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  1. TF1984

    TF1984 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Circle Battery...

    Hey, if you aren't rooted but desire to have the circular Blue/Green/Orange/Red battery indicator with a percentage included, check out the below link.

    [APP] 17-OCT-2010 Circular battery Indicator with % (No root required) - xda-developers


    If you are rooted, there are a few kitchens on XDA where you can cook a circle battery to replace your existing, or you could install the above and remove your stock battery via this link:

    [MOD] Remove Clock, Battery, or Both from Taskbar. HTC Froyo 2.2 Final - xda-developers

    I take no credit for this.
     

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  2. ExSaint

    ExSaint Well-Known Member

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    Great post!
     
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  3. Ph33zy

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    Can I flash the remove battery file if I have Fresh 3.3.0.1 w/ Kings #11 Kernal?
     
  4. sigmaxaa

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    Very cool post but what I'm really looking for is the existing battery logo with the percent inside it. I've seen it in the "Post your screens" sections but I can't seem to find where anyone has posted anything for this icon.

    Anyone know where I can find that?
     
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    Mr. Ed Well-Known Member

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    Looks like he got it working well. Stumbled across a circle battery a few weeks ago but the guy was still working on it. Gotta love open source!
     
  6. TF1984

    TF1984 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Yes, you can flash the remove battery jar on any rooted, deodexed rom. Make a nand backup first, but all the zip does is change the icon value visibility to false. It's still there, just not being displayed.

    A couple roms have this built in already, for example Calkulin's Evio v 1.4 has a percentage. It's here [ ROM ][ 10-15 ] Calkulin's EViO 2 ROM v1.4 [ FroYo l FRG83 l OC l UV l Themeable ] - xda-developers on XDA, email or PM the dev for source.

    Yeah, there's also a huge kitchen here [MOD][1st-Oct] Super Circle Battery with % |Version A-I & Z (Custom)| Desire 2.2 ROM - xda-developers on XDA but it doesn't work with all roms, depending on how the dev finished his software. However it is FAR more customizable.
     
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  7. sigmaxaa

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    TF1984...any chance what I'm looking for is out there that doesn't require flashing a whole new ROM?

    Thanks for your help...truly appreciated.
     
  8. AndroidSPCS

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    Thanks a lot for this thread!

    I was using "Battery Status" app by Modded Logic, which had a circular battery status feature on the status bar. But it was over 1mb, and required a lot of permissions - location, phone, email (??), etc... and the circular icon was only a solid gray.

    This apk is much better, leaner, and better looking!!
     

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