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Old September 7th, 2012, 01:56 PM   #101 (permalink)
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Man I would love one of these batteries for my S3 but can't find a site in the UK that sell them.
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Order one from mugen batteries... I did and it's fantastic. Comes from HK in under a week!!!

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Just purchased this battery. After a full 12 hr charge read (phone turned off) it said fully(1oo%) charged. I turned on the phone to see it actually said 98%. Anyone have this happen to them?
I took out the original battery at 42% stored on the desk while charging new battery and reinserted it to see it dropped to 20% while out of phone.
Any help or comments?

I wouldn't worry too much about the 98% after taking it off the charger. As long as it's not dropping off at a speedy rate, you should be fine.

The way charging works is current is supplied to the battery until it reaches its peak level.. In this case we'll say 100%. After attaining this, the charge is stopped, and the battery begins to discharge. This is a protection feature to keep you from overcharging the battery.

Once the charge falls to 92-90%, the current is started again, and the battery begins the cycle all over again. The 100% you see, is just the residual signal from the full charge. Once you power on your phone, the true level is displayed..in this case the 98%.

I can't say why your original lost 20% just sitting on the table.

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Yes they drop 2% just turning it on and slowly just sitting around.
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I was interested in getting the extended battery by Hyperion. But i came across this thread

BEWARE - Hyperion (other) 3rd party Batteries

What do you guys think?
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All I know is my Qcell lasts much longer than my stock battery. Just get one you can return if you don't like it.
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I was interested in getting the extended battery by Hyperion. But i came across this thread

BEWARE - Hyperion (other) 3rd party Batteries

What do you guys think?

here is what I read on them
Amazon.com: longcat's review of QCell Samsung Galaxy SIII X-Life NFC enabl...
and he did a test and this is what he found
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"I got my CBA-III and tested the stock, Hyperion, and QCell batteries. I charged them, and then tested them down to 3.2v at 500mA. I chose this voltage because according to my logs this corresponds to 0-3% battery life left, which depends on the battery used. 500mA is less than the maximum power usage you can get (5 hours in my rundown test is about 800mA) while using the phone, but it should represent more real life usage.

The battery capacity results:
QCell: 3370mAh (4200mAh advertised)
Hyperion: 4230mAh (4200mAh advertised)
Stock: 2040mAh (2200mAh advertised)

This is a comparison graph: http://i50.tinypic.com/f00qp3.jpg. The legend at the top describes the test parameters, and the tested capacity of each battery. It's pretty clear which battery is better.

Just to make sure I didn't under-rate the QCell battery, I ran it down from 3.2v to 2.8v (the lower limit the tester software advised me to use), and managed to squeeze out 180mAh more out of the battery. Here is a graph including both runs: http://i49.tinypic.com/1qfq6r.jpg. This extra 180mAh is not usable because the phone would have shut off at around 3v. All the batteries were fully charged, even though it's hard to see on the charts. Because of the length of time it represents, and the fact that some batteries' voltage dropped quickly, it's hard to see."
here is some more tests, he also test the seidio battery
Stock vs Anker 2200 vs Hyperion 4200 vs anker 4400 vs seido 3500 - xda-developers

and here
[REVIEW] Hyperion 4200 vs QCell 4200 vs OEM 2100(Anker4400 coming soon) - xda-developers
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http://www.amazon.com/Hyperion-Exten...ords=galaxy+s3
Hyperion Times 7Hrs 38Min NFC Capable (pictures Included)
Battery Drain(GPS, 100% screen brightness, Bluetooth, Cpu-Load)
4G was on the whole time
Hyperion Charge Times 4Hrs 47Min

UPDATE
http://www.amazon.com/QCell-Extended...ords=galaxy+s3
QCell Times 5Hrs 27Min NFC Capable (pictures included)
Battery Drain(GPS, 100% screen brightness, Bluetooth, Cpu-Load)
4G was on the whole time
QCell Charge time from 0%-100% 4Hrs 34Min
QCell Batteries are back on sale

UPDATE
OEM 2100 mAH Times 3 Hrs 7Min NFC Capable (picture included)
Battery Drain(GPS, 100% screen brightness, Bluetooth, Cpu-Load)
4G was on the whole time
OEM Charge time from 0%-100% 3Hrs 12Min
charge times update coming soon

I am still in my personal test of my new hyperion battery I just received on tuesday, I did one discharge cycle so far.
I did return my qcell after it kept on reporting after immediate unplug from the charge (100% to 98%), and that was after 3 cycles, and it seemed to be getting weaker after each cycle.

My case from hyperion does not fit the battery cover they supply and they are sending me anouther, it did fit one of my qcell battery covers perfect (I sent it back with the battery), but is tight on the hyperion, hard to insert the charger, ect...

The qcell case will fit perfect on a battery cover that does fit tight with the hyperion case, but the qcell case will not fit properly on a perfect hyperion battery case, I know its confusing but this is what I found.
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Old September 8th, 2012, 10:13 PM   #108 (permalink)
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Does hyperion have their own website or do they only have a Amazon store?

I have the Verizon Galaxy s3 in blue, and I am desperate to get better battery life out of this thing. I am tired of waiting for the OEM extended battery and case to come out.

The only thing holding me back from buynig the extended battery this second are these reviews on Amazon

http://www.amazon.com/Hyperion-Extended-Compatible-GT-i9300-T-mobile/product-reviews/B008GWIVTQ/ref=cm_cr_pr_top_recent?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=0&s ortBy=bySubmissionDateDescending

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I've had pretty good luck with Seidio for extended batteries...though this may be good for my backup battery!
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I was hoping there would be an official extended battery, but looks like that has yet to happen. That said, I bought a Hyperion 4000 extended battery for $21 delivered. Here are the pluses and minuses:

+ So far, the 4000 mAh rating appears to correlate with the results. I am getting in the region of 90% better battery life for my own usage. I will not bother being too specific, since usage is too subjective. At any rate FWIW, I get 7 to 8 hours medium to heavy use with the stock 2100 and getting about 13 to 14 hours use with Hyperion 4000.
+ The battery appears well built and professional in presentation (not a cheapo).
+ The cover design is more tapered with a decent finish and not a rounded hump or as slick as some others are. Seems anything bigger would start getting too big & heavy, IMO.
+ The camera, flash and speaker are recessed. I like this, since provides better protection.
+ The extra space in the cover provides two indirect advantages: The speaker sounds fuller (kind of like a real weak passive subwoofer) and the device seems cooler when using GPS or other uses that can cause heat spikes. Added: The speaker effect is slight, so please do not read anything more into it than that.
+ Though heavier, the device feels more comfortable to hold.
+ Apparently has NFC, but I will probably never use the function.
+ The price. You can buy three of these for the price of some other options.


- Hard to find cases, but Hyperion actually has one. Not ordered it yet, since wanted to first see how the battery panned out. I did buy a belt loop case recently that fits it well (I like belt loop cases since can not slip off by accident).
- Though not as slick as some covers are, the extra weight creates more potential to drop it. I am going to probably order the Hyperion case now, but that of course will make the device a tad bigger... Looks like something Batman would carry (the black does). I guess a little bigger is better than a little broken

Links & info for the battery:

Amazon.com: Hyperion Samsung Galaxy SIII 4000mAh Extended Battery + Pebble Blue Back Cover (Compatible with Samsung Galaxy S III GT-i9300, AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 Samsung i747, Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 Samsung i535, T-mobile Samsung Galaxy S3 Samsung

Links & info for the case:

Amazon.com: Hyperion Samsung Galaxy S III Extended Battery HoneyComb TPU Case Black (Hyperion Retail Packaging) **Compatible with ALL Hyperion, Qcell, Onite, Anker, and most Generic Galaxy S3 Extended Battery Models**: Cell Phones & Accessories

Links & info for the case I recently bought that fits well:

Amazon.com: Premium Horizontal Leather Cover for Samsung Galaxy S3 Slll i9300 (Black): Cell Phones & Accessories
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Does hyperion have their own website or do they only have a Amazon store?

I have the Verizon Galaxy s3 in blue, and I am desperate to get better battery life out of this thing. I am tired of waiting for the OEM extended battery and case to come out.

The only thing holding me back from buynig the extended battery this second are these reviews on Amazon

Amazon.com: Customer Reviews: Hyperion Samsung Galaxy SIII 4200mAh Extended Battery + Pebble Blue Back Cover (Compatible with Samsung Galaxy S III GT-i9300, AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 Samsung i747, Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 Samsung i535, T-mobile Samsung

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Yeah the reviews do make me weary as well but hearing people talk about here...asking on forums will get you the a decent idea.
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I got the battery waiting for my phone to died hasnt died yet then im going to fully charge and post my review
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Yeah the reviews do make me weary as well but hearing people talk about here...asking on forums will get you the a decent idea.

I guess I will just get it. Anyone know the return or exchange policy? In regards to the case, did anyone buy the blue case? I was hoping there would be a extended battery case that also had a kickstand...
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The blue case is $5.99 but does not have free shipping. It actually winds up costing more than the black case which is $9.99 and does have free shipping.


Amazon.com: Hyperion Samsung Galaxy S III Extended Battery HoneyComb TPU Case Blue (Hyperion Retail Packaging) **Compatible with ALL Hyperion, Qcell, Onite, Anker, and most Generic Galaxy S3 Extended Battery Models**: Cell Phones & Accessories
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I've had my S3 for a couple of weeks now and had wanted to see what the battery life was like compared to my old HTC Desire HD. I'd always assumed I'd end up ordering an extended battery and know enough to realise that, to get a higher capacity, the battery would need to be larger, necessitating a deeper cover.

However, the life is so much better than I'm used to that I have changed my mind. When the phone arrived, I spent an evening online researching insurance. I'd always paid for it on my old phone but, after several hours of investigation, I came to the conclusion that, in too many cases, companies came up with reasons why they wouldn't pay out. So, rather than insurance plus a larger battery, I've settled for no insurance, an Otterbox Commuter case which seems likely to protect the phone from almost any likely drop, and - should I need one - I'll just get a spare Samsung battery, which will give me peace of mind regarding charging etc.
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Are there any extended batteries that are around the 3300mAh range? I don't want something as overkill as 4000+mAh but I would like something around the Razr Maxx size to keep the device as thing as possible.
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So the general concensus is that the hyperion 4200 battery is absolutely worth buying?
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Man I would love one of these batteries for my S3 but can't find a site in the UK that sell them.

That is strange. Seems since apparently an Asian sourced product, there would be sellers where applicable for aftermarket.
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So the general concensus is that the hyperion 4200 battery is absolutely worth buying?
I love mine. Averaging 3 1/2 days of battery lift with 8ish hours of screen time on 50% brightness.
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I am very tempted but nervous about the size ...
I really love how thin and gorgeous my phone is right now haha T_T
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I want a thicker phone so it definitely sounds good...
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So I just bought the battery and the black case. Total came to $32 with free shipping. Hope it all works when I get it.
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So I just bought the battery and the black case. Total came to $32 with free shipping. Hope it all works when I get it.
I don't think you'll be disappointed! Been running mine for over a month now and it still amazes me running 2-4 days on a charge for such an inexpensive battery. My wife actually just had me order one for her as well.
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I don't think you'll be disappointed! Been running mine for over a month now and it still amazes me running 2-4 days on a charge for such an inexpensive battery. My wife actually just had me order one for her as well.
Do you happen to know what the warranty is if the battery or the case have an issue?
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Thanks for your answers in regard to my question about the Hyperion battery.
Has anyone had the issue of after closing an app and attempting to return to a screen that it goes blank just wall paper no icons and freezes?
Also how does one perform a factory reset?
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Sorry, just saw this post from the other day. Unfortunately, I don't know what the warranty is and it doesn't seem to be listed on the Amazon page. For the $20 I really don't think you can go wrong even without knowing what the warranty is. I had to pay $80 for a Mophie on my iPhone and being able to grab a great extended battery for $20 take the cake in my opinion.
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Well the extended battery came in the mail today. The case I ordered was not in the package. The battery has a 90 day warranty. It came at 51%. I put it in at 12:45 and now it is 5:30 pm and the battery is at 34%. The battery is twice as thick as the oem standard battery. The back cover is a different shade of pebble blue. The phone is much more comfortable to hold in my hand now.
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Thanks for your answers in regard to my question about the Hyperion battery.
Has anyone had the issue of after closing an app and attempting to return to a screen that it goes blank just wall paper no icons and freezes?
Also how does one perform a factory reset?
Thanks for your help!
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This happened to me once today. I had to do a battery pull and rebooted. Wasn't sure why that happened.
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Well the extended battery came in the mail today. The case I ordered was not in the package. The battery has a 90 day warranty. It came at 51%. I put it in at 12:45 and now it is 5:30 pm and the battery is at 34%.
you were suposed to charge the battery at first till it was fully charged, then for 12 hours more after it reaches 100% (for the first time), but someone did what you are doing and theirs is fine , according to the amazon review, but that way is supposed to be wrong. According to a good way, charge to full, then charge 12 hrs more (suposed to only be the first charge), drain to 5% then charge (all these ways with the phone on, standby, not turned off, unless you kill the battery so the phone shuts down, then let it charge phone off). I dont know what way is right and wrong with these batteries, wayyyy too many opinions.

Best of luck, mine is doing good, I have to fight with the top end (meaning after my phone says it charged and to unplug, I unplug and replug right away, I do this a few times, and when I unplug the phone it stays at 100% for a few at least) on it but so far it is working great.

I ran a test on it just like the poster in my previous message and got 6hrs and 20 min so far. This was my second discharge.
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These batteries are Lithium Ion chemistry. No need for any kind of discharge/recharge regimen.

Whats The Difference Between Nicad, NiMH and Li-Ion
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These batteries are Lithium Ion chemistry. No need for any kind of discharge/recharge regimen.

Whats The Difference Between Nicad, NiMH and Li-Ion
I know that but this is what qcell. And the others recommend

A quote right from qcell on the Amazon site

All Extended Batteries require 5-6 full charge cycles to unlock maximum capacity.

This is what qcell sent me in an email

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" The battery will require at least 5-6 full recharge / discharge cycles before reaching maximum capacity. In rare occasion it will need 10 cycles. If you still have problem, please let us know"
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Just got my Hyperion 4200mah battery in the mail. Immediately charged it to 100% and let it sit for another 2 hours or so on the charger. Now I'm out getting ready to see the midnight showing of Resident Evil! \m/
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you were suposed to charge the battery at first till it was fully charged, then for 12 hours more after it reaches 100% (for the first time), but someone did what you are doing and theirs is fine , according to the amazon review, but that way is supposed to be wrong. According to a good way, charge to full, then charge 12 hrs more (suposed to only be the first charge), drain to 5% then charge (all these ways with the phone on, standby, not turned off, unless you kill the battery so the phone shuts down, then let it charge phone off). I dont know what way is right and wrong with these batteries, wayyyy too many opinions.

Best of luck, mine is doing good, I have to fight with the top end (meaning after my phone says it charged and to unplug, I unplug and replug right away, I do this a few times, and when I unplug the phone it stays at 100% for a few at least) on it but so far it is working great.

I ran a test on it just like the poster in my previous message and got 6hrs and 20 min so far. This was my second discharge.
Uh oh....... Hopefully I didn't kill the battery!
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well mine lasted 2 days and 5 hours semi heavy use phone calls pandora and whatnot

but now is on a 1 day we almost medium to almost no use....
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I know that but this is what qcell. And the others recommend

A quote right from qcell on the Amazon site

All Extended Batteries require 5-6 full charge cycles to unlock maximum capacity.

This is what qcell sent me in an email

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" The battery will require at least 5-6 full recharge / discharge cycles before reaching maximum capacity. In rare occasion it will need 10 cycles. If you still have problem, please let us know"
They are probably having you fully test it for them before sending it back for any reason. If it is Lithium Ion there is no denying the physics involved.
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Just got my Hyperion 4200mah battery in the mail. Immediately charged it to 100% and let it sit for another 2 hours or so on the charger. Now I'm out getting ready to see the midnight showing of Resident Evil! \m/

.... There was actually a midnight showing for that movie?

I am more excited for the Blu ray release of Cabin in the Woods

How good was the new RE movie?
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.... There was actually a midnight showing for that movie?

I am more excited for the Blu ray release of Cabin in the Woods

How good was the new RE movie?
Like I expected it was pretty corny in some parts. Ever since the first movie they started to get progressively worse.

The next movie does look promising though and if you see the movie you'll know what I'm talking about.
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They are probably having you fully test it for them before sending it back for any reason. If it is Lithium Ion there is no denying the physics involved.
this came off the mugen site, and my instructions that came with my hyperion says the same, please contact these manufactures and tell them your facts on LI batteries, then get back to us and let us know, PLEASE

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Dear Mugen Power Battery user,

Thank you! We just wanted to take a moment and thank you for buying this high-quality Mugen Power battery. We truly appreciate your business and hope that you enjoy using your Mugen Power battery.

"Charging Instructions and Battery Care
To fully enjoy the enhanced hi-power capabilities, You should initialize the battery. To do so, please follow 3 easy steps:

1) CHARGE BATTERY FOR 8-12 HOURS
For the first 4-5 charges, please charge the battery in the device for 8-12 hours using the mains power adapter and with device turned on (Important: For first 4-5 charges You should charge the battery for 8-12 hours, even if Your phone is showing it is fully charged already!).

2) USE DEVICE AS NORMAL
After each charge, please use the device as normal, until the device tells you the battery is very low, then recharge.

3) REPEAT 4-5 TIMES
Repeat this process for 4-5 times.
After that you can recharge the battery whenever is suitable for You, and just until Your device showing it is fully charged.
Important: We recommend not to try to switch on your phone if you reached 0% charge. This harms the battery, exhausts it's resource and decreases it's life cycle.

When using your device for longer periods of time (week or more) continuously on the mains power supply, please remove the battery or use the device on battery power until recharge is necessary once in 2 weeks."


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Q: Why is it important to initially charge the battery 4-5 times for 8-12 hours?
A: This process is needed to train the controllers in the phone and the battery to recognize new extended battery capacity. The phone needs to rewrite the capacity statistics so the correct capacity is reflected by the charge indicator. We recommend to keep an eye on the battery and if productivity declines, repeat this calibration process. More information on handling Lithium Ion batteries you can find on here at XDA forums and Battery University.
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To repeat, they are having you jump through a series of hoops for them before sending a battery back. I am willing to wager the number of people going through that ridiculous process is less than 5%. Most people put the battery in the phone, plug it in and never have a problem. I can plug my Qcell in the vehicle, run Google Navigation, get to 100% and stay there. If you want to run through 1-3 above (and repeat 4-5 times) have at it. Happy training the controllers in your phone (whatever that means).
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Not to mention it is functional BS. Shame on Mugen. The apparent few that had Hyperion issues got a replacement with no hoops.
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So I killed my battery down to 5% at 2am and I have been letting the phone charge ever since... How much more time should I keep it on the charger? It is now 8:30 am.

Edit - just took it off the charger at 11:30 am.
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So the Hyperion case came in the mail. It fits the extended battery very well. I see no issues with any of the cutouts for the camera and other items. The case is a bit smoother than I wanted but not bad. I definitely don't see the need to use an exacto knife on the case. The power button and volume rocker are kind of hidden, blending into the sides of the case... Not a deal breaker for me though..
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So I killed my battery down to 5% at 2am and I have been letting the phone charge ever since... How much more time should I keep it on the charger? It is now 8:30 am.

Edit - just took it off the charger at 11:30 am.
12Hrs after it reaches 100 But I agreement with the rest just use as normal and it will settle itself in.

Best of luck.

If that case fit yours perfect then you received the right battery cover with your battery. And I'm jealous cause I wrote to them and they just sent me another case not cover then refunded me on the case Good company but ... I would still recommend them.
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12Hrs after it reaches 100 But I agreement with the rest just use as normal and it will settle itself in.

Best of luck.

If that case fit yours perfect then you received the right battery cover with your battery. And I'm jealous cause I wrote to them and they just sent me another case not cover then refunded me on the case Good company but ... I would still recommend them.
It's hard to tell if the battery is as good as it is supposed to be, I just know that it is better than the stock battery.

I just wish I could find an extended battery case that has a kickstand.
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It's hard to tell if the battery is as good as it is supposed to be, I just know that it is better than the stock battery.

I just wish I could find an extended battery case that has a kickstand.
I agree, I not sure either but like you said it is better than stock.

I also wish for a kickstands case for these,I don't know why they don't have one,they could build it into the battery cover and cut a slot on the case, no extra bulk either.
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I am getting inconsistent results. For example today in under 2 hours I dropped 25% on the battery with medium texting, light browsing, and the screen brightness set to half...
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I am getting inconsistent results. For example today in under 2 hours I dropped 25% on the battery with medium texting, light browsing, and the screen brightness set to half...
You could have a runaway app.

Download a app. In the store "elixir" Open it, choose running. There will be two arrows one on each side of the Near top , choose the left arrow, left side, only once, this will be your running apps. I had 2 runaway apps on me , this is how I found them, some times you can press the app and kill it, others you have to reboot, but with nothing running, all should be less than 10%

If you don't and your still dropping Juice, and you have decent reception then try your original battery and see what happens.

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You could have a runaway app.

Download a app. In the store "elixir" Open it, choose running. There will be two arrows one on each side of the Near top , choose the left arrow, left side, only once, this will be your running apps. I had 2 runaway apps on me , this is how I found them, some times you can press the app and kill it, others you have to reboot, but with nothing running, all should be less than 10%

If you don't and your still dropping Juice, and you have decent reception then try your original battery and see what happens.

Best of luck
Should I download Elixir or Elixir 2??
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Should I download Elixir or Elixir 2??
I have elixir 2

And i had a runaway Samsung driver again this morning, I have the application tell me when some app uses 40% or more CPU, works great. I had to shut phone down and restart for that one.
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