Battery safety

You should only use the battery that Research In Motion specifies for use with your particular BlackBerry device model. If you use any other battery, you might invalidate any warranty provided with your device.

There is a risk of explosion if the battery is replaced with an incorrect battery type.

Device and battery disposal

Image of a household waste bin that is crossed out. Please recycle your BlackBerry device and battery in accordance with your local regulations. Do not dispose of either your device or battery in a fire. Your device or battery should not be placed in household waste bins.

For information about returning your device to Research In Motion for recycling and safe disposal, from a browser on your computer visit The recycling and trade-up program is available only in certain areas.

RIM and environmental sustainability

Research In Motion is committed to reducing the environmental impact of BlackBerry products. To learn more about the sustainability efforts at RIM, visit