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[Q] Battery Calibration

14th November 2012, 11:41 AM   |  #1  
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Can you guys recommend a battery calibration app?

Currently im using ViperSaga, and yes we all know that our DS can live for a day or two depends on the usage.
14th November 2012, 06:10 PM   |  #2  
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Battery calibration by wiping battery stats is a myth. After 2-3 charge cycles, the indicated battery level will be as accurate as it ever will or can be.
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16th November 2012, 01:40 AM   |  #3  
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Battery booster maybe ?
16th November 2012, 07:36 AM   |  #4  
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AOSP developer Dianne Hackborn has made it clear that battery calibration is a myth. It only mean deleted the battery stats. And your device does that on each reboot.
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17th November 2012, 03:23 PM   |  #5  
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how about the wipe battery stats in the recovery? does it help the calibration of the battery?
19th November 2012, 04:00 AM   |  #6  
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Quote:
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how about the wipe battery stats in the recovery? does it help the calibration of the battery?

Battery calibration does exactly that. It wipes the battery stats. And that is something your phone does automatically on each reboot.
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19th November 2012, 07:02 AM   |  #7  
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Deleting stats is pointless indeed, but the battery calibration procedure that involves a discharge/recharge cycle, not only deletion of the stats file helps to have proper % indication that cannot happen on a Stock ROM which is the case the Google engineer is talking about. But when flashing custom is another story, then a wrong indication can appear after flashing and it has to be corrected

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19th November 2012, 07:50 AM   |  #8  
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Though you can leave out wiping the battery, stats, the charge/discharge cycle is what helps.
19th November 2012, 08:32 AM   |  #9  
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Quote:
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Though you can leave out wiping the battery, stats, the charge/discharge cycle is what helps.

Yes, including the final charging of powered off phone, that was posted in several threads lately by the same user

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