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Change battery meter behavior

I heard that charging li-ion batteries to less voltage value heavily increases number of (charge-discharge) cycles, while decreasing phone work time(energy return from charge) only for a little. ...
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How to increase charging current on OSX computers when using USB 2.0 from 500mA to 2000mA?

Authenticated Apple devices can charge at up to 2100mA x 5V. Apple-non-fast-charging and non-Apple devices are relegated to much slower 500mA x 5V charging. Thus, while my OnePlus One phone itself ...
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S7 charging problems

Apologies if this has been answered already. I searched and found many variations on this issue, but nothing that applies directly to my situation. At first, I thought my old off-brand cable was to ...
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Possible to charge device with Google Pixel phone through USB-C?

Is it possible to charge an external device using Google Pixel smartphone as a battery? In other words, can I change the charging direction (reverse charge) so I can charge e.g. a laptop using my ...
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Do all USB C data/charge cables support Quick Charge?

I have a Xiaomi Mi 8 which uses a USB C connector for charging. As long as my phone supports Fast Charging, do I need any sort of special USB C cable to take advantage of the fastest charging speed ...
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Keep android phone running for days

This is our situation: We have an android tablet that must run some stuffs for longer than one day (running videos, musics or other). For this purpose we attached our tablet to an external battery ...
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One end of usb cable got wet while still plugged into an outlet

I have a galaxy s7 edge phone. The usb cable for charging, the end that plugs into the phone (I think it's called a connector) got sticky due to some food. I used an antibacterial liquid to clean it. ...
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Difference between system files charging_enabled vs battery_charging_enabled

I have a oneplus2 and I need to know the difference between charging_enabled vs battery_charging_enabled files present in /sys/class/power_supply/battery I am using an app called Battery Charge Limit ...
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USB OTG Extension Cable and DAC

I am trying to get audio through my USB DAC on various tablets with OTG functionality and I don't know why it's not working! First off. It works just find when I use the OTG adapter straight to the ...
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Charger with long usb cable

I have ASUS ZENFONE 2 with model no ASUS_Z00LD and type ZE550KL. I need a adapter and charging cable of at least 2 metre length. Google is not showing relevant results. How do I get one?
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Phone dying at 23% charge

I changed the battery of my OnePlus one (original and new, from EBay). Everything went well, the new battery seems to do its job. But now my phone keeps turning off and vibrating at 23% charge.... If ...
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Motorola g5 charge port issue

I've been wondering whether my issue with Motorola g5 is software related or hardware. It's hard to charge it, there are a lot of apps installed so it could be software. But the inconsistency e.g. ...
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Prevent disable power saving while charging [root]

When I plug my phone to solar cell cpu optimisation turns off and the speed of discharge increases severalfold. How to prevent cpu always on when phone charging? Phone: Rooted Samsung Galaxy S III ...
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How to close `Android Auto` notification

I plugged my phone into the USB on my rental car so that it would stay charged while I used the phone for navigation -- but it didn't stay charged. Now I have a notification that I can't get rid of: ...
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Samsung phone charges poorly, periodically

My Samsung S8+ has started having periods when it does not keep up 100% charging when connected and in simple editing usage. If I leave it idle it charges slowly and the "charger beep" occasionally ...
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Restart charge from powerbank on rootet phone

A have rooted android 4.3 device and charge it from power bank. Charging stop after 100% and not continue after phone discharged until i unplug and plug again usb connector or push butoon on powerbank....
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Huawei P20 Pro charging in USB host mode

I'm seeing several related questions here. However, most of them are ancient (as in 2012) and refer to micro USB and maybe the USB-C standards are different with regard to host mode charging. I'm ...
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Does the average cellphone battery protect against overcharging or deep discharging?

It's known that Lithium Ion batteries are damaged by overcharging or deep discharging. While I've seen an Xposed module which prevents the phone from charging the battery above 90%, I'm wondering if ...
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How to limit charging to a user defined limit? [duplicate]

My UleFone Armor 2 has a 4700mAh battery and I would like to limit the charging to 60% to reduce battery aging. The batteries in most of the phones are not user-replaceable and I am worried that a ...
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How do I disable rapid charging?

When I plug my phone in the AC charger, it says "charging rapidly" and charges from 20% to 100 for less than 90mins. Is it possible to charge it normally? When I charge it over USB it takes up to 7 ...
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LG G6 - “Charging blocked, moisture detected”, would rooting help?

When I charge my LG G6, I randomly get the error message "Charging Blocked - Moisture Detected". I sent it back to LG, but they said I was no longer covered by warranty because the SIM card tray is ...
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Can you use USB OTG and charge at the same time?

I have a Google pixel-2. I like to use a Bluetooth keyboard and wired mouse via the USB-C-OTG canoe that came with the phone... But then I can't charge the phone. I wanted to buy something... To let ...
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What is the impact of (slow) wireless charging vs (slow) wired charging on the phone battery?

Can someone give me some feedback related to BATTERY LIFE in terms of wired vs wireless charging? I already know that fast charging CAN reduce battery life. Do we have any info on wireless charging? ...
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Does orientation of a USB Type-C cable matter when quick charging? [closed]

Is it normal that quick charging only works when plugging the (original) USB Typ-C cable in orientation 1 into the phone and not in orientation 2? I mean it is symmetrical, I would have expected that ...
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Is there a different fastboot command for the Google Pixel and the oem-off-mode command?

I'm trying to set a Google Pixel to boot when the power is connected. I found discussion of using the fastboot oem-off-mode charge = 0 command, but when I reboot the device into the bootloader and try ...
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Charge Sony Xperia M4 Aqua with damaged charging port

My Sony Xperia Aqua's charging port is damaged, and I am unable to charge my phone. I have already ordered one for replacement, but until it comes I cannot use it. Is there a way to charge it?
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Phone only turns on when it's plugged in but then works normally

The problem regards a cheap 5.1-based Android phone, manufactured by a company named Manta. A few days ago it randomly shut off on its own and it was impossible to turn it on because it got stuck on ...
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Moto G4 Play Churning Through Batteries

I have a G4 Play which I used the @#(* out of for nearly a year, until I dropped it into the toilet for 2 or 3 seconds before getting it out. The battery and SIM fell out and I put it in rice for the ...
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Shell: get battery voltage_now if power were not connected

I am trying to make my device stop charging (echo 0 > /sys/class/power_supply/battery/charging_enabled, the easy part) when the battery's voltage reaches 3920000 µV. Using cat /sys/class/...
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Enforce power saving mode for powerbank charge

If I charge my phone from wall, disabling power saving is no problem. But for a portable powerbank, I would still like power saving enabled. How can I enforce Android to keep power saving on during ...
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using galaxy s8 usb-c cable into lg g5?

I have questioned my LG G5 I had for 2 months today first time using different cable because I forgot my cable in a friend's car so I had to charged my phone and I used my brother galaxy S8 USB-c ...
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Significant battery drop/reboot, but only in cold weather (+5°C/+41°F) with camera - expected behaviour or battery defect?

Disclaimer: This is not a duplicate, I've looked at these questions but none are applicable(temperature) or provide an adequate answer. Recently I've realized that my 15 month old LG G4 seems to ...
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Why “System Update” app of “android 6.0” is draining battery

I am using Yu Yunicorn (5530) android phone. It has android marshmallow update. Recently I noticed when I put the phone on charging it takes long time to charge and never goes to 100%, also during the ...
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Replacing a new capacity battery and re-calibration

I am using redmi 2 for about 3 year and it's battery is dead. It was using 2200 mAH battery. So I went to local vendor and bought a copy battery with the rating of 2000 mAH. Now the new battery ...
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Can the software of a (non rooted) phone affect its charging when turned off?

I bought a brand new Motorola phone. It was at around 70% of battery charge when I got it, but I've never been able to charge it. I plug the charger to the wall, the USB-C (factory provided) to the ...
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Moto G5 Plus: Can you use a different USB cable (with the original charger) for charging?

I know using a different adapter than the original one can cause problems later on, but is that the same for charging (USB) cables? This guy here says it's fine
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Disable “Charging slowly” warning

When charging my phone, a LG K8 V, I get the message "Charging slowly: Use the charger and cable that were provided with this phone, or check the cable is properly connected." The charge rate is fast ...
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Galaxy S5 charging slowly despite 'AC' and 2A charger

I have replaced the battery in my Galaxy S5 with a genuine Samsung (or at least, a very, very good fake!). It's now becoming quite noticeable how slow it charges - when plugged into a Nexus 7 2A ...
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Samsung Ace 4 Unable to charge message, but it does still charge

I have a problems with my phone. The phone dropped and since then I got an issue with charging it. When I plug in the charging cable I get the following message: "Unable to charge. Charging paused. ...
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New screen flickering when charged

i had my screen broken unfortunately. I received a replacement that i don't know if it is an official one, that was excellent until i put it to charge. The screen lightly flickers. I don't have an ...
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Mi A1 fast charging is baffling

Mi A1 when it was launched (Nougat) did not have fast charging capability , though the Qualcomm chip is capable of it. It was speculated that this was done to keep the cost to fit "budget" phone model ...
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Can cellulardata & WiFi be on while charging? Sporadic case of meager increase in charging while both were on

Last night cellular data & wifi were on. Previously IN THIS STATUS, my mobile charged 100%. Last night my mobile was in charging. To my surprise, I found charging had improved from 7% to 17% only. ...
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How do I know that a charger is a Turbo Charger for my Moto

I have a bunch of USB chargers lying around and I wanted to clear the mess. Is there an easy way of knowing which ones support the Turbo Charging function of my Moto G5? Does every company have its ...
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Nexus 7: battery charging stalls at about 20 percent, even w/new batteries!

I've got a 2012 wifi Nexus 7 tablet. The battery will not charge much above approximately 20 percent. I've installed a new battery, tried charging using a nice Anker brand usb cable, tried several ...
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Current leaks while charging. Is the device defective?

During charging(first charge), there is a vibration sense(on my fingers) with my moto x4's metallic sides. Is this shows that the device is defective? What may be the reason?
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Can s7 Wall charger be used on s8?

Can I use Samsung Galaxy s7 wall Charger on S8? I'm concerned about damaging the s8. and could not find real solid specs online.
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Wireless Charging stopped working; Could it be a software issue? (Samsung Galaxy S3)

I've had a Samsung Galaxy S3 for a few years, I even upgraded to a newer model, and revered back to my trusty ol' S3 because I missed it, and was and was happy with it's size & features. ...
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Is there a way to detect if there is a power management issue with an android phone?

Is there a way to detect if there is a power management issue with an android phone? I'm rooted on KitKat if that helps. The phone in question is a galaxy note 4 if it makes a difference. The ...
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Why screen turns on while connecting/disconnecting charger?

Even if it's (somehow) understandable to turn screen on while connecting charger, why it turns on also on disconnecting? Whats behind the design decision for this? Is there native way of preventing ...
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'Charge This Phone' vs 'Charge Connected Device'

When connecting my phone to my laptop, I have these two options Charge this phone (Just charge this phone) Charge connected device (Charge the connected device via USB) I don't understand the ...