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How practical are removable batteries?

When looking for a new phone I've been considering those with removable batteries. How practical would it be to carry around a spare battery? Does anyone here do that?

Most Useful Answer spruceyb  Jul. 29, 2014 at 15:41

I used to before I got a LG G2. Galaxy Note & LG Optimus 4X HD, I both had spares for. I would almost always make it home before I needed to swap out but sometimes with train delays etc I'd want to make sure I had a spare.

I think Portable Power Bank is more useful really though.

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JanSt / MOD  Jul. 29, 2014 at 15:35

I used to in the olden days, and I rarely needed the spare.
For me the bigger issue is the repair costs. There are non-removeable batteries that are actually very easily exchanged once the case is off. Other are soldered into place...

spruceyb  Jul. 29, 2014 at 15:41

I used to before I got a LG G2. Galaxy Note & LG Optimus 4X HD, I both had spares for. I would almost always make it home before I needed to swap out but sometimes with train delays etc I'd want to make sure I had a spare.

I think Portable Power Bank is more useful really though.

AhmadCentral  Jul. 29, 2014 at 16:21

I have an LG G Pro 2 and two batteries as well as an external battery charger which came in the box in Korea.

I battery swap quite regularly over 2 days and that's because I need my phone on 24/7 and don't always have a plug near me.

To be honest though, you don't really need two batteries if you're an average user. I guess the only advantages of having a removable battery these days as Jan said is that it allows you to swap a battery out if you need to/the old battery goes faulty.

AhmadCentral  Jul. 29, 2014 at 16:25

Jan,

I still can't access Mobot on Chrome. Every time I log in at the top it doesn't do anything and keeps asking me to log in.

But today I clicked useful answer on the post and it logged me in and then allowed me to post like I'm posting now. But as soon as I submit this post or go to a new page I'll be logged out again. HELP

JanSt / MOD  Jul. 29, 2014 at 17:23

Jan,

I still can't access Mobot on Chrome. Every time I log in at the top it doesn't do anything and keeps asking me to log in.

But today I clicked useful answer on the post and it logged me in and then allowed me to post like I'm posting now. But as soon as I submit this post or go to a new page I'll be logged out again. HELP


I will tell Emma again... she really enjoys hearing from me these days ;)

JanSt / MOD  Jul. 29, 2014 at 20:33

Ahmad...
Emma boss lady says the devs are working on it, but they cannot replicate what you describe.
Are you on vpn or use anything funny at all?
(I tried at work with Chrome at had no problems other than that I don't like it :p

AhmadCentral  Jul. 29, 2014 at 20:39

Nope, nothing like that.

I've tried deleting cookies and everything like that.
Just now I had to click useful answer for me to log in, but once i post this i'll be logged out.
I think Matt has the same problem.

JanSt / MOD  Jul. 29, 2014 at 21:18

yes, Matt too...

matt101101 / MOD  Jul. 29, 2014 at 22:17

yes, Matt too...

Nope, still broken. I can only post using chrome if I enter my email address in above the reply box and it puts my password in and will allow me to post that individual post. Other than that, I can only post using IE9. The latest Chrome for Android update means the same probles occur on my phone too.

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