Use the original charger and battery to maintain optimal battery performance over the life of your device.
Insert the microUSBend of the microUSB cable into the microUSB port at the base of the device.
Plug the charger into a wall outlet. If necessary, connect the USB cable to the charger. Alternatively, you can insert the USB end of the cable into a computer to charge. Note: Your device charges quicker using a power outlet than when connected to a laptop or other power source.
When the phone is charging, the Charging icon will be displayed in the Notification bar. Note: The battery comes partially charged. It will take approximately 1.63 hours to charge the device from 0-50% and 3.42 hours to charge the device from 0-100%. You can use the device while charging. Battery life and charge cycles vary by use and settings. This phone’s maximum talk time is 14.1 hours and standby time is 16.5 days.
When the phone is fully charged, the Fully charged icon will be displayed on the Notification bar. Note: For information about extending your battery performance, see the Battery Life tutorial.