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And the winner for the best battery saver app is...Tips

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  1. Wiesshund

    Wiesshund Well-Known Member


    i have tried just about every top rated battery saving app on the market.
    Even the almighty Juice Defender.

    Regardless of the savings they report, real life time says something else.

    I found i get the best battery life by reinstalling eco mode, having all items enabled except screen rotation lock, and setting it's threshold at 90%
    AND for some strange reason, leaving wifi ON always, which seems odd but.

    36 hours 1 charge, and i did use the phone even played some games.
    will test more to see if it is a fluke but i am thinking not.
    Most of those battery saver apps seem to wind up using the battery more than saving it.

    Anyone had similar results?

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  2. Trancenstuff

    Trancenstuff Active Member

    Am one of the few that kept eco saverwhenwe we were dropping all the bloatwear.. it has served it's purpose for me so far.. but I keep the threshold at 80% I always keep my WiFi on anyway because once I leave my WiFi areas it switches itself off anyway.
  3. animejoe69

    animejoe69 Well-Known Member

    i am getting an average of 32hrs taking it down to about 30% charge on my hydro. i have it rooted but havn't froze any apps, still running prety much stock. i do run battery hd pro and juice defender and have eco mode set at 40%.
    i make about 5 to 8 short calls a day and evan use wifi tether for about 20 to 45 minutesa day.
    so 2 days isn't bad for me but nothing like my old dumb phone, i could go all week on a charge
  4. nerys

    nerys Well-Known Member

    oh really? I am curious now what wifi tether are you using for the hydro?
  5. animejoe69

    animejoe69 Well-Known Member

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  6. nerys

    nerys Well-Known Member

    OH the regular wifi tether. Sweet.

    specific settings ? or just auto and go? (gonna go get it right now pop will like that :)
  7. animejoe69

    animejoe69 Well-Known Member

    i just installed and ran it but now i've changed the settings to braodcast the same as my home wifi
  8. nerys

    nerys Well-Known Member

    its not working. tether starts. the laptop connects but says no internet connection available. when I try to load a site I get data transfer and I see the 3g icons go but no access.

    I have tried auto and generic and ics/jb to no avail. what options are you selecting?
  9. animejoe69

    animejoe69 Well-Known Member


    i had a little trouble at first but just keep trying it will pick up and run.
    u may have to change the channel too
  10. nerys

    nerys Well-Known Member

    I would rather just use your working settings than spend an hour messing with settings :) hehe

    ie what profile are you using ?

    Never mind. ID 10 T error IE I am a MORON. I have no SERVICE on this phone I have not "ACTIVATED" it on my pops account yet. DUH!

    man I feel dumb.
  11. animejoe69

    animejoe69 Well-Known Member

    it's always the little things that give us the most trouble
  12. animejoe69

    animejoe69 Well-Known Member

    so did u get tether working ok?
  13. nerys

    nerys Well-Known Member

    I can't possibly know until I activate the phone on an account :) hehe
  14. Anubis2k3

    Anubis2k3 Member

    Any way to post apk for me? I wanna see if I can port it to my phone. Can't find it on the market, must be device specific.
  15. animejoe69

    animejoe69 Well-Known Member

    do you meen "wifi tether for root" or "clockworkmod tether"?
    wifi tether is in play store don't remember where cwm is but i could email it to you.

    just found cwm tether in playstore,but it's NOT compatable with boost hydro. you have to go to the website to download the ".apk" and the pc program as it is a "2 part" deal.

    and for wifi tether for root go to
    this is compatable with the hydro so you just download and run it
  16. Anubis2k3

    Anubis2k3 Member

    No I meant for someone to pull the apk for eco mode (which is what this thread is about, is it not? :p) from their hydro and post it for me.
  17. animejoe69

    animejoe69 Well-Known Member

  18. Anubis2k3

    Anubis2k3 Member

    I'm trying to get it on a HTC rezound. Or try to incorporate it into roms some how. Sent you a pm.
  19. DroidRoot

    DroidRoot Member

    Sorry guys but DS battery saver pro IS the best.I've tested it on my hydro and prevail...hydro went from 5 hours on a full charge to 24 hours on a full charge...it puts your phone in a deep sleep and turns off All apps and wifi and data.you can make a white list and it still receives calls in deep sleep mode.I have tried every app..and CPU profiles..this app is king.I've also tried eco mode that comes with the phone and its trash...this is the only true battery saving app I've found..Your welcome people.
    Oh I forgot to say,it doesn't slow down or effect the normal use of your phone in any way..glad I could be apart of the family.
  20. animejoe69

    animejoe69 Well-Known Member

    if you are only getting up to 24hrs on a charge WHAT ARE YOU RUNNING IN THE BACKGROUND AND WHAT ARE YOU USEING YOUR PHONE FOR.
    in my fisrt post here i am getting an average of 32hrs on a charge and it is consistant i've been getting that for over a month.
    so you may want to rethink your batt app
  21. nerys

    nerys Well-Known Member

    first its a $1.29 BUY IT you cheapskate :) second please remove that URL. that is a warez link and not appropriate to post it publicly.

    the hydro definitely does NOT get 24 hours if you use it much :) willing to give it a go and see what happens :)

    but overall the battery life for the hydro really is not that bad (I have the eco thing set pretty aggressive on pops phone)

    he has not complained about it yet.
  22. animejoe69

    animejoe69 Well-Known Member

    i was getting 18 to 24hrs on a charge right out of the box. i don't know what some people are useing there phones for that they only get a few hrs unless they are playing BIG games or movies on their phone but i don't think a phone would be that well suited as a major gamming system.

    :call2: i allways thought you got a phone to use as a phone
  23. DroidRoot

    DroidRoot Member

    Well hot dog,hmm drafts...my phone battery must blow balls then because I don't run anything big besides tiny village on this hydro.I also have maximum multitasking mod and v6,but the minfrees are set high.I need to reevaluate my tactics..
  24. mavin

    mavin New Member

  25. hydrojay60

    hydrojay60 New Member

    I downloaded Dolphin companion and browser and it seems to work well to keep battery to a minimum.

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