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Default Current best options for extended battery [2013]

I've got an i896 (Rogers) and I'm wondering what my best, most reliable options are for getting an extended battery for this thing?

Also, my power button has full-on died (non-responsive) - is it possible for me to fix this or am I out of luck?

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Check the battery in my signature. It's original Samsung 1800mAh for Epic 4G and fits Captivate with standard battery cover. I'm getting 5-6h screen on time, many hours talk time, and easily >60h standby with WIFI on. The ROM I'm using is latest stable CyanogenMod. Don't go with Chinese no-name batteries.

To clean the power button you need to disassemble the phone. There is a thread here on XDA with instructions how to do it. Some people report good results using electric contact cleaning spray and compressed air. There is no guarantee that it will start working again, though. The switch may need replacement.
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Check the battery in my signature. It's original Samsung 1800mAh for Epic 4G and fits Captivate with standard battery cover. I'm getting 5-6h screen on time, many hours talk time, and easily >60h standby with WIFI on. The ROM I'm using is latest stable CyanogenMod. Don't go with Chinese no-name batteries.

To clean the power button you need to disassemble the phone. There is a thread here on XDA with instructions how to do it. Some people report good results using electric contact cleaning spray and compressed air. There is no guarantee that it will start working again, though. The switch may need replacement.
Thanks for the info! Just ordered one from Amazon. It's prime eligible
 
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Thanks for the info! Just ordered one from Amazon. It's prime eligible


hello just a piece of advice taking care of your battery, live themes and high resolution live wall paper / themes will also be a reason to shorten the battery life of your phone.

You can also adjust your display settings lower down the brightness
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