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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by Stephen N, Nov 23, 2020.

  1. Stephen N

    Stephen N Lurker
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    I want to use my phone going on charge as a trigger. The problem is that my phone doesn't have wireless charging on board so I added a Wireless Charging Receiver that plugs into phone. Unfortunately, my phone doesn't register as charging when my phone is placed on a wireless charging mat. I assume that the charge is not large enough to register.

    I am hoping that there is a way to get that charging value using Tasker but I have been unable to find a method by Googling. I have found the Battery Monitor v1.3 but can't figure out how to get any usable values out of it.

    Any suggestions?
     



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  2. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    If the phone doesn't register as charging, is it actually charging? Just curious: you'd think that if the status bar shows it charging then the status would be set, and it doesn't take a lot of current to get that symbol to show (a basic computer USB-A socket will do it). I've no experience of wireless charging (it doesn't appeal to me), so maybe this is normal, but I can't imagine it charges slower than a PC's USB socket.
     
  3. Don't know if this is any help but when I plug in charger I have tasker say battery is being charged.
    (Power AC) (Say)

    At every 10% I have tasker say battery is at x%
    (Battery Changed) (Say)

    Anyway I hope it helps you, or someone.
     
  4. Trom

    Trom Android Enthusiast

    Never mind my previous post, I should have better read what you'd written. That said, wouldn't STATE > POWER > BATTERY LEVEL work as a trigger?
     
    #4 Trom, Dec 2, 2020
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2020

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