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    • NightOwl67
    • By NightOwl67 15th Jan 20, 4:20 PM
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    New phone
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    • 15th Jan 20, 4:20 PM
    New phone 15th Jan 20 at 4:20 PM
    Last Wednesday I bought a cheap smartphone as I've never had one. Only problem is the battery is separate but there appears to be no battery compartment to put it in! The "instructions" that come with the phone are useless. I don't want to force the back off if it's not meant to come off, any ideas? It's an Alcatel 1 phone.
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    • Colin_Maybe
    • By Colin_Maybe 15th Jan 20, 4:27 PM
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    • 15th Jan 20, 4:27 PM
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    • 15th Jan 20, 4:27 PM
    Last Wednesday I bought a cheap smartphone as I've never had one. Only problem is the battery is separate but there appears to be no battery compartment to put it in! The "instructions" that come with the phone are useless. I don't want to force the back off if it's not meant to come off, any ideas? It's an Alcatel 1 phone.
    Originally posted by NightOwl67
    All it took was a quick Google you know...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmxMlEh5lJA
    • Neil49
    • By Neil49 15th Jan 20, 4:29 PM
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    • 15th Jan 20, 4:29 PM
    YouTube is your friend in these circumstances.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=rmxMlEh5lJA

    Basically, you prise the back off!
    • NightOwl67
    • By NightOwl67 15th Jan 20, 4:45 PM
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    • 15th Jan 20, 4:45 PM
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    • 15th Jan 20, 4:45 PM
    Thanks for the replies, didnt think of Youtube as I don't use it. I've tried taking the back off using my fingernail but it won't come off, unlike in the video so will try a screwdriver later!!
    • virgo17
    • By virgo17 15th Jan 20, 8:51 PM
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    • 15th Jan 20, 8:51 PM
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    • 15th Jan 20, 8:51 PM
    Thanks for the replies, didnt think of Youtube as I don't use it. I've tried taking the back off using my fingernail but it won't come off, unlike in the video so will try a screwdriver later!!
    Originally posted by NightOwl67
    Try a plastic knife. Less likely to mark the case.
    • NightOwl67
    • By NightOwl67 16th Jan 20, 4:35 PM
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    • 16th Jan 20, 4:35 PM
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    • 16th Jan 20, 4:35 PM
    It's ok virgo, I tried again with my nail and it opened.
    • virgo17
    • By virgo17 16th Jan 20, 9:51 PM
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    • 16th Jan 20, 9:51 PM
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    • 16th Jan 20, 9:51 PM
    It's ok virgo, I tried again with my nail and it opened.
    Originally posted by NightOwl67
    Well done. Excellent.
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