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Default Battery increased while not charging, normal?

Can anyone explain this? Last night my phone GAINED 20% battery while I slept. How is this possible? See the pic, phone was NOT plugged in......????

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Can anyone explain this? Last night my phone GAINED 20% battery while I slept. How is this possible? See the pic, phone was NOT plugged in......????

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ummm.. WHAT, lol.

Closest thing i've had to that is, phone says 85%. boot into recovery or shutdown phone, restart and it says like 90%

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ummm.. WHAT, lol.

Closest thing i've had to that is, phone says 85%. boot into recovery or shutdown phone, restart and it says like 90%

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Yea, note the significant spike at 70%, that was from plugging it in to charge. So you can see the uptick overnight was more gradual

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Yea, note the significant spike at 70%, that was from plugging it in to charge. So you can see the uptick overnight was more gradual

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I figured it out.


Or maybe there was some electromagnetic field given off by something that charged your battery? (which I HIGHLY doubt)
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Battery meter =| battery charge

The meter reading is only an approximation and can get confused at times. This is why you can see the apparent charge drop 20% or more after a reboot. I can't say as I've ever seen it increase like that but I'm sure it's possible. Something was probably going on in the background that screwed it up.

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I agree with iElvis. Its just a metering correction. The voltage didn't actually increase. Just the approximation of voltage to percent battery, which is just a relative number anyway, not a real "measurement".
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