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Root Battery indicator by percentage - 99%

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Taylored, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. Taylored

    Taylored Well-Known Member
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    I have searched everywhere for a zip that will change the battery indicator to a percentage. Anyone have any ideas or zips?
     

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  2. potterdood

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    yeah go to the market and get battery indicator, it gives it to you in a %.
     
  3. Taylored

    Taylored Well-Known Member
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    I am trying to find something to replace the stock
     
  4. Minimike

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    ALL batery indicators are simple voltmeters.
     
  5. Squintz82

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    Stock battery meter on the top bar can't be replaced or modified without root. Even with root, we're still waiting on a modified battery meter to be ported over for the Inc.
     
  6. greenrolaids

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    just a fyi.. the more polling you do to the battery with a meter, the quicker it will drain your battery..

    Thats why most phones go down in 10% increments.
     
  7. Taylored

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    I am aware of the restraints in implementing the change and issues that may arise. I am just asking for a zip or an existing ROM I could pull it from.

    Thank you for your thoughts.
     
  8. 8andsand

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    With CyanogenMod-6 you can change the battery icon to show you a %. Thats how I have mine setup. I don't know if this is something you could extract and make work on another Rom.
     
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  9. welbinator

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    yup, that's what I'm doing. you can even choose the color of the font! :D
     
  10. Taylored

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    Cool beans.
     
  11. Taylored

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  12. GrandMasterB

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    Wasn't that part of the Spare Parts app on Cyanogen for the D1? Have you looked in Spare Parts for the option?
     
  13. Taylored

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    I did not find anything in spare parts. I was going to sit down this evening and just try to make my own, but I played starcraft2 for 4 hours instead. :)
     

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