Article ID : 00026876 / Last Modified : 03/29/2019

How to charge the battery on the CLIE® handheld.

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WARNING: There is a risk of data loss. If the handheld battery is allowed to fully discharge, data loss may occur. To prevent data loss, recharge the battery before it becomes fully discharged.


  • Ensure that the HOLD switch is in the OFF position.
  • Do not attach any external devices to the handheld while charging.
  1. Ensure that the AC adapter is plugged into an active electrical outlet.
  2. Connect the AC adapter to the back of the cradle.
  3. Place the handheld onto the cradle. Image
  4. Allow the handheld to charge for 5 minutes.
  5. Turn on the handheld.
  6. On the front of the handheld, ensure the Battery Icon on the Status Bar indicates that the battery is charging. Image
  7. Turn off the handheld and allow it to charge for at least 4 hours.

NOTE: When not charging, the Battery Icon on the Status Bar will display an estimated amount of charge remaining in the battery. Image