I changed out the battery in my cell phone on Monday with a new one (Original Post Here). I gave it its first full charge that morning and just let it operate on its own.
Until last night, the battery indicator said it was full. This morning, it finally went down to two of three green bars. This is how my phone used to operate when it was new, needing a charge only every three or four days. A week ago, I basically had to charge it every night if I’d done a significant amount of talking that day.
So it looks like this has turned out to be a success. I have a phone that works like new, and without the pesky new contract or having to migrate over all my contacts. I am pleased.