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Old May 18th, 2011, 05:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Samsung Infuse 4G Battery Life .

Just wanted to Know how is the battery life on the infuse 4G ? I have the infuse also and the battery is not looking to good .

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Battery life is poor. I'm very disappointed with my Infuse 4G. I'm taking it back today. Going to another phone.
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Yea, I'm actually a bit dissapointed with the battery life. I've read countless reviews stating that the Infuse delivers good battery life, however I'm not experiencing it. I'm thinking maybe since all the other smartphones have crappy battery life, that in general, the standard for battery life on smartphones has been lowered. My bro has the Atrix, and he too is extremely dissapointed with the battery.
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Yea, I'm actually a bit dissapointed with the battery life. I've read countless reviews stating that the Infuse delivers good battery life, however I'm not experiencing it. I'm thinking maybe since all the other smartphones have crappy battery life, that in general, the standard for battery life on smartphones has been lowered. My bro has the Atrix, and he too is extremely dissapointed with the battery.

What phone are you coming from? Ive had iphone, palm pre, hero, now evo. So I'm used to bad battery life. I do wish there was a standard test app for battery life. Like quadrant for processors.

In my experience if u can get 15 hours of lite use then you are doing good.

I'm sure an extended battery will be out soon. Since the phone is so thin adding a few mm's to it won't be a huge deal for the people that can't charge during the day.
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What phone are you coming from? Ive had iphone, palm pre, hero, now evo. So I'm used to bad battery life. I do wish there was a standard test app for battery life. Like quadrant for processors.

In my experience if u can get 15 hours of lite use then you are doing good.

I'm sure an extended battery will be out soon. Since the phone is so thin adding a few mm's to it won't be a huge deal for the people that can't charge during the day.

Before the infuse, I had an iphone 3G S and then the iphone 4. Honestly, I forgot how the battery life was on my 3G S, but I would definitly say that thus far my iphone 4's battery life exceeds the infuses.

That being said, I think the smartphone manufacturers should start focusing on developing better batteries instead of making the phones more powerful.
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the battery is not bad at all..im coming from the inspire and the inspire battery wasnt bad as what people stated..the infuse is even better..i get easy 15 hrs on moderate use..i unplugged at 950am and its midnight and i still have good 30% left. thats not bad at all
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Before the infuse, I had an iphone 3G S and then the iphone 4. Honestly, I forgot how the battery life was on my 3G S, but I would definitly say that thus far my iphone 4's battery life exceeds the infuses.

That being said, I think the smartphone manufacturers should start focusing on developing better batteries instead of making the phones more powerful.
I agree. I came from an iPhone 4 and I remember the battery life being bettering on the iPhone. Maybe I was expecting too much after reading reviews, but they all talked about the good battery life. I guess my estimation of light/heavy use is not the same as the websites doing reviews.
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Miserable, unacceptable. it SUCKS! After charging the darn thang all nite it starts showing messages about 'low battery' by about 2pm - no heavy use of the phone or the web. That is plain old UNACCEPTABLE.

Samsung screwed up badly and Infuse is not a phone I'd recommend. For a smart-phone that's pretty dumb.
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While researching Infuse before buying it I read somewhere that the battery had a stand-by time of 2-3 days and enough brawn/balls to last all day.

I'd like kick that jack-ass who wrote that review - must be someone who either works for AT&T or Samsung.
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Battery life is not that good here either. I have tried to extend it by cutting "BOTH" map/gps's (At&T and Google's) also kicking the wifi off to only when I want it on. Google sync is always running and several At&T apps which you cannot disable or uninstall.

I have no other phone to compare to since this is my first cell phone.
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I would like to hear from people that have other android phones to compare it to. I dont have an infuse yet. I'm still using my evo. But with the evo I learned very quickly to keep wifi, 4g,gps off unless I'm using them. I think with these things off you should be able to make it for the while day. I always keep my screen as bright as it can get. I won't look at a dark screen all day like some of my smart phone friends.

I'm sure an extended battery will be out soon.
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I can from an iphone 4, and this phone is horrible. In the past 5hrs while I've been at work and the phone has been in my locker, I've dropped about 35-40% battery life, while sleeping. I don't know if its a crappy battery or if its some sort of power/memory leak. I am seriously considering returning the phone, only problem I'd that with att, there really isn't anything else good to go to. So im not sure whats going to happen.

Had anyone contacted Samsung? I wonder if they're aware and admitting android issue and whether or not it can be fixed through a rom flash. Its a beautiful phone, but I am seriously dissatisfied.
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I lol'd at this thread it's either Samsung or all android phones, but going all the way back to the Moment I owned to the Evo to the Captivate the battery has always died faster than my iPhones. However, the battery life is not hopeless if you avoid wifi, 4g, gps, live wallpapers, high brightness, web browsing, playing games and watching videos.
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I lol'd at this thread it's either Samsung or all android phones, but going all the way back to the Moment I owned to the Evo to the Captivate the battery has always died faster than my iPhones. However, the battery life is not hopeless if you avoid wifi, 4g, gps, live wallpapers, high brightness, web browsing, playing games and watching videos.
iPhone 4 owner here, still waiting on a droid phone to replace it with. Hate apple but iPhone is best phone I have used to date. Got up today my iPhone was at 97%, took off on my motorcycle at around 11ish used it all day to text buddies to ride with, make calls, gps while searching back roads to see the best routes etc. It's now 11:29pm and i have used it to update Facebook, read forums and surf the web. Still at 59%

Whoever says the iPhone battery sucks I lol at. Was looking into infuse but like the atrix so far I've been let down. Booooooo

I really hope this is a minor flaw
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How many of you experiencing poor battery life have some sort of lockscreen widget? I turned off widgetlocker, and my battery has been at 17% for the past hour and a half. Hasn't dropped 1%
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Not only does my battery run down ridiculously fast, but...

(all setting tweaked to preserve battery and obsessively turning off active apps via task manager - no widgets, screen on lowest setting, wifi and data off when not absolutely necessary, location services/GPS always off, all syncing off, etc.),

...it takes roughly 3.5 hours to charge back up from a wall outlet while being turned off the whole time???!!!!!! WTF???!!!

I cycled the battery at least 4 times and no sign of improvement. I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one. Has anybody seen any extended batteries, because I really want to like this phone, but I will go back to the tiny iphone 4 screen before my 30 days if this isn't remedied by then.
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I have the same problem too...Its taking a lot of time to get to 100% even with wall charger....car charging is useless, forget about it...When unplugged from wall, the charge is dropping fast even with the screen off..I observed that it is dropping fast from 100% to 30 % and it drops slower from 30% to 10%...There is some pattern that I am unable to find out...or am I having a defective battery because I heard some really good reviews about the battery..
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Uh, time to rehash some common info. Android has the weakest battery life of all popular phone OSes. That means BlackBerry, Apple, and Nokia all have better battery life. It's the pitfall of an open system which makes optimization harder. The reviews online only compare the Infuse to other Android phones, and especially against HTC which is known for having the weakest battery life, the battery life is considered much better.
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Well, I might not be getting the best battery life, but turning off the lockscreen Widgets has made a big difference. I still currently have a call blocker, cpu/battery monitor and juicedefender running in the background and have been pretty much all day since I unplugged the phone around noon. And I still have 83% battery life left. The phone hasn't been used heavily today, but yesterday, in a few hours, I lost over half the battery while in sleep mode. So at least for me, I found a major drain, which was widgetlocker.

Its not perfect, but im happy. It is a great phone and I would have been disappointed to have to give it up because of a weak battery.
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Well, I might not be getting the best battery life, but turning off the lockscreen Widgets has made a big difference. I still currently have a call blocker, cpu/battery monitor and juicedefender running in the background and have been pretty much all day since I unplugged the phone around noon. And I still have 83% battery life left. The phone hasn't been used heavily today, but yesterday, in a few hours, I lost over half the battery while in sleep mode. So at least for me, I found a major drain, which was widgetlocker.

Its not perfect, but im happy. It is a great phone and I would have been disappointed to have to give it up because of a weak battery.

what is this "widgetlocker" and how do I find it? I have disabled all widgets except for a battery percentage widget which doesn't seem to take up too much battery... any help would be appreciated!
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well, im not too happy again. my battery today seems to be draining a little too fast.

i unplugged it around 10am, and right now its at 78%. and all i did was a 20min run of angry birds. one thing i noticed, whenever you close out a program by hitting the home, button, the app stays open in the backgorund. if you go to the task manager, all the apps you had opened, are still running. when i tapped on angry birds, the game opened right up like i had paused it.


i also read about a flaw in facebook causing a battery drain and the inability to turn off notifications. although this thread was 5mo old, but it was surrounding 2.2, which is what the infuse is running.

im going to uninstall facebook and see if that makes a difference.
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I have been using my Inspire 4g for the past two months and have been frustrated with battery life as well. Found some really good tips, so would like to share.

This app will plot the battery use (give it a day to gather data)

Juice Plotter (FREE)

This Widget allows you to kill apps with one click

Android Booster

This app will kill automatically tasks behind the scene, upon waking

Automatic task killer

Note: if you are an HTC user, stop syncing with the HTC Hub that was draining my battery the most.
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I fixed my sleep mode battery drain. A big thanks to the app systempanel and the dev for his help. Within the program I was able to see what was using the cpu the most, and with his help I found out one of my issues was an app constantly linked to the accelerometer.

Just so happens I had installed screenshot it, which is activated by shaking the phone. I uninstalled it and the system process completely stopped. So I apologize to widgetlocker, it was never a problem. I misdiagnosed.

But I suggest if you are having a big drain, install systempanel and let it follow your system to see were the usage is going.
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I found the problem even when charging the phone takes too long,
The real problem was 4g always on, this suck battery so darn fast.
So to charge the phone you need to turn off the 4g but of course you wont received any email and so, unless you are on wifi, heres how to do it easy just press and hold power button then deactivate "data network mode" and I even tried watching.movies on my memory card with the 4g off made hug, not tiny bit, but huge difference. Now we need to look for an App that will turn off 4g and only use 3g connection, as deactivating data network mode turn off data entirely including e edge. I'm going to call samsung 1800 samsung
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Doesn't juicedefender turn off the radio when the phone is in sleep mode?
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The problen is not the infuse, I the problem is the owner of the infuse 4g, off course when you got the infuse what is the first thing you did? Play with it, never let the screen turn off because off course we are so exited with this new thing, that's why it's draining so fast,we never let the phone down because we are downloading apps, customizing it, changing ringtone, setting up email, so off course it will drain fast, but after all customizing is done and we use it normally as out old phone, you can see it will kat a day or so.
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The problen is not the infuse, I the problem is the owner of the infuse 4g, off course when you got the infuse what is the first thing you did? Play with it, never let the screen turn off because off course we are so exited with this new thing, that's why it's draining so fast,we never let the phone down because we are downloading apps, customizing it, changing ringtone, setting up email, so off course it will drain fast, but after all customizing is done and we use it normally as out old phone, you can see it will kat a day or so.
You are correct and wrong also. As I posted in another thread, the problems I had was that there were processes running in the background 24hrs a day, including while in sleep mode. I fixed the leak and now I get great battery life. The infuse is officially the best phone I have ever had. Its has one of the largest screens but is also light and thin. It is complemented perfectly by my casemate barely there.
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I got my phone less than a week ago. It is pretty much stock out of the box. I did change some settings, but I have not added any apps. The battery life has been good. Don't have a number of hours, but it has certainly been over a day and it hasn't died yet. It is in the yellow area now, and I don't think I would go off without some means to recharge it in case it goes down quickly. I am not a heavy user, but I have not disabled anything as far as network or GPS. I've made and received a few calls, a little web surfing, navigated one short trip, have an alarm set to go off every day, maybe some other things I don't remember, and I don't know what else the phone is doing on its own. The brightness is set to automatic. Screen timeout is set to 2 minutes. And the phone is set to power saving. I don't expect this level of battery usage to continue as I add apps. If the battery claims are based on a stock unit then it explains why I have seen good battery life.

Edit: App. 3 hours after my original post the phone is still working. It hasn't been used, except to be waiting for a call, connecting to my wifi, etc, and I don't know how much longer it would last, but I did wake it up and check to see if I missed a call.
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I waited for this phone to come out and I love almost everything about it. The worst part of the phone is the battery life. Whether it is on low resolution or auto-brightness the battery life is poor. It is worse thn my iPhone4 in that way (but superior in many others). It's the price we must pay for a Super AMOLED Plus. The Atrix is just as bad and a disappointment, even after two SW releases. The Inspire battery is a bit better but that's the only leverage it had. The reality is the only SP with real-life battery power is a Blackberry. Sad but true.
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Several things contribute to the battery life. The larger screen is one and, of course, all the widgets and apps you might have on or those live wallpapers. I came from an iPhone 3G and am extremely happy with the Infuse. An essential app to install, though, is the JuiceDefender Beta (free) or Plus. You'll be amazed at how much your battery life will improve. I go through a regular day with wifi, GPS, Bluetooth and streaming music on and off and the battery is still at 60% after 17 hours of regular usage.
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I purchased my phone in mid May and battery was good for about a week or two.
It actually held for about 2 days without a problem.
After that battery life went really bad.
Right now I charge it the whole night and after only few phone calls battery drops by half before noon.
This is really frustrating.
Did anybody call Samsung with warranty complain?
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I've had my infuse for about 2 months and my phone is still lasting at lease 16 hours( with extreme heavy use) I can make it at least 24 hours on a work day without charging. If you are experiencing problems like that make sure you use your task manager, an if you use the Facebook widget the newest update(1.6) causes the widget to refresh constantly, Draining battery life. I utilize a ton of Widgets, live wallpaper AND have widget locker running at all times and love the battery life compared to iPhone 3gs. The app egidio suggested is a great batterysaver as well. Maybe your battery is no good. Try going into the store let them know the problem and try and get a new battery.
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I had an evo before my infuse and i have had great battery life with mine. i have a live wallpaper and use games and web browsing. I don't use advanced task killer and no one should if they have froyo on their device it hurts more than helps i swear!
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I've had the phone for three days -- still working on first charge with 38 percent remaining after 48 hours of use. A couple of notes, though. Most of my aps do not use battery power unless they are on (some leak juice in stand-by mode); i use wi-fi where I can -- as it seems to use less power than the 3G or 4G networks (central Alabama -- means 3 G until 2020). Key seems to carefully manage aps, some of which are power drains. If you can keep them under control, 3 days of good use should be possible. If you're a big app user -- then a nightly charge is likely to be part of the routine.
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problem I'm having is that even when hooked up to the charger the battery level still goes down, often...

The night before, keep it hooked up to the charger, use it throughout the day, occasionally disconnect a few times for 10-15min each, hook it back up.

The charger just doesn't seem to be able to deliver enough power to power the phone by itself, which is really a problem.

I needed the larger screen since I don't see as good as I used to, and I have no problem staying tethered to a charger most of the time, but damn, just sitting there on my table while I sleep (turned on of course so I can receive calls) and waking up to 30% less power than when I went to bed? Rediculous...

Not finding much of a pattern to when it is doing it too... all networking turned off (although I really need to be able to keep wifi on)...

Ugh...

They need to do better...

I feel like people are seeing all the junk China keeps dumping on our markets here which we keep buying up and other countries decide to sell all their crap to us cuz us stupid 'Mericans will buy anything these days. Like, we don't care about quality anymore, we care about "cheap"...

I'm all for inexpensive... but send the "cheap" to somewhere else...

(although, I will say this... I wish I had a nice 72" flatscreen with the same DPI as my phone's screen to hook up to my alienware XD )

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Old July 12th, 2011, 09:17 AM   #37 (permalink)
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Before the infuse, I had an iphone 3G S and then the iphone 4. Honestly, I forgot how the battery life was on my 3G S, but I would definitly say that thus far my iphone 4's battery life exceeds the infuses.

That being said, I think the smartphone manufacturers should start focusing on developing better batteries instead of making the phones more powerful.
And here lies the iOS vs Android debate...

Manufactures focus on features instead of battery life because these things we call phones are much less phones than they are mobile computing devices.

Going from iOS to Android, you must be aware that iOS largely protects its users from poor memory & battery management by locking down the OS and limiting the features your able to do on your phone. (Anyone that's hacked their iPhone can attest to this)

The problem I see with many users going from iOS to Android is that they don't understand this concept and immediately download all the awesome annimations, widgets, and apps they can get thier hands on the instant they get the phone....and then are upset when their phone craps out in less than 5 hours.

So yes, I agree with you in that it would be nice to see some focus put on the battery technology......but you can't ignore the user side of the equation too. As a user, you need to set your expectations realisticly. You need to understand that with every app / widget you install...for every feature you add to your phone, your making an equal sacrafice in battery life & memory managment.
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How many of you experiencing poor battery life have some sort of lockscreen widget? I turned off widgetlocker, and my battery has been at 17% for the past hour and a half. Hasn't dropped 1%
where is this widgetlocker located so I can help my battery life? Or is it something I need to download?
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Reading all of these posts about what they did to help, but I am a newbie and don't know where to find these widgetlockers and things to help my battery life. Please help!
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what is this "widgetlocker" and how do I find it? I have disabled all widgets except for a battery percentage widget which doesn't seem to take up too much battery... any help would be appreciated!

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Reading all of these posts about what they did to help, but I am a newbie and don't know where to find these widgetlockers and things to help my battery life. Please help!



Widgetlocker is a paid app that is only for aesthetics. It just makes you able to entirely personalize your lockscreen with widgets and more sliders. It doesn't do anything to improve battery life, some people claims that it drains their battery. I haven't had any problems so far. If you want a free app that helps preserve battery get juice defender!
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The battery life is actually not bad, I can get about 9 hours of IM & texting while at work. I have to do a few things. Make sure all non essential apps are not running including wifi or 3/4G. Depending on what I'm using. Turn the screen and volumes all the way low or off! I actually get about ten hours of use doing this provided the fon is still charged, I only let it get to 25% as well so... also
, battery life has improved since I have had it a month or so...
Make that about 11 hours, using 85% of the battery. Using wifi only, games, downloads, text and IM. GPS, 4G and movies and video suk battery the most, voice and games are next.
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after researching android battery life relentlessly, i finally found a solution that SUBSTANTIALLY increased my battery life. as you can see, i am new to this site, and a new android user - so if this solution has already been discussed, i apologize in advance.

anyway, i found the solution here: For Those With Battery Draining Issues - xda-developers

as the link states, there is a service that automatically boots at startup called "omadrmconfigservice" that supposedly checks for media hub theft more than 4 times per minute - even when your phone is "asleep" (no clue how juice defender impacts this, as i know it turns radios off while the phone is "asleep").

i found the above information pretty quickly - but finding an appropriate solution took some more searching/experimentation. you can go into settings > applications > running devices and tap the process to stop it, but it will restart every time you reboot your infuse, thereby forcing you to form a ritual every time you turn your phone on (which i am not fond of). the OP and several commenters suggest renaming/deleting several files, but all posts seem to be kind of vague at best, and also contradictory, about exactly how to keep the service from automatically booting on startup.

i'm not sure if the commenters were trying to say this, but i will say it much more succinctly. the way to stop the "omadrmconfigservice" process from automatically booting at startup is as follows:

1. have a rooted device
2. download/open titanium backup
3. go tot the "backup/restore" tab
4. find the file named "DRM content 2.2.1" and tap it
5. tap "freeze!"
6. find the file named "DRM content launcher 1.0" and tap it
7. tap "freeze!"

freezing these two files in titanium backup did the trick for me. no need to delete or rename anything, and if i should ever need the service to run again, i simply unfreeze the files in titanium (some people in the xda thread reported problems with stock media/video player and gallery - but it seemed like they deleted/renamed, instead of freezing - i have experienced NO such problems). i should mention that i had frozen the actual media hub bloatware application before i discovered that the "omadrmconfigservice" service was running all the time - i am not sure if it is necessary, but you might as well freeze the bloatware application too, since it seems as though no one really uses media hub.

immediately after freezing these 2 files and confirming that the "omadrmconfigservice" service was no longer automatically booting at startup (checked both before and after several reboots), i can confidently report that my battery life is SIGNIFICANTLY better without this service running all of the time. it would simply be too big of a coincidence for something else to have been putting such a heavy strain on my battery.

even if you are getting quality battery life already (i was getting between 12-16 hours with moderate use, 8-10 with heavy use - which i consider pretty good), this should help your battery life greatly. now that "omadrmconfigservice" doesn't run anymore, i seriously cannot kill this device no matter how hard i try.

hopefully this is helpful (and not repetitive) and can improve your samsung infuse experience! it definitely has improved mine!
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great phone...but wait for the attain.

battery life is better after tweaking a bit

going to try and write up what all i changed...it wasnt much
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^ i would be very happy with over 21 hours on this phone - do you know what your display time was, by any chance? i haven't gotten around to setting up screenshots quite yet, but i will try to post my stats when i get a chance to compile them (total time from 100% --> 1%, amount of time display was used, setting of display, etc.).

i would love to hear what you did to get 21+ hours, mr. ed. maybe with your tweaks and my solution in the post above yours, we can finally realize truly remarkable battery life!
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^ i would be very happy with over 21 hours on this phone - do you know what your display time was, by any chance? i haven't gotten around to setting up screenshots quite yet, but i will try to post my stats when i get a chance to compile them (total time from 100% --> 1%, amount of time display was used, setting of display, etc.).

i would love to hear what you did to get 21+ hours, mr. ed. maybe with your tweaks and my solution in the post above yours, we can finally realize truly remarkable battery life!
i want to say screen on was 9 hours. i will let you know next go around.....and that was with the media settings left intact btw.
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Wow, 21 hours of battery with 9 hours of display time?? Were you on the phone all day long, or was this over 2 days? I don't think my battery could even handle 9 hours of display time on a single charge. Please post your "tweaks," Mr. Ed! I am anxiously awaiting your response so I can make my battery life as good as possible on this phone!
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I read this thread before purchasing my phone and it made me nervous. But I shouldn't have been. I find the battery life on this phone to be great, lasting from morning to night with a 1/4 charge remaining, as long as you use good habits.

I came from a G1, so I know how to make a battery last. This phone's power options in the notifications bar make it really easy to keep BT, Wifi, and GPS off unless you are using them. And, when you're done with whatever you're doing, return to the home screen and press the side button to shut off the screen instead of waiting for it to time out.

Even in my honeymoon phase where I've got this phone out and I'm playing with it constantly, and I don't even have a charger at work yet... I easily get more than a day out of it. If you're thinking of buying this phone, it's not bad at all.
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How do you post a screenshot? I have a phone going on 20 hours with 64% left. Wanted to share. All I'm doing is using juice defender(free version). When I don't need the phone.
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There are a couple of methods..are you rooted?


I use shoot me from the market but you can find others by searching "screenshot"
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There are a couple of methods..are you rooted?


I use shoot me from the market but you can find others by searching "screenshot"
Yes, I am rooted. I can take the screenshot. Just having problems uploading them to this site. Can I do it through the app or do I need to be on my pc?
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