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Message 84486 - Posted: 23 Jan 2018, 0:18:50 UTC
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Preferences > Max. Battery Temperature

Setting says: It is not recommended to change this value.

I changed the value. I don't remember what the original value is.

My bright idea is a button that returns this setting to its original recommended value.

If you start me up; thanks.
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Message 84488 - Posted: 23 Jan 2018, 6:37:27 UTC - in response to Message 84486.  

The default value is 40C/104F.
If you want a preferences reset function, best ask that in github issues. I don't know where we are with regards to developing the Android client anymore, haven't heard from the developer in question in absolute ages.
Please do not private message me for tech support. Use the forums for that. Tech PMs will be ignored!
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Message 84552 - Posted: 26 Jan 2018, 1:29:54 UTC - in response to Message 84488.  

Hello Jord,

Thanks for the very quick response.

Roger the 40; thanks.

It seems that I had settled on 38° C = 100 F. At least I wasn't out of control. Good for my battery.

Afterwards, I did find an app called TempMonitor that reads the CPU temp, which is what I was really concerned about. When the battery reads 38, the CPU reads 40 (104 F). That's a Moto G5+ phone.

I should install TempMonitor on my Chromebook and see if the two temperatures stay similarly close when the Work Units gear up.

So BOINC is pretty conservative, nice to see. 40 C is really gentle for electronics. And very gentle for batteries.

However, I am not inclined to get much hotter.

Yes, somewhere along the line, I recognized that BOINC wasn't being updated anymore. When the updating re-starts, there'll certainly be a lot of pent-up feedback letting loose.

It might because of supply-and-demand; maybe there aren't as many Android Boinc-ers as the original developers hoped there would be, so the priority dropped a few pegs.

Happy crunching.

-neil-
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Message 84656 - Posted: 4 Feb 2018, 5:01:56 UTC - in response to Message 84552.  


So BOINC is pretty conservative, nice to see. 40 C is really gentle for electronics. And very gentle for batteries.


Tablets handle heat better than phones. 40 degrees is a good MAX temp. I wouldn't recommend running quite that hot all the time though unless you are blowing a fan on them. I recommend using half your cores and make sure you use a good charger.

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Message 86971 - Posted: 10 Jul 2018, 9:22:51 UTC - in response to Message 84486.  

Tablets do work better...
Remember, when in doubt and if you think your Android is overheating then put it in the freezer for at least a minute or two.
Just my 2 cents...
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Message 86976 - Posted: 10 Jul 2018, 12:22:26 UTC - in response to Message 86971.  

Remember, when in doubt and if you think your Android is overheating then put it in the freezer for at least a minute or two.
Which is a nice way to break it indefinitely, due to rapid temperature changes causing condensation inside the device. Not really a good idea.

Using a large fan is a good way to cool your Android device(s). See my temp setup, which until I have the foam whittled down a bit, is a good way to cool them down.
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