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Is it possible to force a phone to use USB for data but not charge from it?

My plan is to use my phone (Google Pixel) as a screen for a raspberry pi, and I'm worried that my power supply isn't sufficient. Is there a way to prohibit the Pixel from charging while still ...
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Is there a way to disable quick charge on Xiaomi mi5?

Often it happened that I do not need to charge quickly my device so I would like to know if is it possible to turn on/off this option from any settings on the device. I use only original cable
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Bricked Moto G2 XT1068 with a Cynogenmod with low battery.Need some help :)

I have Moto G 2nd generation XT1068. I flashed my custom ROM and installed a CYNOGENMOD in my phone.It worked fine for 4 month and now its totally bricked. I could enter fastboot mode but it shows low ...
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Why doesn't my Samsung cable charge?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4. It has it's own charger with a detachable cable, able to go to USB ports. This one to be exact, it works perfectly. I also have a Surface pro 3 and it's charger. As can be ...
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Why does my samsung galaxy s4 say 'Charging Paused,Battery Temp too High'?

Ok so i have already brought a new battery and done a factory reset and tried different chargers and still says it is over heating . Please anyone got any ideas or solutions?
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Allow S7 to draw >500mA

I have a MacBook Pro - as we know, a USB 3 port can output at least 900mA at 5V for 4.5 Watts. However, when I plug in my S7, it only draws 500mA. What is the trick to allowing a device to draw 1A? ...
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Device won't boot

I have an HTC Desire 626s. Next month will be a year since I got it, I bought it brand new from Verizon. The battery wouldn't charge so I bought a new one and replaced it. The phone came on just fine....
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Long term battery capacity degradation

I've had a Nexus 6P for about 14 months now and recently I discovered the app AccuBattery, for those not familiar one of the features is to estimate the capacity of your battery by taking measurements ...
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Related to Battery Charging

I noticed sometimes in my android device. The battery status is about 10-15%. When I plug it with its charger, it changed instantly to 85-90%. Later on, it goes to 60-65%. My android device is 4.4....
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Micro USB splitting cable that allows charging and reads standard USB simultaneously (Samsung Tab S2)

I recently bought the Galaxy Tab S2, 9.7" (T813; Android Marshmallow) thinking I could simultaneously charge it and read files from a standard USB drive using a cable such as one found here.   ...
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Boot Samsung Galaxy S7 Android when charger is connected

I want to boot up my samsung s7 when charging is end and on connecting charger that it get auto boot. I have lpm file in /system/bin directory but replacing the script , it does not work for me.Any ...
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Idle device and inactive phone consuming too much battery

I just bought a brand new Zonda a450 with android 4.4, i was quite surprised when the battery started to drain too fast, even taking a photo with flash could take 3% of the battery instantly. I ...
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S5 shows charge icon but is not charging the battery. Tried three different batteries

In the last couple of days, my S5 stopped charging the battery normally, even though the charge icon is displayed as charging in the top right. When plugged into a wall outlet with the wider USB 3....
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Moto G stuck on the screen “Warning bootloader unlocked”

I'm trying to solve a problem that is affecting a Moto G 2014 XT1069 device. What happened is that the device did shutdown, then when trying to power it up again, it stayed stuck on the Motorola logo ...
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What kind of charger do I need to get for my Galaxy Tab?

I have a older Galaxy Tab 1 I'm assuming because all it says on the back is Galaxy Tab Samsung. And I need to know what kind of charger I need to ask for when I go and purchase one or order offline so ...
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Killed my phone by USB tethering

I couldn't connect to a WiFi network over my laptop so I used my phone to connect to the WiFi network instead and activated USB Tethering. When I started, the battery was empty. I started charging it ...
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Samsung G530 won't trickle charge when full?

Until the past few weeks, I could leave my device plugged in and it'd go to 100% in the morning but recently it seems that once it reaches 100%, it just stops. Not even tricke charge. I've watched it, ...
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Nexus 6p won't charge on included charger

Not sure what to make of this one. I have two nexus 6P's. Phone A won't charge on included charger+cable+outlet, however it does charge on a variety of other chargers I have access to. Phone B ...
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Simultaneous OTG + Charging Capability

I'm working on a hobby project to stick a tablet in a car to replace the factory head unit. For this, I need to connect the reverse camera to the tablet (via USB, using something like an EasyCAP ...
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My LG LEON battery dead?

I was charging my LG LEON and it suddenly turned off with a 0 percentage of battery, then when i tried connecting it to the charger it didn't wanna charge. I tried with five different chargers and ...
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Faster charge through higher amp charger?

I'm looking for a solution to charge my Android smarpthone as fast as possible when travelling, eg. when sleeping at a camp site where I don't want to have to sit there for two hours just to make sure ...
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Slow USB charging

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S5 and usually charge through USB port of Dell Inspiron 14z laptop. I know that USB charging is slower than wall charging. But USB charging becomes much slower than usual ...
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Can I charge Galaxy Tab S2 while using MHL adapter?

I'm looking at an MHL adapter provided by Samsung. I have a Galaxy Tab S2 and wonder if this adapter would allow the device to charge up at the same time as mirroring the screen to my TV. I already ...
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My tablet is not turning on

I have a tablet not two years old, a few days ago it was left in a hot truck for about two days. Now it won't go past "fast boot menu". I have tried everything, I even tried charging it and the ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE Bricked and not charging (gray battery)

Some time ago i had problem with my Samsung S3 LTE, namely, after some time the phone started to flash screen, lose signal and finally crash. The problem lasted about 2 months but I belittled it and ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 charging paused, battery temperature low

I have a new Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. I recently bought it online. It was working fine, but now the tablet is not charging and keeps giving the error 'battery temperature low'. I tried charging it by ...
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Moto G 2 (2014) Not Charging!

My phone is a Moto G (2014) XT1068. It has recently stopped charging for some reason. This morning it was charging and tonight, it decided that it would be a prick and not charge. Anyhow I tried ...
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Tablet report as charging with the charger unplugged

I'm having problems charging my Samsung Tab 2 device. It is reporting as charging after I unplug the cable, and when charging, it is drawing a small current from the charger. I've measured and it gets ...
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HP Slate 7 will not charge

My sister got a quite new HP Slate 7 running Android 4.1.2, but the tablet won't charge. When I charge it while it's running, the charging is flickering between charging and not charging. If I charge ...
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Weird battery issues

There's this phone I got, it belonged to my girlfriend's mom, but she just gave it to me since it stopped working and I wanted it. The problem is it won't charge. I'll plug it in and the screen will ...
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USB and charging port is not working after rooting

I have rooted my HTC Desire 620G with kingoroot. After rooting the phone is not getting charged while its switched on. The phone can be charged by switched it off. Also the phone can not be connected ...
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A Bad Charger Damaged My Asus TF300t Tablets

I bought a charger set off of Amazon.When i plugged it into my tablet it flashed and rebooted and the battery shows 0% and will not charge.Also when i hook up the USB charger the computer does not see ...
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My Galaxy Tab 3 requires a cable so what can I use as a substitute?

Is it ok for me to charge my galaxy tab 3 using a samsung phone charger?(only the cable is from the phone, the jack is of the tab)
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Sprint Samsung Galaxy S3 Dropped phone now it won't power on or charge

I have a Sprint Samsung Galaxy S3 (SPH-L710) worked fine until I dropped it. After I picked it up the phone shut off, I tried removing/reinserting the battery, it would go to the Samsung logo, vibrate,...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-N5100) USB connection & charging problem

I'm having problem with my Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0. When I connect it to a laptop/desktop computer it just won't acknowledge the connection. I just wanna transfer some files to my tablet. Before it ...
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Battery draining faster after recharging on Galaxy S4 Mini

I'm struggling with my Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini. Actually the battery is very good and since I don't use my phone a lot, it lasts pretty much 2 days when I let it die and full recharge it. The issue is,...
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How to recalibrate the OS for an external battery?

I recently bought an external non-standard 7000 mAh battery for my Samsung Galaxy S3 but the phone doesn't seem to recognize it. Is it possible that the phone needs to be reconfigured or recalibrated ...
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Nexus 5 charging problem

My Nexus 5 recently has a charging problem.. If I wiggle the charger a little it sometimes give the notification that the charger is not connected and if I release the charger it says its charging, I ...
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Samsung galaxy 3S, battery is good, phone won't charge or power up

I have a samsung galaxy 3S, about a week ago it rebooted itself, since then it will won't charge or turn back on, I have tested the battery to see if it was that, the battery works perfect, I have ...
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Phone won't charge when connected to the charger or even to my PC

My phone does not charge when I connect my charger, and when I connect the phone to my PC it wont connect. However, when I restart my phone I can connect my phone to the charger. Wen I disconnect the ...
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Battery Status problem

I recently updated my Note 8.0 Wifi from 4.1.2 to android 4.4.2, and shortly after that rooted it (But kept the stock 4.4.2, NO custom ROMs or anything...). Of course, as I knew, the battery ...
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Battery voltage

I've just bought a replacement battery for my phone, it's exactly the same 1200 mAh 3.7v however when I look at apps showing battery info they say the battery voltage is 4mv. So what does this mean? ...
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Phone unusable whilst charging

I have a fairly old samsung galaxy S2 android 4.1.2. In the last few weeks, it has been behaving really oddly when plugged in to charge. The 'desk clock' page flashes up every few seconds of its own ...
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CHarge port replaced-computer dont recognize

Hi i recently took my samsung galaxy 2 to a place that sells phones and service and also repairs them. Well i took it there because my charge port was not charging anymore so he said he could ...
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Why does Galaxy Nexus i9250 official car charger have 700mA instead of 1000mA?

I discovered that the official Samsung car charger is rated for 700mA, but my stock wall charger has 1000mA. Is that normal? If I buy the 700mA charger, there's the risk that with the navigator on, ...
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How do devices recognize their chargers?

Several android devices complain when they are not plugged into their manufacturer-designated chargers. One samsung tablet I own won't even charge if its not on its own brand charger. Is there some ...
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What should my tablet be charging at?

I just got a RocketFish USB wall charger with 2.4 amps and 5 Volts. The charge meter that I am using is telling me that it is charging at 50 mA. I also notice that when I try to turn it off to charge, ...
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Charging/PC connection issues

I have tab 2 7.0 that will only charge when switched off and even then that's only sometimes, other times I get the battery boot loop. When device is on it says not charging in battery settings and ...
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what is the requirements to charge android tab via USB cable?

I wanna charge my android tab ( not a prestigious brand ) via a USB cable connected with my laptop. I tried but it wont charge, Is there any requirements to do that?
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Get the chargin process intensity

I link my Samsung Galaxy S3 to the computer's USB port using a non-original power cord. I've found charging process very slow, so I would test the intensity whereby power cord supply energy to the ...