STEP #1: Find out your phone's model number or your original battery's model number.
Alcatel Examples: CAB30P0000C1
Audiovox Examples: BTR-5600
BlackBerry Examples: C-S2, BAT-06860-002
Cal-Comp Examples: 5799990207
Canon Examples: NB-6L
Casio Examples: BTR-711B
Garmin Examples: 361-00044-00
HP Examples: HSTNH-D06B
HTC Examples: BG86100, 35H00166-00M
Huawei Examples: HB4F1
Kyocera Examples: TXBAT10009
LG Examples: LGIP-430G, SBPL0096301
Motorola Examples: BR56, SNN5797
Nokia Examples: BL-4C
Palm Examples: BP1, 157-10119-00, 3443W
Pantech Examples: PBR-C150
Samsung Examples: AB503442CA, EB504465VA
Sanyo Examples: SCP-18LBPS
Sharp Examples: PV-BL11
Sierra Wireless Examples: 1201324
Sony Ericsson Examples: BST38
UTStarcom Examples: BTR8960
Step Two: Search on eBay.com you original battery’s model number or phone model number. In the search make sure to include the word "OEM". OEM stands for original equipment manufacturing, meaning that the item is an original authentic product.
Battery Model Number Example: LGIP-430G OEM BATTERY
Phone Model Number Example: SCH-R720 OEM BATTERY
Step Three: You may receive a long list of sellers in your search results. Choosing the right one is fairly simple, you must first be sure the listing title states your product. Second you will need to confirm if the item is new or refurbished; condition notice stated in every listing. Third, you need to view the item picture and compare it to your original battery.
Step Four: Once you have located the battery you require try to pick the seller with the highest feedback rating. On the right hand side you view see the each seller’s info along with feedback rating.
Step Five: Once you have located the battery you require with the correct title & good seller background, read the listing description and make sure it states your device under compatibility.
Step Six: Once you have confirmed that the battery is listed is the one you need you can move forward and purchase the item. If your item arrives and it is not what you anticipated, make sure to contact the seller. If the seller is not helpful to solve your problem, there is always Buyer Protection with eBay. There is nothing to worry about, you’re covered!