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  1. SL4VE

    SL4VE Well-Known Member
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    put my phone to charge over night and it charges like 90% to 95% never gets to 100% but did a few days ago.. over literally had it a week. anyone know how to fix this

    just did the search btw but nothin came up

    cheers
     

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  2. gazcarts

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    Mine has been doing the same recently. Not sure if it's Desk Clock or an alarm application causing it. I just unplug the phone then plug it in straight away and it finishes charging to 100%.

    Have you tried that?
     
  3. SL4VE

    SL4VE Well-Known Member
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    yeah that does work. but i wake up and goto work... i did this on my day off and took like 2 hours to get up to 100%
     
  4. nx1977

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    It discharges and wont start recharging until 95 % if you leave charged in beyond reaching 100%.

    Known issue
     
  5. MH75

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    I have juice plotter installed and for some reason the batt charges to 100% then after about 3 hours drops to 92% ish then charges back to 100% then 3 hours later drops again
    If that coincides with me picking the phone up then I have lost a good bit of battery!

    Dunno what its all about!
     
  6. kingdeacon

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    Mine has started doing this to the last week, but mine has been as low as 80% after a night on charge
     
  7. SL4VE

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    this is something the iPhone should do not a desire... im not impressed tbh.
     
  8. nx1977

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    Simply a firmware bug. Sure someone on XDA when they found this, proved it only happens if the phone is powered up.
     
  9. SL4VE

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    so turn phone off to charge and miss the morning alarm, hmmm HTC hopefully sort this in 2.2 i wish
     
  10. ukzen

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    It really is a basic mistake ,for the phone to not trickle charge ,never had a phone that i cant charge overnight.
    Sad thing is when i emailed HTC they said it was a fault and if a hard reset did not fix it then a repair may be necessary.
     
  11. SL4VE

    SL4VE Well-Known Member
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    what so its a defect in handset or battery which needs replaced?
     
  12. nx1977

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    It happens on the n1, desire and I think the legend too.
     
  13. SL4VE

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    this is annoying me specially if i put my phone on charge earlier in the evening, its gonna be 1/4 dead in the morning, how stupid! are HTC aware and trying to incorporate anything in the update?
     
  14. nx1977

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    They are aware of it. As to whether a fw update will fix, we don't yet know
     
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  15. SL4VE

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    did anyone d a hard reset and did it fix this
     
  16. nx1977

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    A reset won't fix this
     
  17. SL4VE

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  18. DesireMe

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    Odd, because i charge my phone overnight and whether it's on or off, it's 100% by morning.
     
  19. kaso

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    We have 3 Desire and an Legend in the family - no problems - they keep charged to 100% when left on charger (or charged through a USB-port on a Netbook).

    If I check firmware, it says: 2.1 Update1

    Softwarenumber: 1.15.405.4.

    Maybe it's a problem in the "old" firmware (before Update 1)?
     
  20. SL4VE

    SL4VE Well-Known Member
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    ive got firmware, it says: 2.1 Update1

    but software number is 1.20.207.3
     
  21. nx1977

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    What network is that with?
     
  22. SL4VE

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  23. fast eddy

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    This only started happening on mine after the update, I don't want to be turning the phone off every night just to have a full battery in the morning :-/ please sort it HTC!
     
  24. Lam

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    Just like to add that line OS now doing this as well. Did not happen right after the update but a few days later. It's on 3.
     
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