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DEE15
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recharge alert

I have had my nook color since dec of last year, when it got to 20% of battery life a alert would pop up stating that you needed to recharge.  Since the new update 1.3 it does not do that anymore, is anyone else having this issue?  I liked that feature. I talked to a guy at the store yesterday and he said his has never done that.  Help!!! 

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sandie52
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Re: recharge alert

I have only let mine get that low a couple of times so I can't really say if that has changed or not. As soon as I see the battery indicator in red I put it on the charger.

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PirateNookGirl
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I have the 1.3 update and it gave me the 20% warning last night...then later it starting acting crazy when I went to put it on the charger and completely reset itself. I had to go back today and reregister it all over again. Thankfully my books are still there (just need to download), but my apps are not working properly.

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Re: recharge alert


PirateNookGirl wrote:

I have the 1.3 update and it gave me the 20% warning last night...then later it starting acting crazy when I went to put it on the charger and completely reset itself. I had to go back today and reregister it all over again. Thankfully my books are still there (just need to download), but my apps are not working properly.


Erase and deregister one more time and your apps will start working properly again.

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DEE15
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Re: recharge alert

Not having any other problems, and I use it everyday and I have to charge it everyday.  I sent a message to one of their specialist, I guess I will just have to see what they say.  At least I don't know that I'm crazy since the guy at the store has never seen such a thing! If I hear anything I will post it.

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DEE15
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Heard back from nook.com, it will not give you the alert anymore.  With the 1.3 up grade it improved the battery life, so now you can charge it at 20%, 10% or when it dies.  Nice to know.

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Joehandy
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I am having the same, exact problem. Having to recharge daily. It's kind of a pain in the buttocks!

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MikeNC
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Re: recharge alert

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Joehandy wrote:

I am having the same, exact problem. Having to recharge daily. It's kind of a pain in the buttocks!



It is only good for reading for up to about 8 hours, so if you read a lot or use it a lot with other apps, then sure, odds are you'll want to charge it every night to be sure to have enough power to get through the day.  Just the nature of any color LCD display tablet available - none are going to last for much more than about 8-10 hours on a charge typically, and with heavy use, less.

 

Since it is a Li polymer battery, there is absolutely no harm in simply charging whenever it is convenient to do so.  Partial battery cycles and frequent chargeing are not going to hurt it at all, and in fact, partial discharge/charge cycles will keep the battery in better shape for longer then frequent deep cycles will.

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Doreenpv
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Thanks for the update DEE.

 

I just watch for my battery to turn copper.

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nonuthin
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Ya'll still need to be careful. 2 nights ago, while plugging and unplugging - trying for a connection - my little friend (love the NC) tried to burn my fingers. The cord is potential trouble......