Article ID : 00017126 / Last Modified : 06/10/2014

The battery door will not close or will not stay closed.

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Troubleshoot this issue by doing the following:

  • Make sure no foreign matter such as sand, hair, or dirt is inside the area of the battery cover.
  • Make sure that the battery is inserted properly and not backwards.

    NOTE:  The metal contacts on the battery should be aligned with the metal conductors inside the battery compartment.

If the issue is still unresolved, service may be required.

For all Sony products (EXCEPT VAIO computers): To send your product to a Sony facility to be repaired or to check the status of the a repair, visit our eService web site.


For VAIO Computer products: Please call 1-888-4SONYPC (476-6972) for service information for your product. To check the status of your VAIO product repair, have your phone number or Best Buy service number available and call 1-800-433-5778.