How Long Did You Wait For Your Extended Battery ??

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    Hi everyone,


    I ordered the Motorola Droid X Extended Battery 3 weeks ago online at verizonwireless.com. I called them up today and they still cannot tell me a time table on when it will be back in stock. I know its a hot commodity but I cannot get ANY info on when they think its going to be back in stock..


    How long did you guys wait IF you waited for the extended battery ???


    Thank you
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    Did they charge your card without sending it?
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    Hi Slothead,


    No, they did not charge my card. The reason why I am not looking elsewhere is I entered a promo code way back and locked in a good price... though I am beginning to think if its worth continuing to wait since it passed the 3 week mark. I really need the extra power since I use it alot for work and to have Verizon tell me after 3 weeks of waiting, "Its still out of stock, no timetable at all on due date, you have to wait." gets a little tiresome
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    its avail now on the website...

    now do you mind sharing that promo code ;)
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    That sounds reasonable. Is that promo code still in effect? I'll order one too as long as they are not going to charge me until it ships. I remember the "free" battery covers for the Droid 1. I ordered 3 and never did get them!
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    I just ordered one with the free overnight promo code. It doesn't say anything about sold out or preorder. In fact, I just checked this on Saturday and Sunday of this past weekend and the extended battery wasn't even there. I imagine they have them in stock now.
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    Maybe I lied, this was in my confirmation email just now:

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    Hi Slothead,


    Sorry that promo code is not valid anymore because my sister tried to use it and it said expired.. That was 3 weeks ago.....



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    I dont think its a good way to tell customers "We have no timetable, you have to wait" I dont understand over 3 weeks of waiting the only explanation I got was the statement that I just wrote..
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    Funny. I just went through this yesterday. I ordered on 8/18 with the 30% off promo and got a message the next day saying the battery was on backorder and it would be processed when it became available. I noticed yesterday that the battery was back on the website so I called up. The gal said internally they had a few available so she'd push my order back into processing. 10 minutes later I got an order canceled notice saying the item was no longer available. I called back and was on hold for a bit before having them say they would have to call me back after talking to the processing manager. I did get a call back from the processing manager who resubmitted my order with the 30% off for me and the battery shipped out yesterday. It's on my doorstep today.

    They did tell me that it's a hot item and they can't keep it in stock. They told me they ended up placing the order directly against a warehouse that had it in stock or something. Whatever they did, it's still tough to get. I'd check back a few times. At the very least you are locked in at the promo price.
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    I am glad you got yours. This is not right. I ordered around the same time as you did. Do they pick and choose who they want to ship first ? Its ridiculous.



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    Hi Garath,


    Thanks for this info ! Because of this I called them up 2 days ago and read to them what you wrote and I received my extended battery yesterday!!!dancedroiddancedroid





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    I walked in yesterday and bought mine. (was $30 with tax)
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    Whoa! I'm on my way, and if they don't have any, in a week and a half I'll buy one in Albuquerque!
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    I ordered mine on the 18th of August and still haven't received mine. I did however check the order status just now and it said it is still being processed and to check back tomorrow. Is that the same generic message they tell everyone when it is on back order?
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    Judging by the experience Solo1 and I had, chances are you need to call. I believe if it is "processing" it will never go through unless resubmitted.
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    Yes, agreed. Garath pressed the issue and it work as well as I when I read his post. I believe they have some in stock but for some reason they are not shipping it. I dont know why.




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    For all of you looking to order the extended battery, check your local stores stock first. While this was 'unavailable' online i purchased mine in store no problem. The life on it sucked and customer service told me they would exchange it for me but they didn't have in stock to mail to me. She called the two closest stores to me to check their availability. One had "several" in stock and the other had over 20. So i advise you all to call your nearest stores to get your batteries!
    Ps my local store honored the promo and i got 30% off. But my understanding is that the promo code is over. But i guess all accessories in store are on sale currently. I just picked up the shell/holster combo and the high gloss black silicone and it came to 34 for the both of them
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    Wheres the best (cheapest) place to order this? Verizon? Amazon?
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    Currently $49.99 with free overnight shipping from VZW. Do NOT get it off Amazon, most sellers are price gouging ($59.99+) because of it being out of stock (its back in stock now). If you call a CS rep and tell them you tried to order when it was out of stock with the "BAT30" coupon code, they may honor it for you... Its an extra 30% off.