Loose Battery Door

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  1. MikeDroid

    MikeDroid Member

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    Hello all,
    Does anyone have a loose battery door on their Droid? Mine slides easy back and forth and had fallen off in my shirt pocket while at home easily,

    Thanks in advance!

    Mike
     
  2. droidkillstheiphone

    droidkillstheiphone New Member

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    mine is like that too...i work on an ambulance so i know i'm goin to end up losing it eventually...quick fix: gonna buy a cover for my phone
     
  3. iunknown

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    Another person suggested cutting a business card a bit and inserting it. Just enough width to keep it in place. Works great.
     
  4. muenk

    muenk New Member

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    This may be a stupid question, but did all of your phones come with a little black sticker looking thing on the inside of the back cover?? It's about the thickness of a business card
     
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    It's a known Motorola issue. I lost mine, & got 2 replacements - 1 from Motorola, and 1 from Verizon.
     
  6. JhankG

    JhankG Silver Member

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    Are the replacements any tighter?
     
  7. On Droids

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    I took mine battery cover off and pinched the 4 small metal tabs outward (very, very carefully) and when I re-installed it I actually heard an "audible" click when it engaged. Worked well and is very secure on mine. :greendroid:
     
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    The tabs fit in an open channel. So pinching them inward or outward will have the same effect. Essentially you are just creating a 'wedge' fit to help secure the cover. This can be acheived through either method. Just stating what worked for me. The business card trick may cause some battery covers not to sit flush when they once did. Now for my application it actually requires some force to remove the battery cover.
     
  9. savioAMG

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    My Droid's battery door is very tight.
     
  10. forex robot

    forex robot New Member

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    nice post. thanks

    good article as usual!
     
  11. mrtoto54660

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    Loose Door

    My phone did have a loose door to where it fell of without me knowing. I did an online chat with Motorola and they 2nd day'd me a free replacement. You can also buy it on the Motorola Website.
     
  12. Willyammer

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    I thought my phone was good an tight but the cover has fallen off 3 times in the last 2 days when I've pulled it from my pocket. I'll probably try widening the tabs but I'm wondering if the removal will be an issue, as "On Droids" stated.
     
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