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  1. MotoTriumphant

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    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]I've just received my extended battery that I ordered from eBay for about $8. Its a replacement extended battery with 3500 mah. It came with 35% bat life. That's a good sign b cause ur supposed to store lithium ion batteries at or near 40%. Let's see how this goes y'all. I'm hella excited yee!

    Edit: Is it safe to charge it with a external wall charger?
     

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    It is safe but expect your battery to be not calibrated. I have 2600mah one and only after a few months it's starting to read percentage correctly.
     
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    That battery is great. I actually have mine in my pocket ATM. I keep two on me if I'm out and about most times.
     
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    sweet, hey who is the manufacturer of that?
     
  5. MotoTriumphant

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    Not sure lol
     
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    How does it feel in your hands?
    Bulky? Or comfy
     
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    Pretty comfy I actually like how it feels. It feels pretty solid in your hand:thumbup::D
     
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    Has anyone tried using the LG Spirit's 2150 mAh battery on the Motion? If so, does it require a new battery cover or does it fit with the existing one?
     
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    I don't like adding bulk to my phone, so I got this at CVS.
    Factory SEALED Soundlogic XT Portable 5600 mAh Power Cell | eBay

    They sell for $25 at CVS, but I used Extra Bucks and got mine free. Made up for that bunk-ass battery I bought a few months ago.

    This really is all that, and a bag of pork rinds.

    Will charge the Motion when flat dead twice over.
     
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    [​IMG] motion battery is on the right.
     
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    I got mine from e-bay for 12.95. Its a 3600ma and I use the app battery calibration. The stock battery was just not working as well as I thought it would in fact the battery for the Admire was giving better life than the Motions stock one.

    And yeah it makes your phone a little bulky but you get used to it in a day. I went with e-bay because I had money on a paypal account from winning a fantasy football league, I'm sure I could have gotten a better deal if I had took my time to look around but I wanted to get it right away so I spent the money. I'm waiting to swee how well the Calibration app works on the Motion, I had it on my Admire and it worked great.
     
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    Fwiw, battery calibration is a myth...
     
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    I trust your judgement on the battery calibration thing, but is there any app that will help to improve the battery usage on this phone. I wasn't happy with how quickly the juice ran out with the stock battery which is why I bought the extended one, still it went down 10% in record time and all I was doing was trying out differant launchers and set ups.

    I am running the e version, I just bought this phone this week. Still it came with the 1500 dual core set up. What would be the best settings for me using SetCPU?
     
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    I would recommend downgrading to Version C, then set a Minimum clock of 320Mhz and Maximum clock of 1512Mhz (1.5Ghz) using the ondemand or powersaver Governator. Juice Defender set on Aggressive along with no auto sync, low brightness, low screen shut off delay, and common sense can give you 24+ Hours. :)
     
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    I have the same battery. Started a thread about it a couple months ago...
    If I run this battery down to the point that the phone shuts off, and turn the phone back on than I still have 35% battery life (if I had charged it long enough the night before).

    This is kind of annoying.

    MotoTriumphant, have you experienced this as well?
     
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    The battery for the Connect is almost the same. One of the notches on top is not wide enough. Think anything would go wrong if I trimmed the plastic (1/8 inch) to make it fit?

    I'm gonna be getting one of these soon. I do the same as Tokenpoke, carry a spare when I'm out of the house for a while.
     
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    If I was gonna put that 3 lb bag a sugar on the back of my Motion, I'd just hook me up a car battery and tow it behind me in my little red wagon.

    :p

    The stock Motie battery is just fine.

    Bruce in Ocala, FL
     
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    I was going to use the connect battery too but then realized it had a voltage difference. It may not matter much but I don't want any wonky issues so I decided against it.
     
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    It takes longer in my experience when you charge the phone when its off. Also when I restart my phone it doesn't show the same percent as of when it was on because its not yet calibrated. I never let my battery fully die. As long as I hit 100% im good cause that's when it resets. I charge when I'm around 20%. This is my third day with it and it's still not calibrated. Ill show results once it is:thumbup::D
     
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    Does it take you longer to get to 20% than with the stock battery?
     
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    Definitely longer
     
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    o_O I like it. I'm going to pick one up tomorrow.
    Don't really have much use for it, as I'm always plugged in my car or truck or where ever, but I AM a tech junkie and that is prime pickins for my gear bag.
     
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    This.

     
     
  24. MotoTriumphant

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    Still dunno if its calibrated or not
    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    It calibrating an Android phone's battery really is a myth.... A battery is a just battery. Would you try and calibrate a AA or D battery? No. Why? Because you just can't. The battery doesn't have software in it, so there is no way to calibrate it...
     
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