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By Allewar, Senior Member on 27th November 2013, 03:08 PM
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Yesterday I experienced a weird behaviour...
I was using my Moto G and it was with 74% battery. I connected it to my macbook using the usb cable and when I disconnected it the battery instantly dropped to 0% and the phone turned off!



After that I charged it again and so far so good. But I wonder what could have caused this behaviour?
I have never saw something like that before.
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27th November 2013, 08:20 PM |#2  
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I had the same problem a few hours ago. It suddenly dropped and shut down itself. I started the phone again and it is still at 1% since 5 hours. I guess this is related to a bad battery calibration because I've unplugged it during the first charge for a moment (I have the phone since yesterday).
27th November 2013, 08:25 PM |#3  
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i used to have the exact same issue with my Galaxy S2. it would freeze and then reboot or i would have to force restart only to lose about 50% battery. when i sent it back to Samsung, i think they replaced a circuit inside.
28th November 2013, 01:10 AM |#4  
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It's a new phone it could be broken

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29th November 2013, 02:08 PM |#5  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mattrb

It's a new phone it could be broken

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Went to sleep last night, phone at 78%, woke up, phone dead. It won't charge either.
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29th November 2013, 02:10 PM |#6  
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Maybe you should send it in to get it looked at by someone

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29th November 2013, 02:11 PM |#7  
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Originally Posted by nzshock

Maybe you should send it in to get it looked at by someone

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I'll be sending it back for a return, but worried about private data on the phone that I can't clear.

edit: I managed to boot it up and do a factory reset.
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30th November 2013, 02:38 AM |#8  
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Got a refund.

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30th November 2013, 03:10 AM |#9  
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Mine seems to be working just fine now.

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30th November 2013, 10:11 AM |#10  
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I could always get another. The issue may haunt the device over time, it's not worth it for such a day old phone.

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