Questions tagged [charging]

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I have an unrooted stock Xperia Z Ultra, should the LED turn off when the battery is fully charged?

I got an Xperia Z Ultra unrooted and still running on the stock ROM (Android Lollipop 5.1.1). My question is, when I'm charging it and the battery reaches 100%, is the LED indicator light supposed to ...
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Should I play while charging [duplicate]

Is it okay to use my tablet while charging it? I just got a new tablet. I havn't done it cause I wasn't sure.
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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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How should I charge my phone ( avoid fast charging)?

I've recently got a new Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) running Android 6. It's great, but I'm not sure how to charge it properly. By using the charger that came with the phone I get a notification saying "...
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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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If I used for charging sumsong for blackberry it not charge properly why? [duplicate]

If I used for charging sumsong for blackberry it not charge properly why? also is it effecting life of the battery?
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my samsung galaxy tab GT-P1000 is not charging

my samsung galaxy tab GT-P1000 is not charging after i plugged in the usb cable in my laptop. but when my tablet is off it is charging but it takes so long to chrge my tablet. what will i do?
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Is the fast charge safe for long-term usage with Li-Poly battery?

Phone: Honor 8. Question: Supposing I have Li-Poly battery, will the fast charging via provided Huawei Quick Charge 9V/2A charger affect the battery life? Citation from the official site: 9V/2A ...
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phone not charging but lightning bult is on

my Android marshmellow phone isn't charging or connecting to pc, at first i thought it's the charger so i got a new one but the problem is still there, it shows that it's charging but the pourcentage ...
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How to make screen stay turned on while charging?

I have 2 devices: one with Android 4.2.1 (Emotion UI 1.6), one with Android 5.1. Android 4 device has an option in "developers" settings to always keep screen turned on while charging. Android 5 ...
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Are all the 2 amp Chargers are “Quick Chargers”?

According to Qualcomm's website they use some modern technology which will result in quick charging and according to a blog on android police if you want to check a charger is a quick charger then ...
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Dash charging on lower than rated voltage - possible?

My OnePlus 3 dash charger is rated 200-240V. I will be travelling to a 100V country and wondering (a) If my dash charger can be plugged into a 100V socket without damaging it or the phone and (b) ...
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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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Battery LED keeps on if decrypted while charging

tl;dr If an encrypted phone is decrypted while charging, the battery LED will keeps on, even after disconnecting charging cable/change setting/soft reboot. Device: Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE (GT-I9505) ...
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Can I disable charging peripherals via USB?

I have an external DAC with it's own source of power. However when I connect it to the phone, it drains the phones battery. Is it possible to disable charging via USB on a rooted phone? Or at least ...
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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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what happens if you plug a non QC 2.0 device into a QC 2.0 charger?

So I recently got a external battery pack for my phone that has two power outputs - a Quick Charge 2.0 output and a 5V / 3A Max output. It is my understanding that Quick Charging only works if the ...
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simultaneous USB-OTG and charging

I'm trying to charge my Nexus 7 2013 while using USB-OTG. I built the widely described Y-cable that does USB passthrough, grounds the sense pin (yellow lead) through a 100 k resistor, and connects ...
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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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Is charging with a USB-C adapter and a type A charger dangerous?

According to articles on HowToGeek and other sites, it can be dangerous to charge a phone with a USB-C connector by using a non compliant adapter cable and a USB type A charger or laptop outlet. I am ...
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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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How to use OTG (ethernet) and power on Nexus 5X using Type C connector?

I would like to both power and connect a Nexus 5X via Ethernet (using an USB to Ethernet adaptor). Here's what I tried to far: a Type C OTG to USB Female adaptor: Ethernet adaptor works on it's own ...
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Phone behaves weirdly while charging

I recently got my Moto G4 Plus and it has got a turbo charger too. On charging it using a specific plug/socket, the phone just starts tapping randomly. When charging through another point, it works ...
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Ideal charging / discharging percentage for maximum battery life?

One of my friends has a relatively new Samsung smartphone. He has this app that notifies him whenever the charging is up to 80%, and tells him to unplug the charger. He tells me that it will increase ...
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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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HTC One M8 resets some settings every time battery dies

Every time my HTC One M8's battery dies, which is roughly once every two weeks, when I charge it and turn it on, a large portion of random settings or configurations are reset to default on the device....
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Hardware reset screen

My Samsung Galaxy SII has not been used for a while, and whenever I try to plug it in to charge, it doesn't seem to start charging, and instead loops between the battery charging icon, and a screen ...
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Is it safe to charge Galaxy j7 using Galaxy A5 charger?

A5 has 2900mA battery and a charger with fast charging capability and j7 has 3000mA battery with normal charging. Can I use that to fast charge the Galaxy j7?
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Lenovo Vibe P1 display toggles on and off while charging

I have a Lenovo Vibe and using it from a year and a half. Recently I observed that the display turns on and off on it's own, while charging (only while charging) I tried to change Display Settings ...
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Samsung mobile charging screen blink issue

While charging I my Samsung J7 mobile via wall charger it's shows charging ICON Blink. If try to power on it will always show startup logo (model name) and again turn off display and it's restart ...
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Allow instant boot after phone with empty battery is connected to power

Let's say my phone is out of battery, and has turned itself off. I get to a charger, and connect it. Maybe I need to make an urgent call. But my phone refuses to boot until the battery is at 5%. It ...
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Using macbook USB charger for android tablets and phones

I am looking into finding a USB OTG cable/adapter that allows me to connect USB peripherals to an Android tablet while charging it. Ultimate goal is to get the power from a car's cigarette lighter (...
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On TurboCharging, “Charging Slowly” message displayed on my phone Moto G4 Plus

My Moto G4 Plus has the turbo Charging(30 min Charge 80%) feature. But when I connect to a Turbocharger, I get a display message on my lock screen as "Charging Slowly". On connecting a general ...
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Ghost Touch Issue in Moto G4 Plus

My mobile phone (Moto G4 Plus) shows Ghost Touch (erratic/random behavior) while charging. Other than the time of charging, the phone works normal. In my view it is software issue. Require solutions ...
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Can I charge my phone with many different charger speed types?

I have a nexus 6p, and various different chargers which I bought for the phone. One is a slow USB charger (comes with the box). Another is a type c to type c cable connected to the AnkerCore 20100+ ...
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Detect battery discharging and send SMS

As solution for a problem at work, I need to find a way to send a SMS to a list of numbers if the mobile discharges for 1 minute or more So is there any recommendation on how to achieve this?
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Samsung S4 won't charge from socket

I am looking for help before sending my phone to maintenance service. All of sudden my phone stopped charging from a socket. The phone is charging (bolt showing, charging screen showing etc) but ...
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Charging speeds between USB C/USB C and USB A/USB C

I just bought the Anker power core 20100+ and it came with 2 cables.One Usb C to Usb C cable, and One Usb C to USB A. I am just wondering which one would give me better charge speeds for my Nexus 5x ...
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Charging my device from power bank with two-way USB-C cable?

So I have Nexus 6p with USB-C port and a Xiaomi Pro 10000 power bank. Charging my device with bundled USB A -> microUSB -> USB-C Cable works. But when I connect them with my two-way USB-C cable ...
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Prevent display to sleep while charging

I want to add a functionality option to choose in my android phone so that when the option is selected its display will never sleep when under charging condition. What should I need to program my ...
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Android Tablet Won't Stay Off

I have a Cube U30GT Mini tablet with Android 4.1.1, kernel 3.0.8, Rockchip rk3066. This tablet won't stay off unless the battery is dead. Doing a normal "Power Off" just reboots the tablet. If the ...
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Nexus 5X no “Charging rapidly” on original (stock) charger

After 7 months LG Nexus 5X now doesn't show "Charging rapidly" but only "Charging". Ampere app shows 1700 - 2100 mA max. Overall charging time now 50% longer than initially was. In accordance to ...
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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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Samsung Note 4 charging cable (ECB-DU4AWE vs. ECB-DU4EWE)

Unfortunately, my charging cable for my Samsung note 4 is broken, so I have to buy a new one. I have seen two different charging cables: ECB-DU4AWE which is 1m long ECB-DU4EWE which is 1.5m long Is ...
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How can I keep screen on ONLY while music is playing?

I drive typically 300+miles a day and my phone works both as my GPS and my media player through my work trucks AUX port. I drive to a lot of the same places so after awhile the GPS isn't kept on top ...
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does charging the phone with other chargers affect mobile or battery? [duplicate]

Actually I used Micromax charger instead of Xolo charger. I have xolo era x phone. My phone gets switched off if I keep it idle for 4 min. Why it is happening?
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OnePlus Dash Charging on the OnePlus Three

The OnePlus Three is out and I got mine yesterday. It comes with speed charging (which OnePlus calls "Dash Charging"). As I read, it only works if the plug it comes with and the USB type C cable it ...
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LG phone seemingly stuck on “Firmware Update”

This may or may not be off-topic; feel free to point me to a better place to ask this. My father brought home a cell phone he found in the woods, and I thought I'd charge it and turn it on to see if ...