led on during charging??


  1. ErisJnkie

    ErisJnkie Member

    Does anyone have this annoying LED bleed right around the port for the charger while charging? This is my first day with the droid and I'm wondering if I have to throw a towel on it while it charges all night....

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  2. Fabolous

    Fabolous Superuser VIP Member

    You're speaking of the charging indicator. Everyone has it. It is designed that way.

    You can turn the phone around the other direction if it's too bright.
  3. Eugene

    Eugene Well-Known Member

    And it won't be on all night, it turns off once the phone is charged.
  4. TBreezy

    TBreezy Member

    no i think hes talking near the charger port. i noticed it the other day but it doesnt bother me.
  5. Eugene

    Eugene Well-Known Member

    Yes, the one beside the charging port turns off once its charged
  6. ErisJnkie

    ErisJnkie Member

    Its a white light immediately beside the charger port. . Is that the light you're all talking about?
  7. th3dude19

    th3dude19 Member

    Yes, that's the 'Charging' indicator. It turns off once your phone is charged.
  8. DroidJnkie

    DroidJnkie Well-Known Member

    Oh yeah.... I can see that its a separate light now. Thanks!
  9. Legacystar

    Legacystar Well-Known Member

    it's a really dim led, hard to believe tha tlittle thing is keeping you up at night lol. the clock on my DVR across the room is brighter then that thing
  10. vincentp

    vincentp Well-Known Member

    I've been wondering about this as well. I've seen a lot of posts about the fact that the charging light is irritating. I'm not trying to be rude, but how is it irritating? Usually when I'm trying to sleep, my eyes are closed. It certainly doesn't create enough ambient light to be a distraction. I usually have more light coming through my windows at night than that thing can put out.
  11. messenger13

    messenger13 Well-Known Member

    The charging LED is ridiculously dim ... it was the light omitting from the 4 soft buttons that stay illuminated in the dock that bothered me. I say "was" because I found a work-around. You can read about that here in this post. Been working for two weeks now, without fail.
  12. DroidJnkie

    DroidJnkie Well-Known Member


    Maybe my room is unnaturally dark, or maybe I have hyper sensitive eyes, but it doesn
  13. vincentp

    vincentp Well-Known Member

  14. DroidJnkie

    DroidJnkie Well-Known Member


    lol. my room is a tomb at night. I like it that way. Oh well. I can live with it.

    One question. I tried turning off my phone while charging it. I powered off, plugged in the charger, and it turned on by itself. It did this a few times. Is this normal??
  15. vincentp

    vincentp Well-Known Member

    I think so. I haven't tried it personally, but I've heard that the phone doesn't charge when it's off, or something to that effect.
  16. BucYouUp68

    BucYouUp68 Well-Known Member

    I guess living in Alaska in the Summer would be out for you.....LOL :D
  17. messenger13

    messenger13 Well-Known Member

  18. glassmanstan

    glassmanstan New Member

    After plugging my wall charger into the Droid at bedtime sometimes the charging light blinks (and the screen comes on). The green indicator light on the charger also goes on and off at the same time. Do I have a problem, or am I worrying about nothing? Thanks for help.
  19. PhilosoRaptor

    PhilosoRaptor Well-Known Member

    I just use LED Hacks for this. It automatically disables/enables and LEDs you want (besides the charging LED on the micro USB port) when you dock/undock your Droid. Or you can manually turn them on/off via a widget if you don't use a dock. You just have to be rooted.
  20. ricksievers

    ricksievers Well-Known Member

    I just cant believe this light could bother someone.

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