Replaced battery and will not work unless plugged in to charger.

Followed the guide. Could I have possibly not got the solder connections correctly soldered?

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That is possible, you can check that with a multimeter. It is also possible that the battery has discharged below the threshold that a USB port can charge it. Try to keep it charging on a AC charger. Check your dock connector and make sure it is clean and does not have any broken or bend or corroded pins. try a different cable as well.

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I kept it on the ac charger and it acted as if it was discharging. How do I test with multimeter? Icon showed it was charging. Battery was at about 60% when plugged in originally. I'll check the dock connector as well.

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connect the multimeter to the outer contacts on the solder points and see what your voltage reads. It should be greater then 2.9V. Double check your soldering job...:-)

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Will do. Cleaned connections and battery is at about 60%. Will let it charge and take apart and test. It still Won't turn on without charger plugged in.

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I have my multimeter set to DCV 10 and when I touch leads it actually drops like its discharging. What did I do wrong?

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Links to photo of multimeter and battery connections http://s1302.beta.photobucket.com/user/K...

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