Charging the Device
Charging the Device
View content for :

Charging the Device

To achieve optimal charging results, use only Zebra charging accessories and batteries. Charge batteries at room temperature with the device in sleep mode.
A standard battery charges from fully depleted to 90% in approximately 4 hours and from fully depleted to 100% in approximately 5 hours. In many cases, a 90% charge provides enough charge for daily use. Depending on the usage profile, a full 100% charge may last for approximately 14 hours of use.
Follow the guidelines for battery safety described in the Batter Best Practices file available at
The device or accessory always performs battery charging in a safe and intelligent manner. The device or accessory indicates when charging is disabled due to abnormal temperatures via its LED, and a notification appears on the device display.
Battery Charging Behavior
0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Optimal charging range.
0 to 20°C (32 to 68°F)
37 to 40°C (98 to 104°F)
Charging slows to optimize the JEITA requirements of the cell.
Below 0°C (32°F)
Above 40°C (104°F)
Charging stops.
Above 58°C (136°F)
The device shuts down.
To charge the device using a cradle:
  1. Connect the cradle to the appropriate power source.
  2. Insert the device into the slot in the cradle to begin charging. Gently press down on the device to ensure that it is properly seated.
    1-Slot USB Charge Cradle with Spare Battery Charger
    MC93 1-Slot USB Charge Cradle with Spare Battery Charger
    The device turns on and begins charging. The charging/notification LED indicates the battery charging status.
  3. When charging is complete, remove the device from the cradle slot.