Nokia battery authentication
Always use original Nokia batteries for your safety. To check that
you are getting an original Nokia battery, purchase it from an
authorized Nokia dealer, look for the Nokia Original
Enhancements logo on the packaging, and inspect the hologram
label using the following steps:
Successful completion of the four steps is not a total assurance of
the authenticity of the battery. If you have any reason to believe
that your battery is not an authentic original Nokia battery, you
should refrain from using it and take it to the nearest authorized
Nokia service point or dealer for assistance. Your authorized
Nokia service point or dealer will inspect the battery for
authenticity. If authenticity cannot be verified, return the battery
to the place of purchase.
1. When looking at the hologram on
the label, you should see the
Nokia connecting hands symbol
from one angle and the Nokia
Original Enhancements logo when
looking from another angle.
2. When you angle the hologram
left, right, down, and up, you
should see 1, 2, 3, and 4 dots on
each side respectively.
3. Scratch the side of the label to
reveal a 20-digit code, for
the battery so that the numbers
are facing upwards. The 20-digit
code reads starting from the
number at the top row followed
by the bottom row.
4. Confirm that the 20-digit code is
valid by following the instructions
To create a text message, enter the
20-digit code, for example, 12345678919876543210,
and send to +44 7786 200276.
National and international operator charges will apply.
You should receive a message indicating whether the code can be
What if your battery is not authentic?
If you cannot confirm that your Nokia battery with the hologram
on the label is an authentic Nokia battery, please do not use the
battery. Take it to the nearest authorized Nokia service point or
dealer for assistance. The use of a battery that is not approved by
the manufacturer may be dangerous and may result in poor
performance and damage to your device and its enhancements. It
may also invalidate any approval or warranty applying to the
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