1. Torgut's Avatar
    Recently bought a new battery from eBay. Well, the moment I charged it and it went 100% in a matter of one hours I thought something was wrong with it. Then it would drop 1% every 2 minutes. I concluded it was a counterfeit.

    The problem is that now, when I switch the battery, the percentage showing on the mobile is the same. Like the data is locked on the phone. And it drops a lot, no matter if I try the old original battery or the new one. Any hints? I am truly puzzled.
    09-07-2017 03:35 PM
  2. belodion's Avatar
    Welcome.

    Does the percentage fall with no use of the phone?

    When you change batteries, does the percentage change after a Power Off & Restart?
    09-07-2017 03:38 PM
  3. Torgut's Avatar
    hey drop when it's idle, yes, perhaps not as fast. But the intriguing thing is the way the percentage is bond to the phone, no matter which battery I insert.

    The percentage does not change after power of and on, even if I switch the batteries. It goes on dropping too fast after that.
    09-07-2017 04:37 PM
  4. belodion's Avatar
    I'm sorry, I can't think of any explanation. I wonder whether a Cache Partition wipe would help, or even a Factory Reset?
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    09-07-2017 05:57 PM
  5. Torgut's Avatar
    I am now in the process of calibrating the counterfeit battery and will do the same with the other next and see from there. It's truly intriguing.
    09-07-2017 06:31 PM
  6. Torgut's Avatar
    It goes on. It's like one battery - the good one - decided to mimic the bad one. When I switch them, the percentage available of the bad one stays, and the behavior of the good one is now similar to the bad one. Drops really fast.
    09-08-2017 03:50 AM

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