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When I plug my moto droid into a charger a bright white light comes from the micro usb port. It is super bright when its on my nightstand and the lights are out. It drives me nuts.

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Simple hack: cover it with a small strip of black sticker. Or, cover the nightstand with a handkerchief.

Complex hack: Find if the USB port driver allows you to turn the light off; I think that's quite unlikely, as it may be hardwired to the hardware itself.

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Its hard to cover the light because it emits around the radius of the micro-usb plug. I could cover the whole phone with a handkerchief but I was hoping for a more elegant solution, that hopefully just as easy. –  Matt Oct 3 '10 at 16:42
    
@Matt: an alternative to black sticker is a black permanent marker; I personally wouldn't do it that way though. A probably more elegant solution would be to find a charging/multimedia dock that would cover the USB port. –  Lie Ryan Oct 3 '10 at 19:16

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