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by wwotr1 / January 1, 2009 1:40 AM PST

I have a 3 year old Samsung SCH A970 Cell Phone.
I love it.
Recently the original battery hadn't been lasting as long as I'd like.
Thinking it was time for a new Battery, I bought the Samsung Brand "Extra Capacity" style.
I charged it up and put it in my phone.
All was fine for the 1st 8 hours or so.
Then that night, I went to check the Battery Condition.
When I opened the phone, the Keyboard was lit up but the screen wasn't. It was just Black.
I tried to turn the Phone off, but it wouldn't let me.
So I had to remove the Extra Capacity Battery which allowed the phone to turn off. I put the OEM Standard Capacity Battery back in and the Screen lit back up and everything was fine.
It did feel as though the Battery and Phone were a little "Warmer" than usual, but I don't know if this would be due to the Extra Capacity Battery.

Does anyone have an idea as to whats going on?

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Who knows but the service center.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 1, 2009 1:47 AM PST
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by wwotr1 / January 1, 2009 1:57 AM PST

I'm new here, so if I'm understanding your reply, its a "Servic Center" type of deal correct?
I bought the phone brand new for $250.00 back in 2005.
I doubt you can even buy/find them anymore.
I did see one on e-bay for $39.00.
Maybe I should invest in another of the same model.

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That would be
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 1, 2009 2:09 AM PST

The place you go to get your phone repaired or serviced. When do it yourself repairs didn't work and you can't find a reset and new batteries don't work you are left with few choices. I noted an issue that is not unusual today (but we wish it was.)

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