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So you're trying to say that I can push this 1950mAh Mugen battery in DHD and it will work???
 
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Will def try this.

BTW, you can get the OEM HTC Evo 3D battery for $15 from Amazon.
 
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Why's it necessary to break it in 2 parts? The second image implies that the new battery is just a little bit longer. Wouldn't it be just enough to remove the "innards" of the battery door and put it back on?

And as I am no friend of rubber between me and my object of desire I'd rather go for an translucent duct tape approach in order to keep the batt door properly closed.

Thx for the inspiration!
 
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I bought an Anker 1900 mAh Sensation battery and a new battery cover to try this solution.
If this work, overclocking the CPU at 1.4GHz / 1.6GHz will make our DHD a top performer... As soon as I will get all the parts I'll try to remove the inner parts of the battery door and I'll let you know
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Why's it necessary to break it in 2 parts? The second image implies that the new battery is just a little bit longer. Wouldn't it be just enough to remove the "innards" of the battery door and put it back on?

Thx for the inspiration!
I was also thinking the same thing. I have a sensation and have an ankler battery for that so I'm going to try using the stock battery. Just waiting on a new door cover so I can mutilate that

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There are a few problems with this mod.

1. You'd Basically killed 3/4 of the wifi antennae, regardless of what you may think, you're killing the sensitivity of reception, and now probably using more 'juice' to maintain the integrity of the connection.
2. The part that you've broken/cut off is what held the battery firmly against the 4 power contacts. A nice jolt could 'shut off' your device and may cause data corruption (its possible).
 
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There are a few problems with this mod.

1. You'd Basically killed 3/4 of the wifi antennae, regardless of what you may think, you're killing the sensitivity of reception, and now probably using more 'juice' to maintain the integrity of the connection.
2. The part that you've broken/cut off is what held the battery firmly against the 4 power contacts. A nice jolt could 'shut off' your device and may cause data corruption (its possible).
1.?? The wifi antenna is the top bit of the battery cover, which OP put back on the phone.

2. Thus the piece of tape (clear shipping variety) to help hold it in place. BTW, I've probably pulled the battery a hundred times without ill effects.

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I was also thinking the same thing. I have a sensation and have an ankler battery for that so I'm going to try using the stock battery. Just waiting on a new door cover so I can mutilate that
Because the small bit contains the Wifi antenna.
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1.?? The wifi antenna is the top bit of the battery cover, which OP put back on the phone.
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Gotcha. Now I see it. Didn't realize the antenna extends across the battery cover. Thanks for the clarification.

Hmm, I'm thinking I can make an antenna using aluminum foil.

I received my Evo 3D battery today and it does indeed fit and works great. Fit is bit tight since the Evo 3D battery is a bit thicker (which actually works since the battery won't be moving around at all.) My TPU case fits but because of the longer battery (which pushes against the case), it doesn't sit perfectly. Nothing too noticeable and certainly liveable.

We'll see how the OEM HTC 1750mAh battery does vs. stock 1230mAh.
 
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Ok, I've had the Evo 3D battery running last few hours and here are some observations:

- No problem charging the battery to full AFAICT (reset the batt stats just for kicks.)
- the aluminum foil as the DIY wifi antenna seems to be working fine. I laid down a 2" strip along the battery and unto the contact points, securing it with the cut piece of the battery cover.
- Before the mod I got 1 bar at the far end of my house. AFAICT same after the mod with aluminum strip. Good enough for me.
- I sanded down a strip (of ditch) on the inside of my TPU case where the bigger battery's edge was touching. Now the case sits just like stock.
- Call HTC customer support and tell them you need a replacement battery door. If your phone is under warranty period, you'll get one for FREE.


Finally a battery solution that gives me 42% more battery while keeping the same form factor. Thanks OP.

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