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Old November 3rd, 2010, 11:35 AM   #51 (permalink)
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About the display using 60%, I consider this a good thing.

Unless your screen is set to super high brightness, it means that there is nothing else (apps, wifi, etc) draining the battery.

Yesterday Sync got stuck trying to update itself, and the usage became 60% for Android OS with Battery down to 20%, leading to my battery lasting only a few hours.

Generally my display usage is 70%, and battery lasts 24 hours.

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sorry it was last charged 23 hours again just about going still

im in power save mode so maybe thats why its still running
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About the display using 60%, I consider this a good thing.

Unless your screen is set to super high brightness, it means that there is nothing else (apps, wifi, etc) draining the battery.

Yesterday Sync got stuck trying to update itself, and the usage became 60% for Android OS with Battery down to 20%, leading to my battery lasting only a few hours.

Generally my display usage is 70%, and battery lasts 24 hours.

so 24hrs doesnt seem to look too bad for usage then generally
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14% battery remaining, 49 hours since last charge. But as i said, very light usage (awake time 6 hours).
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What are you email apps etc set as, how often to sync?

How to you get the phone to rotate the screen without the accelerator on?
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sorry havent got any stats yet just wondering how many apps do people have runnin at any one time

i seem to be having a problem with the battery and jsut wondering if its the apps that are draining it as i have have all auto sync and wifi switched off
my Taskiller kills all apps when the screen is off


so general opinion is really that the battery isn't bad for the phone all things considered.

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thanks spencer ive just installed an app killer we'll see how it goes
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my Taskiller kills all apps when the screen is off


so general opinion is really that the battery isn't bad for the phone all things considered.

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what app killer is that mate, or do all of them have an option to close them when you turn off the screen?
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Hey chaps

For you nice folks who posted your usage stats in the suggested template form, has the very latest (second so far I think) software update made any difference to battery life?

I know it wasn't released with any statements about power consumption, but I've read there have been some UI response improvements, wondering if there's a knock on effect for battery use...
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Not noticed any, possibly because I was still running the battery in when I installed it.

I've had the same 24 hours of battery for a few days now
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1 day 8 hours so far got 8 percent left

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Uptime Length: 2 days
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3G Or 2G: 2G most of the time (switched to 3G when on the go, then off again, im pretty sure 3G is the biggest drain?)
Wireless: On
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I received my Desire HD last week and have been using it since. I am confused as to where this notion that the Desire HD and indeed Android phones in general dont have a very long battery life. In my experience all smartphones drain battery fast depending on how you use your phone.
This week my battery has lasted 2 days using the above and FB/Twiiter 2hr updates, exchange sync every 30mins, weather updates every 2hrs ,Gmail sending & receiving, 30-60mins of video and 30-60mins of audio.
Now for me this is an excellent battery life! Before I had an iPhone 3G doing the same kind of things and the battery would last a day, if that, that is double the life! I dont have a 4G but a colleague at work seems to have his on charge at least every other day.

So all in all battery life is good the phone & screen are awesome and Android(my first time using it) is a great OS. lots you can do, customise and install. And does everything my Iphone did
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I keep reading on here about using Task Killers to try and improve battery life, but reading around the web, task killers are not required in 2.2, in fact, it might actually cause battery drain.

This is one example of what I mean

FAQ: Why You Shouldn’t Be Using a Task Killer with Android (geekfor.me) - xda-developers

So, should we just let Android do what it does, and not worry about all the apps open?
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I agree with the above. There does seem to be some contradiction with the information on this forum about Task killers, and what I read elsewhere on other forums etc.

It may be just me and my novice approach to android but after originally installing and using a task killer I was experiencing problems with lag and reduced battery, and since removing said app, the OS performed like the day I got it, and works like a dream now., but maybe this was due to installing the new update?

Can we get some clarification from some more experienced users on this situation. Just because 2.1 and before needed task killers, it doesn't mean there are required now... or does it???
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Uptime Length: 2 days
Accellerator: On
3G Or 2G: 2G most of the time (switched to 3G when on the go, then off again, im pretty sure 3G is the biggest drain?)
Wireless: On
GPS: On
Automatic Brightness: Yes

I received my Desire HD last week and have been using it since. I am confused as to where this notion that the Desire HD and indeed Android phones in general dont have a very long battery life. In my experience all smartphones drain battery fast depending on how you use your phone.
This week my battery has lasted 2 days using the above and FB/Twiiter 2hr updates, exchange sync every 30mins, weather updates every 2hrs ,Gmail sending & receiving, 30-60mins of video and 30-60mins of audio.
Now for me this is an excellent battery life! Before I had an iPhone 3G doing the same kind of things and the battery would last a day, if that, that is double the life! I dont have a 4G but a colleague at work seems to have his on charge at least every other day.

So all in all battery life is good the phone & screen are awesome and Android(my first time using it) is a great OS. lots you can do, customise and install. And does everything my Iphone did

i wish i could get mine to last 2 days -i did the same as everything my iphone did but for some reason it lasted longer which is strange maybe my battery isnt so good?
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Old November 5th, 2010, 06:56 PM   #65 (permalink)
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I keep reading on here about using Task Killers to try and improve battery life, but reading around the web, task killers are not required in 2.2, in fact, it might actually cause battery drain.

This is one example of what I mean

FAQ: Why You Shouldn’t Be Using a Task Killer with Android (geekfor.me) - xda-developers

So, should we just let Android do what it does, and not worry about all the apps open?
Well I have had a lot of stuff open, that I never closed, and when I went to "open apps" they weren't open anymore, so maybe it's that they close automagically after a certain timeframe?

I don't know for sure, just a thought - but someone else will, I am sure.
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today im on 20% battery:-

uptime-20 hours
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Old November 9th, 2010, 09:04 AM   #67 (permalink)
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I'm sure you've all seen the thread about extending Desire Battery Life (cant remember original source, but here is the same text [HOW TO] Calibrate Desire Battery - xda-developers).

But it doesnt work, because after turning off, and putting on charge, the light goes instantly green.

I tried this again, this morning but again it went instantly to green. When I tried turning it on, it froze, so pulled out the battery. When I put it back in again...

ORANGE LIGHT

I only had time to do the following once, but I've already got an extra 15% battery left compared to the same time yesterday:

Charge, unplug, Turn off, remove battery, replace battery, charge, unplug, turn on

I'm going to do it properly tonight (3 or 4 times) because from the results of doing it once, I'm already seeing a huge improvement
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I was going to post the same as Sonesh (also see ... AndroidSPIN Double Your Battery Life on HTC Droid Incredible, Sprint EVO, Google Nexus One and Possibly Others! ). I tried it last night/this morning and my battery light stayed green after unplugging/plugging-in again. Didn't try removing the battery though but did the rest of the sequence. Maybe the *turning off/on* should read *remove battery* for the HD as *powering off* just puts it into hibernation.

I'll try that before the end of the week.

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Old November 9th, 2010, 03:59 PM   #69 (permalink)
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Maybe it would be nice if everyone wrote which microSD card they're using (brand, class, capacity). Maybe it has something to do with the battery drain as well.
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Man, so frustrated reading this thread. Cant get to the end of the work day without battery going flat even with minimal usage, let alone 24 or 48 hours as some people have said. Display usage eats 65% of battery and its turned down to 30% If I spend a lot of time on it it can be dead after 4 or 5 hours.

Must be faulty as I have had it two weeks now and there are no signs of improvement
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mine hasnt been that bad sjd but not too much better with use all day i can get about 10 hours out of it even not doing anything now i cant get a full day like i did last week

dont know if they would except it as a fault though
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can someone tell me also after reading the above links how to wipe battery stats ive no idea
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Well... i m reall are very dissapointed with my DESIRE HDs's battery performance.
Like i said before i come from an Iphone which i used daily -.-
I am used to listen to music at school with my phone ( from like 8am-2pm) and never had problems ( could last 2 days without charging ) But with the Desire HD i cant go a day with the battery sinking to half.. like seriously wtf.. its 99% of the time on idle... i change songs with the thingy in headphones.. and i have everything off ( wifi, 3g, mobile data etc )

Seriously this is a big dissapointment.... i think i m gonna get it back to the store and see if i can get my money back.
I looked forward to this phone but the battery life really is a big issue.
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Well, this should improve battery life quite a bit... /INIT process Desire HD lag problems...SOLVED ! See post 1 - xda-developers
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its not lag though is it its the battery
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well my battery beat its own record today 9 and a half hours
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Hi gabbyevs,

Even though the problem that you are experiencing is regarding the battery and not lag, you should definitely read this.

As Fio said the '/INIT resolution' should improve battery life as well.
What the guys at XDA-DEV found when investigating this was that the /INIT process was running and using between 70% and 100% of the CPU processing, even when the phone was idle. This explains why some people see the DHD's battery drain even when they go to sleep and the phone is not being used.

Turning USB Debugging On seems to send /INIT to its dormant form and its CPU usage goes straight down to 0%.

People are now reporting that since doing this their battery is lasting considerably more.

Good luck.
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This is so God damn frustrating...

My battery doesn't last an entire 8 hour shift, where I'll only use it on my breaks, which is an hour a day. It's always flat (0% battery) by the time I get home and the battery usage seems to think it's down to the calendar... Tried everything...

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I have got my DHD yesterday after a long frustrating comparison with SGS. I have been following this battery life thread and would like to know what is the best utility to check on battery performance. Do you guys use a native tool or a third party one?
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This is so God damn frustrating...

My battery doesn't last an entire 8 hour shift, where I'll only use it on my breaks, which is an hour a day. It's always flat (0% battery) by the time I get home and the battery usage seems to think it's down to the calendar... Tried everything...
I'm going to have a stab in the dark here.... The image shows you have an alarm set... Presumably this is tied into the calendar app in some way. Now, I'm not saying that having an alarm set _should_ use that much battery but try turning it off and see what happens.
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I have got my DHD yesterday after a long frustrating comparison with SGS. I have been following this battery life thread and would like to know what is the best utility to check on battery performance. Do you guys use a native tool or a third party one?
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Battery not withstanding, how are you finding the transition from SGS to DHD. Very interested to know if you've adjusted to the lower quality screen and if the software generally feels less buggy than the SGS.
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yeah its kinda odd to find the calendar app using the most juice? usually its the display using around 50%-70% of the power? somethings not right there....
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Battery not withstanding, how are you finding the transition from SGS to DHD. Very interested to know if you've adjusted to the lower quality screen and if the software generally feels less buggy than the SGS.
I did not have SGS but know someone who has and he is very unhappy with the performance but like the feel of the phone. I do like the shape and the feel SGS also but I don't have time for the problems it is giving, so I went for the DHD at the end.

I like the screen on the DHD, it looks good. I still need to check how it performs in a sunny day.

I have been using the phone heavily, settings, download, wifi, maps etc and it finally reach 10% this morning. I don't think one charge cycle is enough to report anything yet but will see how it goes.

Just need to know how to capture the data now.

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My battery is making me really regret getting this phone.
I take it of the charge at 7.30am this morning, go to work and it is dead by 2.30pm.

I sent about 7 emails throughout the day and made 1 5min phone call. It was idle for the rest. there is something seriously wrong with the battery and my calender usage was 60%
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I take it of the charge at 7.30am this morning, go to work and it is dead by 2.30pm.

I sent about 7 emails throughout the day and made 1 5min phone call. It was idle for the rest. there is something seriously wrong with the battery and my calender usage was 60%
Did you try what I suggested to someone above? Checking any alarms were turned off?
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i doubt having 1 alarm on would make the battery drain in like 6 hours. that would be diabolical lol
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I didn't say it _should_ work that way, it would evidently be a bug but that's my suspicion as to why the calendar is using up the battery.
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Even though the problem that you are experiencing is regarding the battery and not lag, you should definitely read this.

As Fio said the '/INIT resolution' should improve battery life as well.
What the guys at XDA-DEV found when investigating this was that the /INIT process was running and using between 70% and 100% of the CPU processing, even when the phone was idle. This explains why some people see the DHD's battery drain even when they go to sleep and the phone is not being used.

Turning USB Debugging On seems to send /INIT to its dormant form and its CPU usage goes straight down to 0%.

People are now reporting that since doing this their battery is lasting considerably more.

Good luck.

thanks yes i see your point will give anything a try if it will help its got to that point now although yesterday seems to have been better still going on 21 hours

if anyones interested i turned off auto task killer and that seems to have helped ironically
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Was "Taskiller"
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Someone please help, the last 2 nights somethings been taking all my battery,

last night at 10.30 my battery was at 64% and ive not touched it all night and now its at 1%?

Somethings seriosuly wrong surely, this happened the night before as well any ideas?

I have not installed any new apps except flash player 10.1 when this started happening, a few night agao it only when down a few % when i left it on overnight!

The only idea i have is that it doesnt seem to have any signal, most of the time, does that use up alot of battery trying to find one?
I looked up battery use it says 81% cell standby 89% no signal?

Also it keeps asking to me select my time region and i select the right one and it says it cant do it any ideas?
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Old November 14th, 2010, 07:13 AM   #91 (permalink)
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Hi gabbyevs,

Even though the problem that you are experiencing is regarding the battery and not lag, you should definitely read this.

As Fio said the '/INIT resolution' should improve battery life as well.
What the guys at XDA-DEV found when investigating this was that the /INIT process was running and using between 70% and 100% of the CPU processing, even when the phone was idle. This explains why some people see the DHD's battery drain even when they go to sleep and the phone is not being used.

Turning USB Debugging On seems to send /INIT to its dormant form and its CPU usage goes straight down to 0%.

People are now reporting that since doing this their battery is lasting considerably more.

Good luck.
hi ive tried that for the last couple of days and its made no difference wotsoever dont know if my battery is dodgy or what now its getting ridiculous
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Someone please help, the last 2 nights somethings been taking all my battery,

last night at 10.30 my battery was at 64% and ive not touched it all night and now its at 1%?

Somethings seriosuly wrong surely, this happened the night before as well any ideas?

I have not installed any new apps except flash player 10.1 when this started happening, a few night agao it only when down a few % when i left it on overnight!

The only idea i have is that it doesnt seem to have any signal, most of the time, does that use up alot of battery trying to find one?
I looked up battery use it says 81% cell standby 89% no signal?

Also it keeps asking to me select my time region and i select the right one and it says it cant do it any ideas?
not that i know much but that percentage seems high i reckon its trying to find a signal thats draining it all the time
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Also and interesting option, its been mentioned here no doubt –

About phone-->Battery

This shows basic battery status, level, Up and Awake times.

About phone-->Battery-->Battery use

This shows what is drawing the power from the battery and time since it was last connected to micro SD

You can then select each available option that will also provide more info on the power use

Hope this helps.

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Old November 15th, 2010, 03:34 AM   #94 (permalink)
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Just got through reading this whole thread and I have a few comments to make, if anyone's willing to read.

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Sorry. just me being thick here. But what's the 'accelerator'?

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I'm still waiting for my DHD but a couple of questions about the battery...

I currently use an iPhone 3G with Wifi, bluetooth, 3G and push email left on. Last all day and it goes on charge when I go to bed.

Am I likely to get the same usage from the DHD? Or will it only last a few hours with all those things left on?
I don't know what the iPhone is like but there are widgets and apps to let you turn things like the wifis, the bluetooths and the 3 Gs on and off from your home screen. I've been using the stock one, "Power Control", which gives you "on/off" control over wifi, bluetooth, GPS and auto-sync, as well as a "low/mid/high" screen brightness control. There are others with more that I have seen, and I'll be getting one as soon as I stop reading massive threads on these forums and actually get around to doing what I was going to do. Seriously, I've been on the forum for about 4 hours today, maybe more, and I've still not done what I logged on to do. Anyway, my point is, I've had decent battery life lately, and I have been turning things on and off as and when I need them. It might be worth a try.


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can a air brain lady ask when i looked at the battery it said display is taking 83% is this normal or not if not how to cut down first android phone. thanks
I've noticed the way people are talking about the usage percentage of various applications, and I would like to point something out. When you look at the battery usage page, all numbers should always add up to 100. This is the percentage of the spent battery power used on each application/service, not the percentage of the battery that each application/service has used up (unless of course you are at 0% battery, in which case your phone will have turned off already and you won't be able to see that screen ). For instance, my phone currently says it has 70% battery left, so it has only used 30%. The battery stats say the display has used 58%. If the phone has used 30% of its battery, the display can't have used 58%. Instead, it is 58% of the 30% used, and so the display has actually used 17.4% of the battery's overall power. Also, the fewer things that are taking battery power, the higher these percentages are likely to be. Apologies if that sounds a little patronising, but I got the impression that some people didn't really understand that.


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I agree with the above. There does seem to be some contradiction with the information on this forum about Task killers, and what I read elsewhere on other forums etc.

It may be just me and my novice approach to android but after originally installing and using a task killer I was experiencing problems with lag and reduced battery, and since removing said app, the OS performed like the day I got it, and works like a dream now., but maybe this was due to installing the new update?

Can we get some clarification from some more experienced users on this situation. Just because 2.1 and before needed task killers, it doesn't mean there are required now... or does it???
I've done a lot of reading this last week on Android and the DHD, as I'm new to it all. From what I've read, it seems pretty conclusive that task killers do more harm than good. I haven't any first-hand experience though, make if that what you will.


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Maybe it would be nice if everyone wrote which microSD card they're using (brand, class, capacity). Maybe it has something to do with the battery drain as well.
8GB Samsung which came with the phone. I assumed everybody got the same, no? I guess some may have switched out for a higher capacity though.


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This is so God damn frustrating...

My battery doesn't last an entire 8 hour shift, where I'll only use it on my breaks, which is an hour a day. It's always flat (0% battery) by the time I get home and the battery usage seems to think it's down to the calendar... Tried everything...

Are you syncing your calender with Gmail? It did occur to me that possibly the calendar is constantly trying to sync, but can't for some reason (maybe there is no wifi/3G connection), and so keeps trying. That would explain that crazy-high power drain.


Back to the original topic: I've used 40% of my battery, and the phone's been off charge since sometime between midday and 3PM yesterday. I can't give a solid figure because the stats say 2 hours 25 mins since being unplugged, which is definitely not right. I've had some light-medium usage in this time (I've actually been up for about 10 hours now, fiddling with my phone from time to time). I generally keep things like wifi switched off unless I'm specifically using them. I've also turned the phone off two or three times, and immediately back on, which probably explains the bad timekeeping on the stats page. I've always had auto-rotate on and have been fiddling with other settings as I'm still trying to find which ones work for me. I turned on auto-brightness a few hours ago, but it's not really been long enough to tell if it makes a difference.

The other day I did try two new things, and after that my battery life improved pretty significantly. One was to turn on USB debugging mode (which also sorted out the lag), the other was to charge via USB connection to my PC, not from the mains. In hindsight I should have done these things separately to see which one made the most difference, but I saw a great leap in battery life after this.

Sorry about the mega-long post (...said the bishop to the nun), hopefully someone finds something useful in there.
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Could this battery provide the answer to all the power issues we are seeing?

Mugen HTC Desire HD Battery Extended Battery - 1800mAh
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This is so God damn frustrating...

My battery doesn't last an entire 8 hour shift, where I'll only use it on my breaks, which is an hour a day. It's always flat (0% battery) by the time I get home and the battery usage seems to think it's down to the calendar... Tried everything...


I've also noticed a high % of battery going to the calendar. I've got the 4x1 widget on the home screen (HTC calendar widget #3 that shows one item that's coming up) and the full page agenda view on another home screen (HTC calendar widget #2).

My consumption didn't go as high as yours, but usually around 20-30% which is still ridiculous for a calendar!

I've removed the 4x1 widget now and a couples of hours have passed & the calendar isn't even showing any consumption on the usage screen.

Did you have that same 4x1 widget running?

It took about 10-14 days for me to start breathing a sigh of relief about my battery. I did 5-6 full charge/discharge cycles over that time and tried hard not to do little topups. I recently did the 'charge whilst on, charge whilst off...etc' thing after a couple weeks and have now switched on USB debugging too just for good measure.

I'm getting about a day & a half if I leave it to the bitter end with reasonable usage (including a cojuple songs, bit of sat nav, calls, texts, few games & browsing). Actually, I'm using my laptop alot less since I got this phone so I think it's a more than fair trade off. As someone pointed out the battery time on a laptop doesn't even come close to this phone!

All things considered I'm a happy customer.
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I've also noticed a high % of battery going to the calendar. I've got the 4x1 widget on the home screen (HTC calendar widget #3 that shows one item that's coming up) and the full page agenda view on another home screen (HTC calendar widget #2).

My consumption didn't go as high as yours, but usually around 20-30% which is still ridiculous for a calendar!

I've removed the 4x1 widget now and a couples of hours have passed & the calendar isn't even showing any consumption on the usage screen.

Did you have that same 4x1 widget running?
I've been using just the 4x1 widget and have no issues, maybe the problem lies in having two widgets for the same application, rather than with a specific widget.
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This should be a sticky. Any chance Mods?
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I have a Desire HD arriving tomorrow. I allready have a larger capacity battery off Ebay.
I have never owned a phone that I don't have to charge everyday so I don't see the problem.
Every phone I own I have two batteries for.
The batteries only last about six hours when walking with gps on with my htc touch hd.
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After turning USB debugging on and reducing the screen brightness im glad to report that after 3 days, 2 hrs ive 10% battery remaining, im not a heavy user, nor was I on my previous phone, a N95/8GB
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