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Is battery consumption linear?

Li Ion battery discharge is not strictly linear, (unlike a capacitor ). This ensures available power is utilised till the end of battery charge But it is fairly linear, more so at lower loads as can ...
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Accessing battery usage graph on Android 8

Go to Settings and select Battery. Tap on the large battery image in the battery section and the usage graph will be shown.
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Ascertaining damage from fully discharged android phone

Battery Cycle count is a more reliable yardstick compared to battery capacity in mAh see note at end. It is likely your phone shows this information under Settings → About phone → Battery information....
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Unknown apps/processes with number only are shown in the battery screen

Possibly right answer: It's a sandboxed process from a removed app. For such a number over 99000, it is the Unix UID for an isolated sandbox process (u0_i70). In Android's UID system, called "AID". ...
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Are battery monitors accurate ?

Most popular battery apps including GSam, Ampere, Power Tutor, and Better Battery Stats do not report accurate current readings. OEMs and SoC manufacturers must be able to measure power consumption ...
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Are battery monitors accurate ?

Are battery monitors accurate ? Battery monitors are an approximation and not accurate : They are usually based on Voltage measurements You need Voltage and Current measurements to get an accurate ...
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Accessing battery usage graph on Android 8

If you mean this menu, you can access it from Settings > Battery.
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ADB dumpsys batterystats - How does one read it?

The energy consumption by Android devices is estimated based on the amount of time certain hardware components are residing in different states (e.g., WIFI ON, WIFI OFF, etc.). For each hardware ...
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ADB dumpsys batterystats - How does one read it?

This is a partial answer that needs more details through the full dump to understand whats the and read the output of what the system is trying to convey. The data unit is a number taken from the ...
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Is the battery cycle count stored on the battery or the device?

It seems the issue is that when the battery is replaced, most mom and pop places don’t have the skill or equipment to go in the “root” to reset the counter. It’s akin to not resetting the change oil ...
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Has my battery actually been replaced? Samsung A40

Dropping 7% in 2 hours is not excessive. You can see under battery usage, what is using it up. The biggest user is normally the touch screen. On some phones the GPS consumes a fair bit of power. ...
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What is meant by "proportional" and "smearing" in batterystats

Thanks to @Andrew.T for pointing out the source code: Smearing: Battery consumption which is shared with other components/processes is spread among apps. IFAIU there are two categories: "screen&...
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Reason of existence of An App named "-5"

It's for Wireless hotspot. Other users have reported same. read more about here
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Reason of existence of An App named "-5"

I did a search in Play Store for "-5" with no results, also on YEE ole great god Google. Not much returned. I would start with your phone service provider. They are suppose to give you a ...
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Are battery monitors accurate ?

Specific to your case First of all I think your assumption is wrong. When the app states: ~91% battery. 460ma current consumption with regular use(full brightness). 3:40 hours time left(avg last 5 ...
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Why is my WIFI always on?

Found the solution. Go to location. Select scanning options. Disable Wi-Fi and Bluetooth scanning. Problem solved.
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Why is my WIFI always on?

WiFi always on is caused by you granting access googleto always being able to check for WiFi at any given time in googles point of view that means ALWAYS You can disable it by going to your GPS ...
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