| | Re: "Unauthorized charger" peeve
Mark F wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Feb 2010 16:27:53 -0500, "Richard B. Gilbert"
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in part:
>> J wrote:
>>> Even worse is what VERIZON does. Just the wording of the message shows
>>> how horrible they are. Same phone but with non-Verizon firmware says
>>> something not as harsh as "UNAUTHORIZED CHARGER" ... "Unable to charge"
>> Since every Motorola phone is sold *with* a battery charger I fail to
>> see what the problem is.
> My problem is that I plug the Verizon supplied charger into my Verizon
> phone and it says "UNAUTHORIZED CHARGER". Or worse, it gives a nice
> beeping sequence, says "Charging", but when I come back later I find
> that at some point it changed to "UNAUTHORIZED CHARGER". This
> probably happens because the mini-USB plug on the Motorola
> DCH4-050MV-0301 has always fitted loosely into the Motorola V3m phone.
Motorola phones are famous for that. I had the entire weld go out on me
on one and it could not be repaired. I have about 3 months left on my
current phone which is a Moto only because there was no other choice at
the time for a global phone. (Well there was a choice, but I didn't want
to pay for the extra charges with a Balckberry)
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