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Support Question about first charge

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by amr0513, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. amr0513

    amr0513 Active Member
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    I know that you are supposed to initially let your phone charge for 8 hours, but is it a problem if you charge it longer? I should be getting mine tonight, and plan on plugging it in when i get it but just want to make sure it won't harm the battery to leave it plugged in overnight for longer than 8 hours. Thanks!!
     

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  2. OneOleMan

    OneOleMan Active Member
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    No need to worry, you can't overcharge the battery on any device nowadays.
     
  3. imtoomuch

    imtoomuch Well-Known Member
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    Just like charging it for 8 hours is a waste of time if it fully charges in less time. I've never seen a new phone take 8 hours to fully charge.
     
  4. Vaseline Smith

    Vaseline Smith Well-Known Member
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    Wow, Just wow.
     
  5. sabrewings

    sabrewings Well-Known Member
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    Charge until the light is green, and use as you like. You can even use it right out of the box if you want since it has about 50% charge when shipped. Battery conditioning is a myth on lithium-ion/polymer batteries. The only thing that occurs is the battery's calibrates its meter.
     

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