Charging ?


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Jul 13, 2012
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This maxx has a charging problem. I have changed 2 batteries because of this. If I let the phone get to somewhere in the less than 10 percent battery life the phone does not like to charge. Last night I messed up and let it go to 0. When this happens I get the battery picture with a ? Mark in it and it will not charge. I take the back cover off of the phone and for some reason it usually starts charging. I let it get back to 30 or 40 percent put the cover back on and all is well until I mess up and let it get to low again. Anybody else experience any goofy problems like this.
PS... All kinds of chargers. The same thing.


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Oct 27, 2011
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Don't let it get that low. Charge it every night while you sleep and pull it off the charger when you wake up.If you use it a lot during the day, try to get some charging done while you're not using it - while you drive home from work; when you sit at your desk, if you have a desk job; etc. It's bad for batteries to drain them frequently, and much better to have a lot of small charges (charge every time to reaches 50%) than it is to have a fewer number of large charges.

See How to Prolong Lithium-based Batteries - Battery University

(Look at the first table - the number of charge cycles for each depth of discharge.)