1. whizclips's Avatar
    First of all, hello all!
    I own a Galaxy Y, which I haven't used since an year, because of a problem that had developed then, until now when I wanted to use it again.

    About the phone:
    I had rooted the phone earlier, and put in a custom ROM called Jelly Blast v2.0. Later one day, the phone's battery died overnight, and then it discharged really fast, like 3% in 1 minute. So I flashed the stock ROM with Odin, and unrooted the phone. The problem persisted. Whenever I charged the phone, it became hot like hell, and charged 1% in 10 minutes or so. Then I stopped using it, until now. I checked the battery with a multimeter, and it showed 0.00v, that is fully discharged. So I grabbed a cut-off USB cable, plugged it into my PC, and charged the battery up to 3.66v ghetto style.
    Plugging it into my phone, it showed 1% charge. Checking the battery again after instant removal, it showed 3.48v.
    I don't know what's going wrong, but I don't think it is the hardware. The problem should be in the software. Earlier, i had resetted it in CWM, and removed cache. Also, I had removed the battery stats. I don't know if that is the problem.
    So what should I do? Please help.
    05-18-2014 08:07 AM
  2. whizclips's Avatar
    Oh and the battery is not a problem, since I have it changed after the problem, and it still persisted.
    05-18-2014 08:08 AM
  3. Rukbat's Avatar
    Charging a fully discharged lithium ion battery is also known as lighting fuse - the battery can catch fire or even explode. You were lucky,m it got hot, but not hot enough to explode, probably because it's all dried out inside. Find a place that recycles batteries, drop this one off there and buy a new one. Contrary to your diagnosis, the battery is the problem. (Charging the battery "ghetto style" is also known as taking your life in your hands.)

    You are one very lucky person. I used to know a few people who tried the things you've done. One was lucky and only lost 3 fingers. The other 2 have nice headstones.

    Ask Sony about what happens to lithium ion batteries that go bad. They have a nice hole in their bottom line because a few people had batteries go bad in their pockets. (Molten metal running down your leg ruins your whole day.)

    You remind me of someone who claimed that he had lightning-proofed his house. It cost him thousands to replace the appliances ruined when the house was struck by a leader.

    Please stop playing with fire - you're not fireproof.
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    05-19-2014 01:18 AM
  4. whizclips's Avatar
    I made sure that the battery did not get close to even warming up while charging.
    Well I bought a new battery, and it was 50% charged, but the problem is still there.
    05-19-2014 02:08 AM
  5. whizclips's Avatar
    Please help...
    05-19-2014 08:30 AM
  6. whizclips's Avatar
    Seriously these are the worst forums I have ever seen. You can get 200+ views on your post, but no help at all.
    05-20-2014 02:15 AM
  7. swapnil11's Avatar
    Hello over there i am also having same problem as of yours.my mobile gakaxy Y battery is draining out Quickly as i charge my mobile for almost 3 hrs after that it gets 100% charged and then it gets discharges suddenly within 2 hrs without doing any operations on it over the night and when i wake up in the morning phone is dead. I have also changed my battery but the problem continues. I had given my mobile for servicing for two times but then also it works well for 2 days but then the same problem continues. If your problem is solved please let me know too so that i can do the same thing and get it correct.
    04-15-2015 12:32 PM

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