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1st May 2012, 05:58 PM |#131  
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Just walked in the door from the local verizon store its still on sale just picked up one the sales rep looked at me like i was crazy but scanned it and it came up 24.99. So now charging it and seeing how long it can go. Fits in my otterbox so not really worried about the little bulge at the side. As stated above does feel a little heavier than stock.

Thanks for the confirmation guys. Picked one up over the weekend and have been testing it since.

For me, had to use the "contra code" to get the cover on. Snapped the top, bottom, left, right. Had to force the left side down again after snapping on the right so there's a slight bulge but not a big deal with a casemate.

Weight: Definitely a noticeable difference in weight. Heavier than before.

Battery life: Don't know if conditioning is necessary but charged phone overnight with phone turned off. I was able to get through 1 day with wifi turned on and fairly heavy usage playing games and surfing the web. I would say at least +1 to 2 hours more. I couldn't say that before with the stock battery. Great find!
 
 
1st May 2012, 08:55 PM |#132  
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Just Peel It
I just peeled off the label and removed the plastic around the contacts leaving just the battery and the NFC and it now fits just fine in my skyrocket with no other modifications.

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3rd May 2012, 06:13 PM |#133  
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I get over 1day and 5 hours of used on this battery. The best $25 I have ever spend.

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3rd May 2012, 07:24 PM |#134  
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I just peeled off the label and removed the plastic around the contacts leaving just the battery and the NFC and it now fits just fine in my skyrocket with no other modifications.

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4th May 2012, 01:40 AM |#135  
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I removed the label off the extended battery, and it fits perfect! Used a sharp knife to pull edge of label up, then peeled it all off. My battery life after 3 full carge/discharge cycles is better than stock battery. Probably 15% better, enough to not have to charge during the day.
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8th May 2012, 07:20 AM |#137  
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picked one up the other day and all i did was use a nail file to slightly shave down the left top and bottom corners of the battery and a little bit of the inside of the battery cover where those left corners touch and it fits PERFECTLY [:
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I removed the label also and now it fits perfect!

First day of use so far, pretty impressed with the extended life. Only down to 70% after a normal day of use.
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removed the label and wet indicator
I removed the label and the we indicator and it fits. Without removing, there was the slight bulge, but it still fit in my Otterbox Defender case.
18th May 2012, 05:16 AM |#140  
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Just picked one up today at my local Verizon store here in NYC. They are still on sale for $25 (the box had it marked at $49) and the salesfolks are still in disbelief when it is popped in an non-Verizon phone. I haven't done any modifications to the battery and the back door fit my black SR with a small amount of effort/adjusting. After about three hours of it being installed, I can kind of see the bulge/indentation
of the battery on the back plate, so I might try my hand at modifying the battery a little.
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I've been using the battery for a week.it's a complete waste of time.
I'm not even a heavy user but I am tired of charging my phone twice a day

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