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jwolfers
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Registered: ‎01-21-2010
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nook battery charges by itself....

Every time I take my nook outside and it is exposed to the sun for more than 3 minutes, it shows that it is charging, without being plugged in! Then the battery symbol will disappear, but under setting it shows that the nook is charged to 263%.  As long as I don't turn the nook off completely, it will work fine, but I don't really know what the battery charge is.  When I plug it in to charge, it will eventually reset itself and all is well.  But this happens every time I take it outside.  It isn't that hot here, I'm in PA.  Humid, yes, over 95, no. Anyone have any ideas? Battery or nook problem?

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ABthree
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Registered: ‎01-27-2010
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Re: nook battery charges by itself....

@jwolfers

 

Welcome!  :smileyhappy:

 

As you've figured out, that is not normal behavior.  Better call Customer Service at 1-800-THE-BOOK (1-800-843-2665), Option 2, Digital Supprt, and talk it over with them.

 

Good luck!

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