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    Default Re: I am taking off this battery door.

    What about when you need to charge it in a car while it is in an auto dock holder. That is my problem. I have wireless chargers at home but this door makes zero sense unless HTC is releasing an auto dock that wirelessly charges the phone. I wish that all of us long time Android users had enough money to create our own line of smartphones because we would definitely create products that have been tested with real users in mind and would actually make sense. I'll take half of the engineers salary at HTC and help them create a smartphone that actually works the way end users need them too. Who is with me?
  2. #27  

    Default Re: I am taking off this battery door.

    Well after some extensive use, the battery door came off on its own. I had to yank off the stub, so no more door for me. Oh well, no big deal.
  3. #28  

    Default Re: I am taking off this battery door.

    This is just a random thought but if the door was there for water resistance, shouldn't there be a similar door or plug over the headphone jack? I mean it's a big open hole on the phone that water can get in.
  4. #29  

    Default Re: I am taking off this battery door.

    Quote Originally Posted by techgeek32 View Post
    What about when you need to charge it in a car while it is in an auto dock holder.
    Right now, I use a charging pad, so I actually like the door. But when I find a car dock I like, that will be the deciding factor on whether or not this door stays on. Hopefully, there will be a dock with a built in charging pad, but I don't think that will happen.
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    Default Re: I am taking off this battery door.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mooem View Post
    Well after some extensive use, the battery door came off on its own. I had to yank off the stub, so no more door for me. Oh well, no big deal.
    This doesn't surprise me. After 2 weeks of on, off mine is getting pretty flimsy now too..
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    Default Re: I am taking off this battery door.

    Quote Originally Posted by aallison1882 View Post
    This is just a random thought but if the door was there for water resistance, shouldn't there be a similar door or plug over the headphone jack? I mean it's a big open hole on the phone that water can get in.
    I saw a video, where the company dropped an IPad and a Nexus 7 into a tub filled with water!

    They left it in there a couple of minutes, then removed both of them.

    The IPad turned on, and worked, but there was no sound. The Nexus 7, however, worked fine, sound and all!

    Both obviously had headphone jacks, unprotected....

    (This video is on YouTube, and is for a company that provides after market insurance for tablets)
  7. #32  

    Default Re: I am taking off this battery door.

    Has anyone here tried to have there phone replaced because of the USB door breaking off?

    Mine just broke off this morning
  8. #33  

    Default Re: I am taking off this battery door.

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisRE View Post
    Has anyone here tried to have there phone replaced because of the USB door breaking off?

    Mine just broke off this morning
    No, but I will add that mine just broke off last night. Really not a concern for me, I think it's going to happen to most everyone at some point, seeing as how many people have already posted that this has happened to them.

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  9. #34  

    Default Re: I am taking off this battery door.

    I used needle nose pliers and pulled slowly near the base and it came off without tearing
  10. #35  

    Default Re: I am taking off this battery door.

    I got the wireless charger and haven't had to open the thing for over two weeks. I have to say the wireless charger is so nice. I didnt think of it as a big thing when I got the phone but now that I have it. I wouldn't go back to wires anymore. A must have in my books.
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    Default I am taking off this battery door.

    Quote Originally Posted by AMDman18 View Post
    Am I the only person alive who actually LIKES the cover? I really love the way it smooths over the connection so there are no unsightly usb ports. I also don't find it that difficult to remove and lock back, and I also keep my nails short
    I like it.
    (Of course for charging, I use wireless)


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    Default Re: I am taking off this battery door.

    Mine broke off the first day, otherwise I would have kept it.

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    Default Re: I am taking off this battery door.

    Sooner or later all of them are just going to get broken off just from bending it its only a thin plastic teather. They should have done a sliding door hatch that would have made more sense.
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