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Introduction

Checking the battery is fairly easy, all you will need is a multimeter, which can be purchased at a local hardware store.

  1. Slide the battery cover up and off the phone. Slide the battery cover up and off the phone.
    • Slide the battery cover up and off the phone.

  2. Pop the battery out of its slot by lifting it up. Pop the battery out of its slot by lifting it up.
    • Pop the battery out of its slot by lifting it up.

  3. Plug the red probe into the center jack, the black probe into the bottom jack, and turn the range selector switch to 20 DCV. Turn the multimeter on.
    • Plug the red probe into the center jack, the black probe into the bottom jack, and turn the range selector switch to 20 DCV.

    • Turn the multimeter on.

  4. Touch the red probe to the indicated positive side and the black probe to the indicated negative side.
    • Touch the red probe to the indicated positive side and the black probe to the indicated negative side.

    • Replace the battery if the voltage reads below 2.5 volts.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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