Android 5.0 Lollipop is a great release. It’ has improving usability with material design, given us quick access to our notifications on our home screen, and more. However, there are some very unique idiosyncrasies regarding the notification sounds and silent mode. Basically, it’s not truly silent. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that helps you truly silence your Lollipop device. XDA Recognized Developer tonyp created the True Silent Mode module. TK shows off...
Calibrate your HTC Desire Battery
If you find that your battery is discharging a bit too quickly for your liking and you’re turning off WiFi, GPS etc in order to conserve battery, maybe it just needs to be calibrated?
XDA forum member vidler found a calibration method that was originally posted on another forum, tried it out and it seems to have worked! The forum member has helpfully posted the how-to here at XDA.
Results reported so far indicate that the battery stays at 100% for longer and the drop down through 90% is definitely slower. You’ll need to go through a couple of charge cycles, powering off and disconnecting your Android device from the charger in between cycles. The sequence only needs to be done once.
It’s likely that this method does not solely apply to the HTC Desire, so if you own another Android device and try this out, be sure to report back with your results.
For full instructions, check out the tutorial thread.
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