With that particular case, the giant phone manufacturer in the world has awakened. Now, millions of Nokia phone users are worrying about their safety while charging their phone. In fairness to Nokia, they took an immediate action with that incident and started to reclaim all the BL-C5 batteries that are suspected with manufacturing defects.
If your phone is using the said battery, you don't have to go to the nearest store of Nokia. They will replace all the BL-C5 batteries right away with a few clicks on your computer.
1. Type in to your browser's address bar: (better yet, just copy this addy)http://www.nokia.com/batteryreplacement/en/
2. Read the step by step instruction
2.1. Identify if you're phone is using the BL-C5 battery
The Nokia units that are using this cattery are as follows:
Nokia 1100, Nokia 1100c, Nokia 1101, Nokia 1108, Nokia 1110, Nokia 1112, Nokia 1255, Nokia 1315, Nokia 1600, Nokia 2112, Nokia 2118, Nokia 2255, Nokia 2272, Nokia 2275, Nokia 2300, Nokia 2300c, Nokia 2310, Nokia 2355, Nokia 2600, Nokia 2610, Nokia 2610b, Nokia 2626, Nokia 3100, Nokia 3105, Nokia 3120, Nokia 3125, Nokia 6030, Nokia 6085, Nokia 6086, Nokia 6108, Nokia 6175i, Nokia 6178i, Nokia 6230, Nokia 6230i, Nokia 6270, Nokia 6600, Nokia 6620, Nokia 6630, Nokia 6631, Nokia 6670, Nokia 6680, Nokia 6681, Nokia 6682, Nokia 6820, Nokia 6822, Nokia 7610, Nokia N70, Nokia N71, Nokia N72, Nokia N91, Nokia E50, Nokia E60
2.2 If you're using one of these phones, then its battery is a sure candidate for replacement. Remove the battery and check the 26-character identification number from the back of the battery. Enter the identification number in the field below and you will be advised if your battery may be replaced.
2.3 Enter the 26 Battery Identification number to the provided box.
Once the Battery Identification was verified to be included in the list of batteries with defect, you will be asked with personal information and the replacement will be delivered right at your own door.
Lesson of the story: Technologies are good but it should be accompanied with extra, extra care and awareness. Though your phones are not included in the list, just make sure that you're not leaving it overcharged. In one way or another, we are also responsible with such unwanted incidents. EXTRA PRECAUTION, amigos is what we need in everything that we do!