not BB
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You need to get a charger that is designed for BB's
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Then today I noticed something.... when its plugged into the wall you get the charging icon on the display, but that goes away after awhile... battery shows 100% charged...

Is it supposed to stop charging when it gets to 100%?

Should it have stayed at 100% if it was plugged in?
It cant charge pasty 100%. If the charge when under to 100% to 99%, it would charge it back to 100%
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so... this is NOT a normal 8320 behavior?
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