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Old June 6th, 2013, 09:40 PM   #251 (permalink)
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I think just try to get a charger that is more than 1A, like 2A or so. My S4 charges pretty fast with the 2A charger. It could charge even more faster with the phone turned off.
Can I use my S4 charger on my HTC One without causing damage on the latter?

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Can I use my S4 charger on my HTC One without causing damage on the latter?
Yep.

Voltage is pushed, and that's a 5 volt standard.

Current is drawn as needed by the individual device.
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Can I use my S4 charger on my HTC One without causing damage on the latter?
You should be able to. As long as the HTC One can support 2A current, it shouldn't be a problem.
 
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You should be able to. As long as the HTC One can support 2A current, it shouldn't be a problem.
Current is drawn, not pushed.

The One doesn't need to support 2 amperes of current.
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Current is drawn, not pushed.

The One doesn't need to support 2 amperes of current.
No. What I meant was whether the One can withstand it or not. Certain devices (especially older ones) may not be able to withstand high currents.
 
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No. What I meant was whether the One can withstand it or not. Certain devices (especially older ones) may not be able to withstand high currents.
I know you meant that.

It doesn't work that way.

The device only has to withstand that which is pushed.

Current is not pushed.

No phone or tablet need be concerned with current (A) supply.

Not even the older ones.

Whether the One is rated for 1 A or 2 A has nothing to do with how electricity works, or how these devices do.

A 120 watt light bulb can only withstand 120 watts. At about 120 V, it draws about 1 A. Yet you plug it in to a 15 or 20 A circuit and nothing goes wrong.

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I know you meant that.

It doesn't work that way.

The device only has to withstand that which is pushed.

Current is not pushed.

No phone or tablet need be concerned with current (A) supply.

Not even the older ones.

Whether the One is rated for 1 A or 2 A has nothing to do with how electricity works, or how these devices do.

A 120 watt light bulb can only withstand 120 watts. At about 120 V, it draws about 1 A. Yet you plug it in to a 15 or 20 A circuit and nothing goes wrong.

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Won't that light bulb blow?
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Won't that light bulb blow?
Nope.

In Singapore you're at 230 volts, while we in the US are at 120.

The 120 watt light bulb there will only draw about 0.5 amps.

Your lighting circuits are at least 5 amps there, ten times as much, as memory serves.
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Nope.

In Singapore you're at 230 volts, while we in the US are at 120.

The 120 watt light bulb there will only draw about 0.5 amps.

Your lighting circuits are at least 5 amps there, ten times as much, as memory serves.
AFAIK, the lightbulb would have some form of resistance right? Not exactly sure because I barely pass my electronics class.
 
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AFAIK, the lightbulb would have some form of resistance right? Not exactly sure because I barely pass my electronics class.
Everything but superconductors do.

I have some light bulbs rated for 120 volts only.

They draw 1 amp on a 20 amp circuit.

If I put one of those in use in Singapore, the higher voltage - that's the one that is pushed - would destroy it immediately.

Chargers in different countries have different plugs for the wall and can accommodate different input voltages.

But the standard 5 volts output is what makes it good for charging micro usb devices.
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can anyone tell me what to expect with the htc one battery life, mostly how i use my phone is with 3g off, not playing any apps at all, screen brightness pretty much all the way down to minimum, just using it for calling and texting. has anyone tried this? and if so how long did the phone last?
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can anyone tell me what to expect with the htc one battery life, mostly how i use my phone is with 3g off, not playing any apps at all, screen brightness pretty much all the way down to minimum, just using it for calling and texting. has anyone tried this? and if so how long did the phone last?
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I honestly think you'd be the 1st person here to use their HTC ONE in such a manner.
Given that,I'd go w/the specs listed here:

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can anyone tell me what to expect with the htc one battery life, mostly how i use my phone is with 3g off, not playing any apps at all, screen brightness pretty much all the way down to minimum, just using it for calling and texting. has anyone tried this? and if so how long did the phone last?
I would expect a couple of days use minimum in that scenario.
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Thanks KOLIO!!! i know im kind of lame that way :P. im coming from a Samsung galaxy s2 and battery life was pretty good even though i did have some problems with it randomly rebooting and losing 40-60% of my battery . my contract is coming to a close next month and im still debating for a Samsung galaxy s4 or an HTC one. I am pretty much sold on the HTC one, but im hearing different sides of the battery lasting 5-6 hours and then the opposite, now i know that different users vary on how much they use there phones. im just concerned that the battery life would last me from about 8am to around 10pm. im texting constantly throughout the day and usually about 4-5 hours on the phone and with this not having a removal battery and not to mention ( iv heard, might not be true) is that repairing this phone is almost impossible and you may as well get a new device. That being said that is a huge concern to me! im going to be having this phone for 2 years!
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Pretty easy to get 24 hours of battery life with this phone even with fairly heavy usage in my experience
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Since moving away from my EVO 3D I wasn't satisfied with my BatteryBot Pro app. I switched over to Battery Notifier Pro. I love the fact that the battery percentage can have 4 different colors in the icon bar. And you can select the font type of the percentage.
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thats what im looking for! as long as it will last me throughout the day im happy , i sure will! i forgot i can do that! im going to defiantly get it now! i have just 2 more questions. is there a case for the HTC One like the Otterbox Armor series? Also how bad will the estimated battery difference for holding its charge for up to 2 years?
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thats what im looking for! as long as it will last me throughout the day im happy , i sure will! i forgot i can do that! im going to defiantly get it now! i have just 2 more questions. is there a case for the HTC One like the Otterbox Armor series? Also how bad will the estimated battery difference for holding its charge for up to 2 years?
I've seen Otter Boxes at Best Buy for around $30.

As far as the battery charging over time. I honestly wouldn't be worried about it as lithium polymer battery in the One is far better at power retention and discharge than lithium ion. Also the One does not have rapid charge enabled which significantly decreases battery health over time.

I'm currently obtaining around 23 hours per charge with moderate to heavy use. This morning I put my phone through it's heaviest test in the near 2 months I've had it. Streamed Spotify and YouTube for 5 straight hours over 4G (signal dropped out a few times but streaming rarely skipped), and light periodic internet use for another 4 hours and still had 30% battery left. I've been able to go as long as 8-10 hours after pulling my phone off the charger in the morning as have 80%+ on my battery if I don't touch my phone much.

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23 hours with moderate to heavy use? Any tips or tricks on how you're doing that? Antenna's enabled?

If the battery is fully charged, and the kids go on a 30min bender of gaming (Candy Crush, Temple Run, etc), I'm down to 50-60% easy. And that's with only the WiFi antenna enabled. I can get 18-24hrs on one charge, but that's with the phone sitting around doing nothing... maybe some texting or mild internet use.
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I'm extremely happy with the battery on the One. After a full nights charge and unplugged at 6:00am I have about 20% battery left when plugged back in at 11:00pm. I would say I'm your typical average/moderately heavy user. Typical days consists of 40-50 photos, 5+ Zoe's, 2 hours on the web and FB, 20 text, handfull of emails, maybe an hour of calls, and I use the IR blaster for at least an hour per day.

The majority of the time I'm connected through a strong wifi signal so maybe this helps my particular case?

I also have power saver mode enabled but I leave the display brightness unchecked.
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Wow after reading this whole thread I'm starting to think it's all relative. I just came from an iPhone 5 and the way I used it I was always around 20% after roughly 10-14 hours of use. I usually Bluetooth Howard Stern from 6am to about 9 and that hits the battery hard... After that I use the phone like a normal human being and keep all unnecessary things turned off when not in use. Browsing the internet and texting and several calls and email....
On this phone I went nearly twice as long.... on day one. This is only day 7 or so but I've been getting at least 30 hours or so before I hit that 25% mark....

I think it's NO CONTEST which battery is better... But whatever
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You make an important point - terms like "normal" or "heavy" are very subjective, and unless someone describes their actual usage don't tell you much. So a direct comparison of equivalent usage is very useful.

It's pretty clear that unless you are in fringe coverage or game continuously this phone can see you through the day.
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The biggest issue that people seem to overlook is what I call the "first impressions distorted reality factor" which are almost always way off base. Why? Because everyone knows the first month you get the phone you turn on the screen about 500 times just to look at how beautiful it is, you play with everything, and usage is anything but normal.
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The biggest issue that people seem to overlook is what I call the "first impressions distorted reality factor" which are almost always way off base. Why? Because everyone knows the first month you get the phone you turn on the screen about 500 times just to look at how beautiful it is, you play with everything, and usage is anything but normal.
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If anything,I find my actual hands-on time w/my phones has steadily DECREASED w/each phone.

As smartphone quality has increased across the board,one has to spend increasingly less & less time tinkering w/it to work as desired,contributing to an already improved battery life.

With that said,there's always going to be a segment of the smartphone/ANDROID community that battery life is going to be an issue,whether it's a removable/imbedded battery,due to the manner in which they use ther phones,not only as their primary device of choice,but,the only device they use for all media/communications,including TVs/PCs/Music/Camera,etc.,all day everyday.

Expecting any device to last more than 10-12 HRS w/such use is totally unrealistic @ this time.Battery life has definitely improved,but,if one is expecting the INFINITY BATTERY on any device,don't hold your breath.
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Basically, say I power the phone off at night (10pm - 6am). When I wake up and check Power-->History, I see the following for each of the categories:

Mobile network signal has a gap for the off period
WiFi has a gap for the off period
Awake is FILLED for the off period (solid blue bar for the time the phone was powered down)
Screen on is FILLED for the off period (solid blue bar for the time the phone was powered down)

See screenie below!

This is very annoying because the battery is also draining about 5%-10% each evening.

Any ideas for a fix or is there some sort of logical explanation here?

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The graph says your screen came on and stayed that way the whole time.

Is that true?
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I'm what I would consider a heavy user. I regularly stream music over soundcloud, browse the Web simultaneously and have all my notifications set to push. It's not uncommon for me to receive up to 80 texts and respond to almost all of them. I do have power saver enabled and the new snapdragon battery guru with a few other constantly running background apps like ABP and power toggles.

Between 3 emails, Facebook, youtube, and all of the above I can kill the battery in 6-8 hours. That said if I'm busy at work my battery will easily last more than the entire day.
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Yeah, I have no idea what's going on.

To power off, I hold the power button and select to power the device down.

The device shuts, stays shut for 8 hours, then when I wake up, I've lost close to 10% battery and it says the phone was awake and screen on the whole night.

This is really frustrating! Any ideas what's going on?
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Fastboot isn't enabled. I've tried turning it in and off and it has no effect.
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Is that true?
According to your graph, the phone was not shut off and the screen was on.
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If you have FASTBOOT enabled in SETTINGS > POWER,disable it & see if that helps.

There has been some debate as to whether the phone actually shuts down completely if this option is enabled.I'd be telling a lie if I said I knew one way or the other,but,it's a starting point.
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Please monitor your phone with "GSam Battery Monitor"

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gsamlabs.bbm

After being left at night, hoover icon, lower left on main screen, then the title on the next screen is actually a drop-down menu, let's look for wakelocks.

Plus, we can trust the graphs.
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I just upgraded from the Evo3D to the HTC One for myself and my wife's phones. So far I am loving the phone. Battery life is pretty good, though this is only my second full day with it. With pretty heavy usage the first day, it was still at around 40% after 6 hours. Pretty good considering most of that time I had only a couple of bars, and spent over an hour doing some pretty heavy web surfing, plus about an hour of listening to music through bluetooth. I don't really have any complaints just yet about battery life. I know I haven't used it long enough to really make a judgement on the power usage. I was curious about the Snapdragon Battery Guru though. I had never had a need to use it before, not having a Snapdragon processor. I'm always looking for ways to extend the battery life, so I was wondering if this utility is actually worth using. From the sounds of it, the negative impact is pretty low, and people seem to be getting a noticeable increase in battery life. I just am not really into trusting Google Play reviews/comments on things like this. I much more trust what you guys have to say about it.
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I just upgraded from the Evo3D to the HTC One for myself and my wife's phones. I was curious about the Snapdragon Battery Guru though. I had never had a need to use it before, not having a Snapdragon processor. I'm always looking for ways to extend the battery life, so I was wondering if this utility is actually worth using. From the sounds of it, the negative impact is pretty low, and people seem to be getting a noticeable increase in battery life. I just am not really into trusting Google Play reviews/comments on things like this. I much more trust what you guys have to say about it.
Resulting battery savings are difficult to quantify at best.

However, I'd give it a shot.The settings are fairly customizable & straightforward, allowing for easy fine-tuning according to your needs.

Keep in mind the ONE has its own power savings features in SETTINGS > POWER. If you're experiencing undesirable results while running both, you may need to adjust settings in the BATTERY GURU app, &/or the phones native settings.
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Resulting battery savings are difficult to quantify at best.

However, I'd give it a shot.The settings are fairly customizable & straightforward, allowing for easy fine-tuning according to your needs.

Keep in mind the ONE has its own power savings features in SETTINGS > POWER. If you're experiencing undesirable results while running both, you may need to adjust settings in the BATTERY GURU app, &/or the phones native settings.
Yeah, I have the power saver turned on with my One. And I'm not actually too worried about my battery life right now. It seems to be doing pretty good, without me tweaking much of anything. I was just curious about whether the BatteryGuru app is actually as effective as it is claimed. I mean, I used JuiceDefender all the time on my Evo3D, and I NEVER saw the power savings that other people reported. I don't think it was a bad app, just that my usage patterns didn't allow it to give me huge gains. Just wondered if the same thing might be true of this app.
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Yeah, I have the power saver turned on with my One. And I'm not actually too worried about my battery life right now. It seems to be doing pretty good, without me tweaking much of anything. I was just curious about whether the BatteryGuru app is actually as effective as it is claimed. I mean, I used JuiceDefender all the time on my Evo3D, and I NEVER saw the power savings that other people reported. I don't think it was a bad app, just that my usage patterns didn't allow it to give me huge gains. Just wondered if the same thing might be true of this app.

I haven't been able to nail down any hard stats on battery savings due to a constantly changing work schedule, which makes daily/routine usage vary too much to do so.

I can tell you that using both have not adversely affected what I consider primary/priority functionality (incoming phone calls/SMS-MMS/e-mail).

The real savings you'll probably realize are actually w/the apps/functions that you seldom use. BATTERY GURU is supposed to learn your usage & adjust accordingly, in conjunction with your customized preferences.

As for quantifying savings,a suggestion would be to have a four week test, running a combination of both/neither/one or the other.
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I haven't been able to nail down any hard stats on battery savings due to a constantly changing work schedule, which makes daily/routine usage vary too much to do so.

I can tell you that using both have not adversely affected what I consider primary/priority functionality (incoming phone calls/SMS-MMS/e-mail).

The real savings you'll probably realize are actually w/the apps/functions that you seldom use. BATTERY GURU is supposed to learn your usage & adjust accordingly, in conjunction with your customized preferences.

As for quantifying savings,a suggestion would be to have a four week test, running a combination of both/neither/one or the other.
Yeah, that is part of the reason I don't want to install it yet. I want to get a feel for what my NORMAL usage will be. It will be a bit before I am done just playing around with it every two seconds.
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Just went through my WiFi settings and this does not make any sense. If you select "never keep WiFI on while sleep" this some how may increase data usage. Say what? I can understand data usage increasing if you have lots of apps that sync or update every couple of hours. Those apps would need to "catch up" once your WiFi turns back on. But having WiFi sleep should NOT increase your data usage under normal conditions.
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Just went through my WiFi settings and this does not make any sense. If you select "never keep WiFI on while sleep" this some how may increase data usage. Say what? I can understand data usage increasing if you have lots of apps that sync or update every couple of hours. Those apps would need to "catch up" once your WiFi turns back on. But having WiFi sleep should NOT increase your data usage under normal conditions.

Sure it would. If you leave everything else unchanged, by what means would syncing, etc. occur if WI-FI isn't on? It would have to use your 3G/4G data.
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Sure it would. If you leave everything else unchanged, by what means would syncing, etc. occur if WI-FI isn't on? It would have to use your 3G/4G data.
That would make sense if you leave 3G/4G on. I'm not trying to dig into the weeds but if mobile data is off or set to sleep like your WiFi then you shouldn't have any usage during that period. If you set your WiFi to sleep then I would assume you have your mobile data setup to sleep as well. Too many variables to take into account..lol.
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WHEW! glad i waited HTC just announced the new HTC butterfly S same specs as the HTC One just a 3200Mah battery inside! . they dropped Verizon and are most likely going to release it on Sprint! WHOOO!!!!
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WHEW! glad i waited HTC just announced the new HTC butterfly S same specs as the HTC One just a 3200Mah battery inside! . they dropped Verizon and are most likely going to release it on Sprint! WHOOO!!!!
I think when you know how to harness the power of your phone you don't need a bigger battery. One can only assume the "Butteryfly S" wont look as pretty as the One. I think HTC got it right this time with the One and I hope it is paying off for them in profits.

l love HTC and Android because I control the power of my phone. I thottle down my phone when I'm at work and not really using it. When I'm home I let the One run wild. When my phone is just sitting there or charging I turn power saver on. I like the fact I control what my phone is doing.

Honestly, I think HTC needs a mini One and that's it. The consumers will pick the best device. I know the Note is popular but I don't see too many people walking around with them except for two people that I know.
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WHEW! glad i waited HTC just announced the new HTC butterfly S same specs as the HTC One just a 3200Mah battery inside! . they dropped Verizon and are most likely going to release it on Sprint! WHOOO!!!!
If it comes to Sprint I will have some serious buyer's remorse...it's the uglier version of the one, but has a larger battery and a removable sd card.
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If it comes to Sprint I will have some serious buyer's remorse...it's the uglier version of the one, but has a larger battery and a removable sd card.
I think there's still quite a few people sitting on the sidelines waiting for such a device (RAZR MAXX-sized battery + SD Card), w/a sizable group of those who are already on SPRINT & still using the LTEVO, which is still a capable phone. Put this on all the major carriers in North America & it would make the ONE's sales numbers pale in comparison.
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Fair warning - availability of the Butterfly S is not part of the One battery discussion, so as soon as one of us frees up we're going to shift things around.

Is the Butterfly S influencing your decision to buy the One?

Please post in Who's getting the One thread.

Interested in discussing the Butterfly S in general?

We have a new forum for that.

Please save us cleanup by continuing discussion in the right place.

Please make it easier for new members just joining us to know that this is the thread they need for solving issues and discussing battery use for their One.

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So I got the HTC One Unlocked 32GB Silver edition from HTC USA roughly a month ago, been using it abroad in Africa and this phone is hands down the best phone I have ever used. I upgraded from a Galaxy Nexus which I loved but in the end the abysmal battery life forced me to give it up and mixed reviews of the Nexus 4 battery life made me eschew that phone in favour of the One.
Battery life has been decent so far but after the latest OTA update by HTC, my standby drain has become worse, I basically lose 1% every 15-25 mins which means that I am always running low by 1800h/1900h and once the battery hits 20% it drains pretty fast from that point on wards. I am on stock ROM unrooted, screen on auto brightness, Google Now turned off.
From the stats I have from GSam & BetterBatteryStats, it's two wakelocks that are particularly insanely active - "msm_hsic_host" with over 4,000 wake locks & "main". By the way about 7 hours of the total cycle time is attributable to airplane mode which I activate from 2330h to 0630h.
I have a feeling rebooting the phone would not work, would anyone have an idea on how to rectify this or would it only be possible by rooting and flashing custom ROMs &/or kernels (of which I have no experience whatsoever!)
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Have you tried turning OFF autobrightness and setting the phone to a brightness level suitable to your needs? Also, when phone is just sitting around tap the power saver mode. I like to ensure my 3G and WiFi are selected to go into sleep mode when not in use. For WiFi you have to do that from the WiFi options menu.

You do realize that being in bad coverage areas will sap your battery as well right?

Quick rant: I had to bitch Sprint out because they are upgrading their towers in our area. But they took the towers down on a Friday and Saturday for over 6 hours. I said if their is a tornado watch or warning I get a text from these towers from the weather service. But if you are going to take a tower offline your company can't email or text customers days in advance so we can make other arrangements? I would totally switch to Verizon if they got all the cool phones first. And Sprint isn't even upgrading these towers to 4G LTE. My money has been going into WiMax and LTE and northern California isn't getting the upgrade yet? Verizon has already upgraded their towers here to LTE.
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I could be wrong,but,according to the 1st & 2nd screenshots,WAKELOCKS are accounting for a small % of battery usage (0-3%).

Screen-on time/brightness & strength of data signal/GPS/WI-FI are typically the biggest consumers of battery power.A weak signal will suck down a car battery,much less your phone.

As Tlicious1020 referred to,these are probably the areas that need to be addressed/ruled out.

Setting aside all the other stats for a moment,what is your typical run time before having to re-charge,say with 5-10% of the battery remaining?
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mpanju -

The Nexus 4 battery issues also traced to the msm_hsic_host wakelocks. Last I heard they believed that it was a kernel issue at some point.

MSM is the part number prefix for the Qualcomm modem, the rest of the name for that wakelock is specifying an interface or function class most likely.

The modem chip sits between your main processor and the radio transceiver hardware.

The problem can stem from bad reception as noted in the posts above, bad control software (last year's Nexus 4 kernel), or simply a stuck bit in silicon somewhere.

Please hold down power for ten seconds until the phone recycles. Unlike a reboot, that will force all the silicon to a known state.

If the issue is a stuck bit messing up control, that would clear the problem.

Look at the Gsam graph, check the box to show your radio reception. If you're fighting a low or wildly fluctuating signal, that would be the problem.

When those are eliminated and problems from other users with the same software revision as yourself confirm the same observations, then it may be time to contact HTC.

Rooting is the same thing as getting admin access on your pc, it allows you to change system software. In this case, you could conceivably go back to your previous revision or install some fix, if it occurs before HTC does it, and assuming that's the problem.

But please try to check out the first two things mentioned above, they're the more likely suspects, and ought to be eliminated first.
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I was playing around with the stock browser settings today. I decided to select "dim screen during page loading." I wonder if this feature helps consume less battery power if you browse a lot like myself? Or would it be the equivalent of having auto-brightness turned on and the battery may take a settle hit?

Hope I haven't said this before. But I believe this phone charges faster without your 3G, 4G, or WiFi radios on. And you should set those radios to sleep automatically when the screen is off. Completely up to the user.

Kolio, I work in a building where the Sprint cell phone tower signal cannot penetrate in certain areas. I'll lose something like 15-20% with my phone sitting there. I put my phone into power saver mode and I lose even less battery percentage.
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