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Old 04-15-24, 06:20 AM
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It's not about outliving, it's about keeping my battery always optimum while I am alive.

I tell my Grin Satiator to stop at 80%. No "timer" needed.

On the days I know I'll be riding far, I let it do full charge, the Satiator stops when it is.
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Old 04-19-24, 11:25 PM
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Is there a way to set an android phone to charge to 80%, if that prolongs battery life? I can't find an option in settings.

EDIT: Found it, it's layered pretty deep, hard to find, if checked, will only charge to 85%. Wish I had known about this when I first got the phone. Procedure:

settings - battery and device care - battery - more battery settings - protect battery (limit max charge to 85%), select that to ON

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Old 04-22-24, 12:36 AM
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Originally Posted by soyabean
It's not about outliving, it's about keeping my battery always optimum while I am alive.

I tell my Grin Satiator to stop at 80%. No "timer" needed.

On the days I know I'll be riding far, I let it do full charge, the Satiator stops when it is.
I would gladly use one of those (and wish my laptop had such settings), but unfortunately not available so far for the Smart series Bosch batteries.
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Old 04-22-24, 10:27 AM
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I'm amazed that OEM's can't program their systems to charge to 80%, 90% or 100% (especially when it's so easy with DIY). Fortunately my Haibike - Yamaha battery has lights for each 20% of charge, so I just wait until four (of five) lights are activated, then stop charging. If I'm heading out for a long ride I just charge to 100% before leaving.
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Old 04-25-24, 09:05 AM
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This is a good one

I replaced the bad mechanical timer with this one. It’s great so far. Shows at a glance how much time is left and starts with a single button press.

$14 From Amazon.
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