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Do I need to replace my phone battery?

by cassandraann1 / February 1, 2016 8:07 PM PST

I've had a Nokia Lumia 520 for (I believe?) two years. I hadn't been having any problems with the battery until this past week. All of a sudden, it is charging extremely slow, or even losing charge while plugged in and not in use. It is inconsistent because sometimes it will still charge around 30%/hr, but other times it will charge very slow (10%/hr) or discharge while plugged in. I've even been keeping it in battery saver or airplane mode constantly to try to conserve battery life.

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2 years is about right. Why?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 1, 2016 8:23 PM PST

These batteries are 300 cycle affairs so your best bet is a new battery.

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Replacing your battery.
by energytiger / March 28, 2016 9:59 AM PDT

Every battery will vary based on your charging behavior. Replacement batteries are affordable and make a real difference. You should even look into extended batteries that make your battery last almost twice the time. I have found success with [****]Gorilla Gadgets Batteries I have been using those for years now.

****Edited by moderator. Note: feel free to share but leave those links out as there has been far too much battery spam.

Post was last edited on March 28, 2016 10:03 AM PDT

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replace battery
by rameshrath / April 5, 2016 11:45 PM PDT

Check your battery found any unusual, and if it troubling you still Go and buy new one that's better other wise it effects your phone.

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