Technique: How to check Sony Ericsson W200i battery voltage

Guide to remove and check for battery problems in the Sony Ericsson W200i.

  • Author: Ryan Waltman
  • Time estimate: 5 - 10 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

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

Edit Step 1 Battery  ¶ 

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Edit Step 1 Battery  ¶ 

  • Slide the battery cover up and off the phone.

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

Edit Step 3 How to check Sony Ericsson W200i battery voltage  ¶ 

Image 1/2: Turn the multimeter on.

Edit Step 3 How to check Sony Ericsson W200i battery voltage  ¶ 

  • 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.

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Image 1/1: Replace the battery if the voltage reads below 2.5 volts.

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  • 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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