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[How To] Calibrate a Battery

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By theimpaler747, Retired Forum Moderator / Retired Recognized Developer on 1st January 2011, 06:41 AM
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I get asked all the time the proper way to calibrate a battery; so, here's a proper guide for you guys to use to do so and save some post space

How to: Calibrate a Battery correctly on the CDMA Hero.
  1. Charge the phone to 100%
  2. Boot the phone into recovery.
  3. Wipe battery stats
  4. Power phone on, and unplug your fully charged phone
  5. Use your phone until the battery dies. Completly. You want to use it until the phone automaticaly powers off due to low battery
  6. Recharge phone
  7. Repeat the Charging/Killing proccess about 2-3 times
  8. Your battery is callibrated!

Hope this helps cut some questions down!!!
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1st January 2011, 07:06 AM |#2  
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Your picture is better than mine lol good write up bro. Helps limit questions that have been answered! Now if only we could have one for theming aosp ...I had hell learning lol

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1st January 2011, 07:07 AM |#3  
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Your picture is better than mine lol good write up bro. Helps limit questions that have been answered! Now if only we could have one for theming aosp ...I had hell learning lol

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Lol, thanks man I get asked this so much, I figured, why not?
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1st January 2011, 08:25 AM |#4  
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Afraid to let my phone die completely like that. 3x I've had my sdcard need a reformat after the battery died. Only have let the battery die about 5x.
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Afraid to let my phone die completely like that. 3x I've had my sdcard need a reformat after the battery died. Only have let the battery die about 5x.

Really?

I recalibrate after every new rom or update to base rom.

Not needed, but I'm weird.

Never hurt my sdcard. Had this phone over a year and a half now.

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Afraid to let my phone die completely like that. 3x I've had my sdcard need a reformat after the battery died. Only have let the battery die about 5x.

I've never had that happen.... what sd card do you have?

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Really?

I recalibrate after every new rom or update to base rom.

Not needed, but I'm weird.

Never hurt my sdcard. Had this phone over a year and a half now.

Sent from my aospGBmod.

Yeah, same here, but nothing hurt my card

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A Impaler sup man quick???? Due for an upgrade thinking of the epic my self how is it vs the evo????

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A Impaler sup man quick???? Due for an upgrade thinking of the epic my self how is it vs the evo????

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I love it and think it's better Faster, better screen, keyboard
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I've got a transcend 8g class 6 right now and it got messed up just this weekend letting the battery die. It did it the other 2 times on an old card then eventually went tits up not long after that. Needles to say 3 of 5 isn't a good ratio so I'll not be letting the batt die on my phone any time soon.
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