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Old phone with a dead battery. Can you run it off a battery pack?

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17th January 2014, 04:52 PM   |  #1  
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Hypothetically speaking, if you had an old phone with a dead battery and for whatever reason were unable to replace it. Could you run the phone exclusively off of a battery pack for games and music?


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17th January 2014, 06:13 PM   |  #2  
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Hypothetically speaking, if you had an old phone with a dead battery and for whatever reason were unable to replace it. Could you run the phone exclusively off of a battery pack for games and music?


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Didn't get you.
Can you elaborate more?

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17th January 2014, 07:30 PM   |  #3  
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Sorry about that. I ment using a portable battery back as the only source of power too a phone that's battery no longer holds a charge.

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17th January 2014, 11:05 PM   |  #4  
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Most likely it will work. I had tried using a phone plugged to the charger, but with the battery taken out. A battery pack is just another power source like a charger. However, if you want to be doubly sure, you could:
a. borrow a battery pack from a friend and try.
b. bring the phone to a shop that sells battery packs, tell the sales person that you would like to test before you buy.
Last edited by chan.sk; 17th January 2014 at 11:07 PM.
18th January 2014, 02:34 PM   |  #5  
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Sorry about that. I ment using a portable battery back as the only source of power too a phone that's battery no longer holds a charge.

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To be frankly speaking it's a no with 95% of the cell phones.
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