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Old January 10th, 2013, 01:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Just bought a set of "Sensation" replacement OEM Batteries with charger for $12 US
Marked as 2450mAh ( stock HTC EVO 3D is 1700mAh) but most likely like all OEM's a bogus, made-up number that sounds cool! ( look at how it's displayed on the battery )

2X 2450mAh Gold Battery Charger for HTC Sensation 4G G14 G18 G21 Sprint EVO 3D | eBay

Not selling, nothing to with the dealer, just a report of my findings and a simple question:

Showed up in a week, both batteries work, and power the phone. Charger works changes color when charging complete. There temperature seems to be acceptable.

I installed and ran (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nema.batterycalibration&hl=en) battery calibration to run a fair test. Cycled both batteries through 2 full discharges ( down to 1% ) then full charge ( 100% ) and they preform as good as or a TINY bit better then stock ( running on Midnight 3.4.5 normal to slightly under-clocked and HTCCM10 build 20130102 )

Ok now to my question, or observation and concern. The price of $12 is WAY too little most people tell me this must be rejected HTC batteries re-branded. I understand that 2450mAh is just a made up, meaningless number. So if it lasts me 6 months or maybe a year then I'm more then happy, but there is no way to tell when or if they will fail or how.

Q 1 ) By cheeping out, will they thermal? Could have a meltdown in my pocket?
So far it has not, but it's still cheap crap from China, every day it holds a little less charge
Q 2 ) So I created a new "batterystats.bin" file that matches them, how will that effect changing ROM's I like the ability to switch between "stock-ish" Midnight 4.0.3 and 4.1.x HTCCM10
Has no impact, only used to draw a pretty graph. Phone reads from chip in the battery
Q 3) How come TWRP does not have a function to clear the "batterystats.bin" file. I assume it backs it up or does it? I think a cool function would be to have 2 to 3 backups of "batterystats.bin" so say if you put back in your stock battery you can switch back to it's profile, etc.
Never got an answer but it's a moot point since it does nothing important

Update:
to sum-up this thread with an overall recommendation is:
1) The "Seidio" brand uses higher quality materials and is generally recommended ( they are made in Japan rather then China ). Anker is also highly recommended but based on people's very positive experiences. Bottom line only go with a known good brand not what's deal of the day on eBay.
2) The Seidio "Platinum Series" - 2X Extended Life Lithium-Polymer Battery ( there single cell is 1900mAh x2 should be around 3,800mAh ) for HTC EVO 3D is currently ( as of this writing ) being dumped, no idea how long the deal will last:

Amazon.com: Platinum Series - 2X Extended Life Lithium-Polymer Battery for HTC EVO 3D: Cell Phones & Accessories
$9 + s/h
Platinum Se 2X Extended Life HTC EVO 3D Li-Po Battery - CowBoom.com
$7 + s/h ( which came out to be $12 for me my lucky number )

3) Your phone talks to the battery and if you get all the readouts then the battery works. With that said the quality of the battery determines how much power is stored after daily charging. That is the stock battery is 1700mAh not because it sucks but that number is an average of it's 2.5 year life expectancy. Thus eBay marketeers set there life to weeks if not months to get outrageous numbers. ( This from my research around and asking fellow EE's )

Thanks for everyone's input, I hope this helps others BEFORE they click "buy now"
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Should of got the Anker Battery

Amazon.com: Anker 1900mAh Li-ion Battery For HTC Sensation, Sensation XE, EVO 3D, Mytouch 4G Slide, Amaze 4G - White: Cell Phones & Accessories

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Those type of batteries are BS......... If your looking for a good and cheap Normal-Sized Battery i recommend the one i'm currently using

Amazon Link - Platinum 1900mAh Spare Battery for HTC EVO 3D

Heres my average Days use:

*and i don't use any "Power Saving" apps

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Soo those are two best battery to have cause I was thinking to get the sedio battery I really want my phone to last for the whole day
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Those type of batteries are BS......... If your looking for a good and cheap Normal-Sized Battery i recommend the one i'm currently using

Amazon Link - Platinum 1900mAh Spare Battery for HTC EVO 3D

Heres my average Days use:

*and i don't use any "Power Saving" apps

I didn't know SF IV was on Android...lol. Thanks for that link. I'm on stock and with your HD Lite rom..I've been 13 hours straight.
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Yeah I have that battery . It a waste of money and it barely last longer than stock battery. Get anker battery!
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All good valid points! I used an Anker Battery for my Triumph before it died.
I bought my phone for $50 used from a close friend ( thus the deep discount ) was not looking to spend $18 + $12 shipping per battery. I find that when I travel I really need 2x battery and an external charger. I guess you could go with a 4000mAh big boy battery, but then your phone is big and will not fit anything.
SEIDIO | Innocell Super Extended Life Battery for HTC EVO 3D But at $75 it's costly ( please note that they make a belt clip that effectively gives you a otter-box like solution )

We all agree that each of these batteries could only be 1700 to 1900 mAh and Quality is KING!
I wish I knew about the Platinum - " Lithium Japanese Cells " I will have to look in to that.

So far the battery lasts 8 to 10 hours of light to normal usage. It lasts 5 to 7 hours if I'm in manic check my phone every 15 minute mode, play mp3's and watch an hour of netfilx. So they work, question is for how long? I'm hoping to get 6 months out of a $12 dollar investment, I think that an aggressive "hope" but fair.
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I can recommend this 3400mah battery since I bought one back in September when it was the deal of the day. It adds some bulk to the phone but works well and the replacement cover fits unlike some of those shipped with the Seidio extended batteries.

BTW, CowBoom is part of BestBuy if you're not familiar with them and missed the logo near the top of that page.

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I can recommend this 3400mah battery since I bought one back in September when it was the deal of the day. It adds some bulk to the phone but works well and the replacement cover fits unlike some of those shipped with the Seidio extended batteries.

BTW, CowBoom is part of BestBuy if you're not familiar with them and missed the logo near the top of that page.

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Cool! that does look good! again Wish I knew about Platinum before this!

Not to worry I do have a
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For $30 it has 2 USB charging ports that offer 1A of power so you can charge the phone and say an iPad. At 6,000mAh it can charge about 6 to 8 phones as needed ( handy when going to geek shows like Maker Fair and needing to charge all your buddies phones since they are stupid ). Just note the solar cell just tops it off work well in a car front window.
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Back to the original question. ( I do love the battery discussion, don't get me wrong, this is something we need to discuss and share knowledge of ).

Where can I get more info on the "batterystats.bin" file? Want to understand more what it does, how Android uses it, etc.
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Where can I get more info on the "batterystats.bin" file? Want to understand more what it does, how Android uses it, etc.
Not much, according to Dianne Hackborn, a Google engineer.

It's only used to record the stats for the display of battery life in system settings and has nothing to do with extending battery life. The only reason to delete it when the battery is fully charged is to document a full cycle of your battery life in those stats.

There is also some disagreement on "conditioning" lithium-ion (Li-Ion) batteries by using cycles of complete discharging and full recharging, which is something that definitely increased the charge capacity of nickel metal hydride (NiMH) batteries. Based on what I've read, it seems to be unnecessary for Li-On batteries.

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Not much, according to Dianne Hackborn, a Google engineer.

It's only used to record the stats for the display of battery life in system settings and has nothing to do with extending battery life. The only reason to delete it when the battery is fully charged is to document a full cycle of your battery life in those stats.

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I'm really ( at the end of the day ) only concerned that if I'm at 15% I really got that much juice left not really 2% etc.

The battery has 4 connections 2 are of course positive and ground, the other should be to a thermistor out ( battery temp data ) but the last one should be data. How to test that this battery or any battery is functioning correctly? I have yet to find a real test. Removing the batterystats.bin file seems to be a red herring.
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Seems these cheap batteries are responding to the OS.
Is this proof or am I missing something?
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I have a 4000 make battery from seidio. This battery has lasted me a whole day with medium to moderate usage. It's a little expensive but in my opinion well worth it.
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So to cap off this thread with an overall recommendation is:
1) The "Seidio" brand uses higher quality materials and is generally recommended ( they are made in Japan rather then China ). Anker is also highly recommended but based on people's very positive experiences. Bottom line only go with a known good brand not what's deal of the day on eBay.
2) The Seidio "Platinum Series" - 2X Extended Life Lithium-Polymer Battery ( there single cell is 1900mAh x2 should be around 3,800mAh ) for HTC EVO 3D is currently ( as of this writing ) being dumped, no idea how long the deal will last:

Amazon.com: Platinum Series - 2X Extended Life Lithium-Polymer Battery for HTC EVO 3D: Cell Phones & Accessories
$9 + s/h
Platinum Se 2X Extended Life HTC EVO 3D Li-Po Battery - CowBoom.com
$7 + s/h ( which came out to be $12 for me my lucky number )

3) Your phone talks to the battery and if you get all the readouts then the battery works. With that said the quality of the battery determines how much power is stored after daily charging. That is the stock battery is 1700mAh not because it sucks but that number is an average of it's 2.5 year life expectancy. Thus eBay marketeers set there life to weeks if not months to get outrageous numbers. ( This from my research around and asking fellow EE's )

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So to cap off this thread with an overall recommendation is:
1) The "Seidio" brand uses higher quality materials and is generally recommended ( they are made in Japan rather then China ). Anker is also highly recommended but based on people's very positive experiences. Bottom line only go with a known good brand not what's deal of the day on eBay.
2) The Seidio "Platinum Series" - 2X Extended Life Lithium-Polymer Battery ( there single cell is 1900mAh x2 should be around 3,800mAh ) for HTC EVO 3D is currently ( as of this writing ) being dumped, no idea how long the deal will last:

Amazon.com: Platinum Series - 2X Extended Life Lithium-Polymer Battery for HTC EVO 3D: Cell Phones & Accessories
$9 + s/h
Platinum Se 2X Extended Life HTC EVO 3D Li-Po Battery - CowBoom.com
$7 + s/h ( which came out to be $12 for me my lucky number )

3) Your phone talks to the battery and if you get all the readouts then the battery works. With that said the quality of the battery determines how much power is stored after daily charging. That is the stock battery is 1700mAh not because it sucks but that number is an average of it's 2.5 year life expectancy. Thus eBay marketeers set there life to weeks if not months to get outrageous numbers. ( This from my research around and asking fellow EE's )

Thanks for everyone's input, I hope this helps others BEFORE they click "buy now"
I am going to snag the platinum battery as I am a prime member. What are some good cases that fit with the extended cover? This cover is extended the whole way right, not just at the battery?
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So to cap off this thread with an overall recommendation is:
1) The "Seidio" brand uses higher quality materials and is generally recommended ( they are made in Japan rather then China ). Anker is also highly recommended but based on people's very positive experiences. Bottom line only go with a known good brand not what's deal of the day on eBay.
2) The Seidio "Platinum Series" - 2X Extended Life Lithium-Polymer Battery ( there single cell is 1900mAh x2 should be around 3,800mAh ) for HTC EVO 3D is currently ( as of this writing ) being dumped, no idea how long the deal will last:

Amazon.com: Platinum Series - 2X Extended Life Lithium-Polymer Battery for HTC EVO 3D: Cell Phones & Accessories
$9 + s/h
Platinum Se 2X Extended Life HTC EVO 3D Li-Po Battery - CowBoom.com
$7 + s/h ( which came out to be $12 for me my lucky number )

3) Your phone talks to the battery and if you get all the readouts then the battery works. With that said the quality of the battery determines how much power is stored after daily charging. That is the stock battery is 1700mAh not because it sucks but that number is an average of it's 2.5 year life expectancy. Thus eBay marketeers set there life to weeks if not months to get outrageous numbers. ( This from my research around and asking fellow EE's )

Thanks for everyone's input, I hope this helps others BEFORE they click "buy now"
I order LI-po thanks for the info.
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I am going to snag the platinum battery as I am a prime member. What are some good cases that fit with the extended cover? This cover is extended the whole way right, not just at the battery?
I hope to post some pic's when mine comes in some time this week
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*and i don't use any "Power Saving" apps

How much different than stock battery for you?
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I can recommend this 3400mah battery since I bought one back in September when it was the deal of the day. It adds some bulk to the phone but works well and the replacement cover fits unlike some of those shipped with the Seidio extended batteries.

BTW, CowBoom is part of BestBuy if you're not familiar with them and missed the logo near the top of that page.

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I pulled the trigger on the Laza, from ebay, its cheaper than Amazon and from the same guy. We will see if the way the back plate is drives me nuts.
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I snagged one myself, should be here Wednesday. I love Amazon Prime.
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My platinum extended battery showed up today. That's a big battery. The rear cover is definitely tapered like the seidio. I'll probably pick some seidio case for it to match the taper.
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I am not getting a good feeling about the Laza battery. I ordered 2 days ago and estimated shipping arrival is the 18th. As of now, it still doesn't list as shipped. Sent an email to the seller, no response as of yet, even Amazon says not available till the 19th. I wonder when I will actually get mine, I have a feeling it might include negative feedback to the seller.
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I am not getting a good feeling about the Laza battery. I ordered 2 days ago and estimated shipping arrival is the 18th. As of now, it still doesn't list as shipped. Sent an email to the seller, no response as of yet, even Amazon says not available till the 19th. I wonder when I will actually get mine, I have a feeling it might include negative feedback to the seller.
Is it fulfilled through amazon but shipping from a third party?

My Platinum Extended battery was like this. It is PRIME elligible and so I get it shipped via 2 day for free. Up until the second night after I ordered it, it wasn't showing as shipped, but sure enough, it got there in 2 days as it should have. I've had this happen a few times in the past. Amazon will not show it as shipped the way you'd expect, and then BAM...it still gets there on the expected delivery date.

What date does Amazon show as your expected delivery date, 18th or 19th?
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Is it fulfilled through amazon but shipping from a third party?

My Platinum Extended battery was like this. It is PRIME elligible and so I get it shipped via 2 day for free. Up until the second night after I ordered it, it wasn't showing as shipped, but sure enough, it got there in 2 days as it should have. I've had this happen a few times in the past. Amazon will not show it as shipped the way you'd expect, and then BAM...it still gets there on the expected delivery date.

What date does Amazon show as your expected delivery date, 18th or 19th?

I went through ebay not Amazon. Its the same guy but cheaper to buy from ebay. I mentioned Amazon cause it shows as out of stock till the 19th there. Wondering if that's the same thing going on at ebay, even though it says more than 10 available.
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I went through ebay not Amazon. Its the same guy but cheaper to buy from ebay. I mentioned Amazon cause it shows as out of stock till the 19th there. Wondering if that's the same thing going on at ebay, even though it says more than 10 available.
I wish you luck in receiving your package promptly. Did you ask for tracking?

My company sells some items on eBay. We put things up there that we don't have in stock as long as we know our distributor has stock. I'm not saying this happened with the Laza battery, but it could.

I looked at the listing, and noticed that he gives free economy shipping, and eBay gives an expected delivery window of: Thu. Jan. 24 and Wed. Feb. 6 for orders placed today. Is January 18th the first day of your delivery window?

Also, when we ship something on eBay, we mark it as shipped and provide tracking. If you go into the sale, you may see this if that seller takes the time to update his sales.
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I wish you luck in receiving your package promptly. Did you ask for tracking?

My company sells some items on eBay. We put things up there that we don't have in stock as long as we know our distributor has stock. I'm not saying this happened with the Laza battery, but it could.

I looked at the listing, and noticed that he gives free economy shipping, and eBay gives an expected delivery window of: Thu. Jan. 24 and Wed. Feb. 6 for orders placed today. Is January 18th the first day of your delivery window?

Also, when we ship something on eBay, we mark it as shipped and provide tracking. If you go into the sale, you may see this if that seller takes the time to update his sales.
I ordered on the 14th, the delivery date estimate was the 18th at that time, there was no other day listed. It also states when its shipped tracking info is then sent. They do say it ships within 1-3 business days, but still if that's true then the estimate will be off. I know its an estimate, but my recent purchases from other vendors got to me before the estimated day. The fact I didn't even get an answer to my message sent to them, other than the canned generated message, isn't good customer service. I checked the listing again, for me it says on or before Jan 24 to my zip code if you bought one now.
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Just bought a set of "Sensation" replacement OEM Batteries with charger for $12 US
Marked as 2450mAh ( stock HTC EVO 3D is 1700mAh) but most likely like all OEM's a bogus, made-up number that sounds cool! ( look at how it's displayed on the battery )

2X 2450mAh Gold Battery Charger for HTC Sensation 4G G14 G18 G21 Sprint EVO 3D | eBay

Not selling, nothing to with the dealer, just a report of my findings and a simple question:

Showed up in a week, both batteries work, and power the phone. Charger works changes color when charging complete. There temperature seems to be acceptable.

I installed and ran (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nema.batterycalibration&hl=en) battery calibration to run a fair test. Cycled both batteries through 2 full discharges ( down to 1% ) then full charge ( 100% ) and they preform as good as or a TINY bit better then stock ( running on Midnight 3.4.5 normal to slightly under-clocked and HTCCM10 build 20130102 )

Ok now to my question, or observation and concern. The price of $12 is WAY too little most people tell me this must be rejected HTC batteries re-branded. I understand that 2450mAh is just a made up, meaningless number. So if it lasts me 6 months or maybe a year then I'm more then happy, but there is no way to tell when or if they will fail or how.

Q 1 ) By cheeping out, will they thermal? Could have a meltdown in my pocket?
Q 2 ) So I created a new "batterystats.bin" file that matches them, how will that effect changing ROM's I like the ability to switch between "stock-ish" Midnight 4.0.3 and 4.1.x HTCCM10
Q 3) How come TWRP does not have a function to clear the "batterystats.bin" file. I assume it backs it up or does it? I think a cool function would be to have 2 to 3 backups of "batterystats.bin" so say if you put back in your stock battery you can switch back to it's profile, etc.
I ordered one of the gold 2450mah off eBay. I'm going to give it a try when it arrives after a few cycles.
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A little update on my Laza battery. It appears the seller on ebay doesn't have them in stock, so I still don't have mine and the seller wont answer my messages. I have filed a claim with the resolution center. The seller is also starting to rack up negative feedback on ebay doing the same thing to others. The same seller on Amazon lists the battery at being in stock on the 26th, it was the 19th originally.

I have since ordered the Seidio 3000mah from Amazon and it has already shipped. So my advice for right now, is, avoid the seller for the Laza on ebay.
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i started a new thread because i had no idea there was already one but anyway ill ask here. I bought an anker battery 1900 but in my phone under battery calibration it is being reported at 4000 and that is after i cleared my batter stats is this normal?
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i started a new thread because i had no idea there was already one but anyway ill ask here. I bought an anker battery 1900 but in my phone under battery calibration it is being reported at 4000 and that is after i cleared my batter stats is this normal?
Where is battery calibration? Or is that an app?
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thats an app, i just used it to see what it thought my new batteries stats were and it doesnt seem right, its 1900 but in the app it was like 4000
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Are you talking about the Battery Monitor app? If so, under calibration you can manually enter the battery information and it will monitor from this starting point. I use it to track the status of 4 stock, 2 3500 Mah extended and a 3000 Mah extended, when you swap out batteries you have to tell the app which one is installed so that it can track it over time.
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Are you talking about the Battery Monitor app? If so, under calibration you can manually enter the battery information and it will monitor from this starting point. I use it to track the status of 4 stock, 2 3500 Mah extended and a 3000 Mah extended, when you swap out batteries you have to tell the app which one is installed so that it can track it over time.
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I have 3 different brand batteries I want to compare which is better without me doing the math. Is this a good app to use? Just trying to figure out which one lasts longer?
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Yeah, it'll work for that. I number my batteries with a sharpie and after booting just tell the app which one is installed so that it can track it. It can show you if a battery is starting to lose capacity because of aging or whether a 3rd party one is optimistically rated.
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Yeah, it'll work for that. I number my batteries with a sharpie and after booting just tell the app which one is installed so that it can track it. It can show you if a battery is starting to lose capacity because of aging or whether a 3rd party one is optimistically rated.
Thanks. Can you tell me the name of the app exactly and who makes it? There are quite a few in the play store with the battery monitor name
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I personally use Battery Monitor Widget Pro by 3C, with all the batteries that I have it's perfect for my needs so I bought the pro version to support the dev, the free version works quite well also.
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I personally use Battery Monitor Widget Pro by 3C, with all the batteries that I have it's perfect for my needs so I bought the pro version to support the dev, the free version works quite well also.
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I'm trying the free version. There are so many numbers and abbreviations that I have no idea what I'm looking at. Anything I should tweak or numbers that I should really be looking at closely to see which is a better battery?
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Like I said, make sure that you select the current battery that you're using under calibration and set the capacity to whatever is marked on the battery. Stock is 1750 and I have extended that are 3000 and 3500. It'll take at least a week of charge/discharge cycles before you can draw any conclusions. I have an external charger plus my dock has a battery slot so I don't charge in my phone very often.
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Like I said, make sure that you select the current battery that you're using under calibration and set the capacity to whatever is marked on the battery. Stock is 1750 and I have extended that are 3000 and 3500. It'll take at least a week of charge/discharge cycles before you can draw any conclusions. I have an external charger plus my dock has a battery slot so I don't charge in my phone very often.
Stock is 1730 if 20mah matter.
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You're probably right, going off the top of my head. I entered all the values almost 6 months ago.
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Like I said, make sure that you select the current battery that you're using under calibration and set the capacity to whatever is marked on the battery. Stock is 1750 and I have extended that are 3000 and 3500. It'll take at least a week of charge/discharge cycles before you can draw any conclusions. I have an external charger plus my dock has a battery slot so I don't charge in my phone very often.
If you go to Settings/Calibration there is a "Battery Capacity (mAh)" you enter there. Also, if you touch the "Calibration" icon you enter capacity for each battery you have under batteries tab. This tab gives you numbers for Original, In-use, and measured.

My question is what is the difference between the 2 places you enter mAh information and what do I enter? I just want to make sure I'm doing everything right.
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