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Old September 5th, 2010, 06:31 PM   #36 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by danfrance View Post
Your phone is constantly "talking" to your network. Its polling the network to check signal. This is how your phone manages to display signal strength. This is pretty much constant.

If you leave your movile data network connected, this adds to this power loss. Also, if you are in a low HSDPA or 3G area, and your phone is constantly changing between bands, it can be a drain.

Any battery powered device loses battery power if it is on. Phones more so, because even when they appear to be doing nothing, they're not.

Plus its a smart phone. The battery won't last a week like a cheap nokia.

To save battery, you should change sync / update intervals to bigger gaps. All your syncing that happens in the background also takes up power.

Heeey thanks dude! i changed my sync settings and turned off da background synching, but can u tell me how to change sync intervals to bigger gaps? Cheers!
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