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Topic # 24131 15-Jul-2008 21:31
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I bought an M1 in January and for about the first 6 months, the battery would last for ages - sometimes up to a week as long as I didn't text or call too often. After lasting a week without charge for about 6 months, suddenly over the last few weeks I have had to charge it at least once a day.

Sometimes the phone turns off after about 2 hours, then I turn it back on and it lasts for another two hours. Sometimes I can do this a few times in a day and eventually it will only last for about 20 minutes before dying.

I was talking to someone on the train yesterday, who had the same phone of about the same age, with similar problems. I thought I'd just post here to see if anyone else has experienced similar problems.

Also, I bought the phone from a Telecom store. Would this sort of thing be covered in the standard one year warranty which comes with the phone? I have treated the phone well and it has no water damage.

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Matthew

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  Reply # 148312 15-Jul-2008 21:44
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I had the same problem but mine seemed to fix it self


I would say take it back and re it repaired under warrenty this is a known issue with telecom on the m1

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  Reply # 148349 15-Jul-2008 22:40
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I have similar problems to you.

My problems started from the first day i got it:
When i first got my phone from Noel Leeming, the number was registered to a kyrocera phone that was about 5 years old! It wasnt recieving txts or anything so i took it back to Noel Leeming, they said to take to telecom shop. I did take it back and it was then fixed.

Anyway to the main issue, i think my battery has started to die out. It could fully charge the night before and then the next day it would be down to 1 bar or even "low battery". Sometimes it says my battery is "low battery" and so i put it on charge and in 5 mins it says its fully charged. When my battery is at the "low battery" stage, the phone even starts to turn itself off when i press a button, start writing a text or basc\ically do anything with it! Even press a button on the side of the phone :(!

This is extremely frustrating especially when i am in the middle of a text or a phone call and then all of a sudden my phone will go off,then turn back on,then off etc etc. So as i txt i have to keep saving my text to drafts so that if it turns off i am able to have at least some of the text so i dont have to start right from the beggining.

Another problem that i am experiencing with My Sanyo M1 is that it barely gets ANY reception. I have to put it on the windowsill in my room for it to get reception. This is very frustrating! Anywhere else and it wont recieve txts/calls and says there is no signal. I think that is a problem with the phone because in my house we have about 5 telecom phones and my one is the only one that doesnt recieve reception - except on the windowsill.

I can defiently feel your pain lol. I love the phone but from day one it wasnt even setup correctly. I am now on the hunt for a new phone and possibly heading towards OKTA Touch or Nokia 6275.

I hope you sort out your problems :)

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