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First charge your device for an hour. Maybe it is not turning on for lack of charge. Then follow this steps: Download the firmware as per your device model from Here Download and install moto g drivers on your PC from Here Install ADB in your PC from Here Now when your device is in switch off mode, then Press and hold 'Volume down' then power on the phone. ...


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To my knowledge, there're no native settings in Android to achieve that. But there are several "battery savers" doing exactly that, which I call Data Stutterer. One candidate holding the top of the list for a long time was JuiceDefender, which unfortunately got its last update in 2012. GreenPower is still updated, and offers the same functionality: ...


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Talking about LG, it's likely this is not any kind of NFC. I have an LG phone with 4-pin port on the phone and 4-pin battery. When I cover the 4th pin with some masking tape, the phone complains the battery is not genuine and refuses to boot picture. A quick poke with a logic analyzer has shown me that there's a communication between phone and battery of ...


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Yup, you should be able to use the adb command. Or use an app I just released to disable usb charging in Android phone. Has not been tested on Samsung j7 though. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.bramantya.stopcharging&hl=en It needs root access.


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Google Play services is excluded because Google wants it so. It has to remained excluded from Doze or any power saving mode because apps depending upon Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) may fail to serve the user appropriately, hence, ruining the user's experience with Android big time. A GCM Android Client requires Play Store and Play services installed in ...


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This is one reason, there may be more Google Play Services has location API. And your Android Device Manager (ADM) which you use to track your stolen or misplaced device uses location API. Let's say you forgot your phone leaving for home and on reaching home want to locate your phone by logging into ADM You can do that successfully only if your ADM (using ...


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There are two sources for reading the battery capacity From the battery files From the ROM I learnt this when I saw a similar but smaller discrepancy on my new phone using 3c Toolbox and the developer clarified this on mail. To quote from 3C Toolbox developer mail In Android, one can get the stock hard-coded battery capacity from battery profiles, an ...


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Very old question but answering it as there is an app that fits Charge Cycle Battery Stats does that, from app description Charge Cycle Counter is a free App, that helps you to measure how often you charge your phone and keep track of your battery life. Features: - Total number of charge cycles - Daily statistics - Weekly statistics - ...


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When the phone is marketed, manufacturers, typically charge the battery to around 40% as you may have noticed. This is good for battery longevity and ensures battery degradation does not occur on storage. See BU-702: How to Store Batteries for better understanding There isn't a valid reason for charging the batteries for xx hours before first use or to ...


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The Tag Dispatch System of Android Developers says Android-powered devices are usually looking for NFC tags when the screen is unlocked, unless NFC is disabled in the device's Settings menu. When an Android-powered device discovers an NFC tag, the desired behavior is to have the most appropriate activity handle the intent without asking the user what ...


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I tried lots of things but in the end only a factory data reset of the phone worked. Before I did the reset the battery drain looked like this in Settings > Battery: The shallow gradient was when I booted the phone in safe mode. This at least suggested the issue was likely to to with one or more apps rather than something inherently wrong with the phone. ...


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This is very annoying situation. First thing to try is remove all cache files of those apps which has internet connectivity. On net there are many sites, those try to inject some malicious codes. This is first step to identify. If first is not helpful, try to check the background running apps. Any suspicious app that you think, force stop that. See if ...


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To give a view of why it is impossible for an app to diagnose much less than fix battery problems, a little background is in order Battery houses a sensor/chip that is responsible for monitoring vital parameters like temperature, voltage, NFC etc. This information is conveyed to the OS through one of the pins that makes contact when the battery is in ...


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It's a virus/maleware. Sources that describe very similar situations: http://forums.androidcentral.com/ask-question/658156-apus-du-battery-saver-virus.html https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/nexus/7XbiK-frhVA It sounds like it's actually a really old scam (this may be a newer variant of it) Here's a story from 2011 that sounds like the same ...


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Charging a new battery for x hours before use is a "legacy hangover" from the days when Nickel Cadmium batteries were used. Those batteries had a "memory effect". As a result, over a period of time, they "remembered" lesser battery capacity than rated capacity. To prevent this, it was advised to always fully charge these batteries This is not the case with ...


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Moto X Play supports fast charging, though this review says a fast charger is not supplied with it, maybe they supplied it subsequently Fast charging needs to be supported by the USB cable as well. The D+ and D- pins of the cable negotiate the charging voltage and current with the device, in tune with the charging circuitry in the charger (see Overview of ...


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Did you try booting into safe mode once (powerbutton then long tap power off). After starting in safemode, restart into normal mode. Had the issue, and this worked for me.



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