Support battery widgets

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Trauma, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. Trauma

    Trauma Well-Known Member
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    Anyone know of a widget that shows the battery life in smaller increments, preferably 1% increments.

    i have "Batterylife" But it only tells you every 10% which is annoying to me.
     

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  2. Zumi

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    I'm researching this too. I've tried batterylife and Battery Status Pro and neither do it. I'm guessing this is a built in Droid feature which only allows 10% increments (although I did see 15% so I'm guessing it does 5% increments below 20%.)
     
  3. bosox2k1

    bosox2k1 Well-Known Member
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    BatteryLeft, perhaps? I use that, it has to be calibrated first for it to work correctly. But it seems as if it does actual time left and a percentage derived from some algorithm. Idk!
     
  4. pkost07

    pkost07 New Member
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    Batterytime lite does what your looking for.
     
  5. Telexen

    Telexen Well-Known Member
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    This isn't something the phone reports...it does it in 10% increments so anything an app says that's more "accurate" is an estimate.
     
  6. lexluthor

    lexluthor Well-Known Member
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    Exactly, I'd stayed away from any 1% apps.

    I'll take the phone's true reporting at 10% increments rather than a program's estimate at 1% increments.
     
  7. nickstanley

    nickstanley Well-Known Member
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    I have Battery Left and am extremely happy with it. Once you get it where it says "Accurate", it is right on the money.
     
  8. sleepsafe

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    Battery Left...you have to calibrate it after you install. Completely charge your phone and then let the battery drain till the phone shuts off. Recharge and you are done. I am very happy with it. Shows battery in small increments and the amount of time left till it's discharged.




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  9. veeeee

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    Any widget that displayed the charge left in 1% increments would be a liar.
     
  10. Doit2it

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    I had Battery life on my Eris and it did 1% increments. I sent an email to the developers asking if it was the Droid X or could they update for the X & their reply was "make sure Battery Life is ignored in ATK". So basically they ignored me.
     
  11. Steven58

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    Battery left... simply the best! ;) I just finished calibrating it today as I let my X die out. :) Yaaay!
     
  12. pdk

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    Battery left...love how you have options as to what shows in the widget. I've got the temp in there, pretty cool.
     

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