Charging to 100% from 99% question

Discussion in 'HTC Rezound' started by mikeinctown, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. mikeinctown

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    OK, so HTC sent me a new battery and it seems to be slightly better, though I have about everything in the world disabled on my phone and that upsets me. So anyway when I charge it goes from about 10% to 99% in a few hours but I noticed that the last 1% charge can take almost an hour. Was wondering how long it takes you guys to hit that last 1%?

    Also, I noticed if I leave it plugged in past that 100% that the light will stay green but when I wake the phone it will have gone down in charge. For example Yesterday I left it maybe a half hour past the 100% charge and when I woke the phone (still plugged in) the green light was on, no charge indicator was present and yet battery life said 97%. Does anyone else have a phone that does this?
     
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    I do notice sometime the 99% to 100% takes awhile but I have never seen mine go down while on the charger.. I am not using the stock charger though. I am using a 550mah moto charger as opposed to the 1000mah htc charger.. it takes longer (and no I can't prove it) but I like to think it gives a "better" charge..

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    I have the exact same problem as you. My phone will charge to 100% in less than two hours, but then the battery will drop to 97-99% and will not charge the remaining% until I unplug it and then plug it back in. I have also noticed that the last 1% takes me a while. I'm upset to hear that the new battery hasn't fixed your troubles, because my phone is having similar issues to some of your original posts.
     
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    i have the same problem of it dropping to 97% then not getting to 100% until i unplug it and plug it back in.
     
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    No issues here, have you all properly calibrated/power cycle the battery and gave it a full charge while the phone is off?

    Noticed this was happening to me while on BAMF ROM but after a good calibration all was fine.
     
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    How do you calibrate the battery

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    If you are NOT rooted:

    -Use the phone until it dies from lack of charge
    -Leave phone off! and place on charger
    -Charge until fully charged and leave on for maybe another hour or so extra
    -Unplug first then turn phone on

    -repeat these steps one more time killing the phone from a full charger (meaning don't use a charger mid way through a discharge)

    If you are ROOTED, repeat above but after you turn the phone back on use the app from the Market called "Battery Calibration (requires root)" to wipe the battery stats.
     
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    OK thanks!

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    the last 1% has taken me a long time to get to with my first rezound, my insurance replacement rezound, and with all 3 standard HTC batteries (the original phone's battery, i bought a spare from htcpedia, then the insurance replacement came with a new battery and they didn't want it back)
     
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    I have also noticed that it seems like it takes forever for it to go from 99% to 100%. I have also noticed that when I take it off the charger at 100% it will drop to 95% within 20 minutes of use checking email, checking for updates, reading a bit of news, etc. I think I need to calibrate again.
     
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