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Mugen 1800mAH battery - Requesting Assistance?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Incoer, May 12, 2010.

  1. Incoer

    Incoer New Member
    Thread Starter

    May 10, 2010
    I received a Mugen Power 3.7v 1800mAH li-Polymer battery for the HTC Hero (Sprint) which my phone will not seem to charge. I place the battery into the phone and the second it touches the charger the LED's flash between green and orange. When I use the phones power tool it says the batteries health was "Overheat." It will also say that when not plugged in.

    When using a tool to view the batteries health it shows:

    Health: Overheat
    Level: 57
    Technology: Li-ion
    Voltage: 3.765V
    temp -44.9 degrees C

    With the stock battery it shows:
    Health: Good
    Level: 14
    Technology: Li-ion
    Voltage 3.705V (I've seen this at 4.003V when fully charged.)
    Temp: 29.6 degrees C

    Did I recieve a bad battery, or do I need to do something to tell my phone the battery is a Li-Polymer? Thank you for your help :)


  2. dan330

    dan330 Well-Known Member

    Jan 22, 2010
    sounds like a bad battery to me.... return it ASAP...

    if you are rooted.....
    if you still want to try something else...
    go into recovery boot... wipe battery data...
    see if that helps.

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