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Is it dangerous to keep my phone plugged in indefinitely? [duplicate]

I just recently got a new phone, so my old one has been sitting in a drawer for the last month. However, a friend recently suggested the Sleep Cycle alarm to me, and I'd like to try it out, but I'm ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 overheating

Basically, I recently was charging my phone. I unplugged it as it said 100% then the 100% icon usually disappears but it didn't as if it was still on charge, so I switched my phone off and then back ...
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Keeping important apps alive even on overheat

I recently updated my Samsung Galaxy S4, and it came with some new features and also some new problems. Since the new update I have been getting warnings on my phone telling me it is overheating. The ...
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Why does heat problems cause purple tint / pink spots on my camera (HTC One)?

A while ago, I got a new HTC One m7, It is the best phone I've had, but it has one BIG issue, its camera sucks on low light. I've investigated the issue, and I was told it could be alleviated with a ...
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SGS2 screen gets more and more dark blue, possibly after overheated charging

My phone screen is gradually becoming dark blue and then black--see photo. Started with a single light blueish edge, and growing during the last hours to what can be seen on photo. The only serious ...
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Can Waze cause the cell phone to overheat even after being closed?

By closed I mean clicking "switch off" in notifications panel and closing it in "recent apps". Waze consumes at most 20% of my battery during normal use but after turning it off, my cell phone keeps ...
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CPU getting hot. GPS can't lock on

I know this was probably asked several times, but here's the deal: A couple of months ago I was charging the phone (Alcatel Onetouch Star) at my friends house, when I got a warning that the phone was ...
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What causes my Android phone to heat on low signal

I have noticed that 3 of my Android phones heat on low signal (Nexus4, Xperia U, and HTC One) 40~50C. My friend has an iPhone and it doesn't seem to heat as much (30C). So, why does this happen? Why ...
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Xperia V heats up very much near the camera

So I purchased this new Xperia V today, updated to last firmware 9.1.A.1.140, but when I do stuff on the phone even when not too CPU demanding, it heats up very much, and I mean really heated up, near ...
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Does the Android OS provide any overheating protection?

Apple iOS devices display the following warning and suspend operation should they overheat: Temperature [iDevice] needs to cool down before you can use it. Does the Android OS contain ...
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Can I Throttle the GPU on my phone?

My phone gets really hot when playing games. I've tried throttling the cpu all the way down, but it doesn't seem to help any. Is there anyway to manually throttle the GPU? EDIT: My phone is an LG ...
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Download Manager causes high CPU usage on Motorola Razr with stock Android 4.0

My Razr (Stock ROM 4.0) is very very hot. After some research I found com.android.providers.downloads is responsible, since it's using about 60% of CPU. I have tried killing it, and it respawns, ...
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Android tablet gets hot and shuts down

I have an Imito android tablet. It gets hot and shuts down. Any have a reason for this and is it fixable?
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Samsung Gio overheating and no power

I have a Gio and recently have an issue with the phone being hot and not responding. I have to pull the battery to get the phone to work. Any help is appreciated!
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Prevent overheating when tethering

When I tether my phone and download big files or large numbers of them, and download is non-stop for a few hours, my phone (Nexus One) overheats. Is there any way to prevent that, except avoiding ...
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Phone connected to charger full time - never sleepmode - any danger?

Yeah, might sound strange, but I managed do install Debian Linux on my Android phone. Because the phone needs very little power, it is, for me, the perfect server. I plan to disable sleepmode and to ...
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GPS reboots the phone

When I use a GPS-intensive app (like Sport tracker or endomondo), if I turn off the screen, the phone reboots within one or two minutes. What is the problem? What can I do? How can I check the ...
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My HTC Desire Keeps Overheating, what can I do to stop this? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent my HTC Desire from overheating? I've just purchase a HTC Desire and after about 10mins of using it, it will overheat and crash onto the opening green ...
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Nexus One overheats/restarts when connected to car dock or car charger

Whenever I connect my Nexus One to the official car dock, my phone heats up rapidly, and eventually restarts. Obviously, the phone is restarting to prevent it from damaging itself. So the question ...
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How can I prevent my HTC Desire from overheating?

Recently I bought an HTC Desire overall I'm very happy with it. There seems to be one major flaw, it overheats quite easily causing it to reboot. I've run into this several times while driving using ...