Is my dock battery toast?

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By DoughMucker, Senior Member on 3rd September 2014, 07:41 PM
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KatKiss KitKat v33 user. Loving the ROM. But recently my dock battery is going from 100% down to 0% in just minutes of use and from 0% to 100% charged in just minutes too. It previously worked great. Tablet and dock are about 3 years old. I've stayed away from depleting the batteries. I've tried flashing (wiping too) the ROM again without resolving the issue. I'm currently trying a trickle charge but don't expect success there either.

Am I missing something obvious or is this just your typical dead battery?
3rd September 2014, 08:37 PM |#2  
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Sounds like end of the batteries life if you've 100% wiped and re-flashed everything

Can't remember off hand but I feel as if there is a Wipe battery stats option in TWRP you could try
3rd September 2014, 08:52 PM |#3  
Just had a look through TWRP and didn't see anything related to resetting the battery. 😕😬

I'll see how the trickle charge works.
3rd September 2014, 09:08 PM |#4  
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Hmm, just checked and can't see it either, was sure Id seen it somewhere

There is a way to do it, maybe it's not built in and needs doing from terminal or a flashable zip

If I work it out i`ll let you know

EDIT - Looks like this does the same thing
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4th September 2014, 07:26 PM |#5  
Let it trickle charge overnight and then charged with the asus charger this morning and it seems to be discharging normally (if quicker) now. Will have a look at that app, though.
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