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AT&T warns of Quickfire charging dangers

updated 12:50 pm EST, Wed February 25, 2009

AT&T Quickfire danger

AT&T is warning customers to be especially careful in charging its Quickfire messaging phone, a circulating letter shared with Electronista reveals. Some owners of the Quickfire GTX75 are said to be connecting the AC charger upside-down, an action which requires forcing the connector into the phone. The result can be "significant overheating," according to AT&T, which has in turn led to the letter, explaining how to properly charge a Quickfire.

The problem is a likely explanation for the carrier's decision to pull the Quickfire from stores, in spite of it only being released in November of last year. AT&T has only publicly cited quality concerns, and has yet to say when the Quickfire will return to shelves. Owners of the phone are also reportedly being sent SMS alerts, paralleling the content of the letter.



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