# [Q] Is my battery normal?

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By coowkeee, Senior Member on 12th January 2014, 01:10 AM
Yesterday when I woke up my G2 has 20% battery left, then I charge it to 80%. Then in the evening I charge it again 40%-80%. Then today I woke up again, (In the first SS)I'm just curious why is my "Usage in Battery" reaches 46 hours 29 minutes? It combines the usage on the other day and yesterday. "Expected time to use" is 61 hours, but I know it is not accurate because when I started playing games for like 10mins it goes down to 1hour left haha. And in the second SS, I'm assuming that it also combines the Screen time of the other day and yesterday.

a 20%-80%=60%
b 40%-80%=40%
c a + b = 100% I think it is 1 full cycle and should turn my battery Usage to 0 min again.
Is this normal? I don't really understand how G2's battery works.

I usually charge my G2 two times a day because of games. And charges it when it reaches below 40% to 80%. I don't really drain it and charge it to 100%. Am I doing it right?
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12th January 2014, 09:19 AM |#2
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Originally Posted by coowkeee

Yesterday when I woke up my G2 has 20% battery left, then I charge it to 80%. Then in the evening I charge it again 40%-80%. Then today I woke up again, (In the first SS)I'm just curious why is my "Usage in Battery" reaches 46 hours 29 minutes? It combines the usage on the other day and yesterday. "Expected time to use" is 61 hours, but I know it is not accurate because when I started playing games for like 10mins it goes down to 1hour left haha. And in the second SS, I'm assuming that it also combines the Screen time of the other day and yesterday.

a 20%-80%=60%
b 40%-80%=40%
c a + b = 100% I think it is 1 full cycle and should turn my battery Usage to 0 min again.
Is this normal? I don't really understand how G2's battery works.

I usually charge my G2 two times a day because of games. And charges it when it reaches below 40% to 80%. I don't really drain it and charge it to 100%. Am I doing it right?

I think it is better to charge it 100%.
But if the battery dies you can always replace it
12th January 2014, 11:10 PM |#3
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I'm a person who tries to not to do what you do because it could over time damage the battery. I always charge to 100% and try to drain it as much as I can before I recharge it.

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13th January 2014, 02:49 AM |#4
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I'm a person who tries to not to do what you do because it could over time damage the battery. I always charge to 100% and try to drain it as much as I can before I recharge it.

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And you'll damage your battery faster. Your approach was good for nickel based batteries, not good for lithium-ion.

http://gizmodo.com/how-to-take-care-...ht-w-513217256
13th January 2014, 02:56 AM |#5
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only if you charge it to 100%, then the statistic will starts a new one,

if you're charging up to 80% and disconnect the charger, the statistic will keep from the previous full battery charge statistic.
16th January 2014, 04:17 PM |#6
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only if you charge it to 100%, then the statistic will starts a new one,

if you're charging up to 80% and disconnect the charger, the statistic will keep from the previous full battery charge statistic.

Then people who always post their SS of the usage on battery of their phone that are hitting 2-3 days are all just being boastful? haha
That's why I'm always curious about my battery info because it is not always accurate and people tend to believe that their "usage on battery" info are always correct. I'm not saying all, but there are so many.

@chaki- do you know where I can find a replacement battery on my G2? Then if yes I will probably destroy my phone for charging 100% all the time.

@clapper66 , as @ddavtian said, it is for nickel based batteries only and you should change the way you charge your G2.
16th January 2014, 10:42 PM |#7
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Then people who always post their SS of the usage on battery of their phone that are hitting 2-3 days are all just being boastful? haha
That's why I'm always curious about my battery info because it is not always accurate and people tend to believe that their "usage on battery" info are always correct. I'm not saying all, but there are so many.

@chaki- do you know where I can find a replacement battery on my G2? Then if yes I will probably destroy my phone for charging 100% all the time.

@clapper66 , as @ddavtian said, it is for nickel based batteries only and you should change the way you charge your G2.

so its bad to kill a battery down to 10% then re charge to 100%?
19th January 2014, 05:44 PM |#8
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so its bad to kill a battery down to 10% then re charge to 100%?

I have been using my phones always the same way when it comes to charging.
Have never had issues with the batterys.
My sensation xl is more then 2 years old and still can standby more then 36hr wifi etc. on with the original battery.
What destroying are you talking about?
Thats the same if you don't drive your car, not to change your car battery......
At the end i bought that phone to use it, not other way arround.
One battery doesn't cost the world. There are service shops that can change it.
20th January 2014, 02:17 AM |#9
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That link is a good read. Gonna try it from now on as this beast of a phone needs proper care as well :what:

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