My crappy old #smartphone (that I couldn't find a replacement #battery for) is always plugged in whenever I use it, otherwise it shuts down after a few seconds. The swollen battery has gotten even bigger/worse now. One end is popping out. (I got double-sided tape under it so it stays in place.)
Can't use the phone plugged in without the battery in there, but maybe this is dangerous? 🤔
@alexcleac They make USB battery "extenders" that you could try. You basically plug it it instead of the power cable but at least you could walk around with it. They also make solar powered versions.
@evelynyap I think that's the client caused that behavior 🤔
BTW, did you try short-circuiting + to - on contacts? That would work in case that battery does not have controller inside. If it has, I would suggest looking just for the controller and connecting it without a battery.
@alexcleac You mean to just connect the + and -? Didn't work. There's a third pin/contact. 😕
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