Problem is, I’ve followed the setup instructions exactly, but the battery on this brand new phone never charges above 99%.
My questions are:
** Is this an indicator that there is a fault with the phone?
** Is this merely cosmetic (eg battery percentages can be fairly arbitrary)?
** Is there some form of battery reset app that can fix whatever fault this is with the battery?
** Is there some form of battery reset app that can fix the stats/algorithm that denotes what battery percentage is displayed?
Why do I care?
** Because after years of convincing my elderly mother to get a mobile phone (as she lives in the middle of nowhere and drives a lot on her own) I then had to spend a long time convincing her to keep the phone charged up (and switched on)!
** Part of the ‘charging up’ education was about ensuring that the battery shows as 100% charged before she goes out (otherwise she would go out with the battery showing a 4% charge or something similarly stupid).
** Mother is now at an age where she gets more and more confused (especially about technical stuff, or in her own words ‘the work of the devil’) so I would prefer it if she can have a phone that just shows ‘100%’ when the battery is fully charged – otherwise it will just cause her a lot of grief (and consequently a lot of grief for my sister and I!).
Sorry to write ‘war & peace’ about this, just hoping that someone has some quick and easy answers.
FYI I’ve built 7 or 8 Doro Smartphones now (not just for my mother but for other seniors too) and they are all getting used, and the users have all found them easy to use (note: someone else has to do the setup in the first place). I strongly recommend Doro phones for both senior-usability as well as the Emergency Button on the back.
Many thanks in advance,
PS Mods: I can’t find a pertinent Doro or Battery Category, so please move this message if I’ve put it in the wrong place. Thanks, A