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  1. jdailey1981

    jdailey1981 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Do you turn your internet off to save battery? I started doing this and works great. I got the widget on my home page and turn it after use. Just a tip.
     

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  2. mhrebin

    mhrebin Well-Known Member

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    i never do and get more than 24 hours out of my battery with good use.
     
  3. smacky

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    I do, when I remember, which is most of the time. It's good practice.
     
  4. tdavis42

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    No but I have power everywhere I go so I really don't worry about battery. I might try it though, maybe.
     
  5. Ryobi

    Ryobi Banned

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    Do you turn off your car when going downhill? Worthless dribble.......
     
  6. MOS95B

    MOS95B Well-Known Member

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    What do you mean by "turn off internet"? The internet isn't something you can turn off. Your connection to the internet is

    I never turn on my WiFi. I don't want the radio looking for a connection when I'm not near one. Same with Bluetooth
     
  7. Bswartz95

    Bswartz95 Well-Known Member

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    Only if I'm in a place where the signal is weak.
     
  8. GrdLock

    GrdLock Well-Known Member

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    Nope. I shouldn't have to turn off the data connection, and turn it back on when I want to use it. It should always be on whenever I want it to be.

    I leave GPS and 3G always on. I don't have any issues with the battery lasting me a full day.
     
  9. Frisco

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    +1

    The 1750 is coming up on 2 days of normal (for me) usage with no charge, and the 1300 stock battery was fine for a whole day with 20% to spare, all with GPS, 3G and "the internet turned on." ;)
     
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    I turn my mobile network off at night and during work hours when I'm not using the phone. If I'm not using it, then why bother having it on. I very rarely use WIfi, just having it on drains my battery. I don't have any serious gripes about battery life, but I will eventually upgrade my battery.
     
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    OfTheDamned The Friendly Undead VIP Member

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    I am connected to way too much stuff to ever turn it off. 3G and GPS stay on for me 24/7.
     
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    Off at night and if im ever in a pinch with a low battery its the first thing to go. Huge impact.
     
  13. Bswartz95

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    I've downloaded a few more apps, which makes me nervous about keeping GPS on all the time. I always enable location by the network. I usually toggle GPS on if I need to use Google Maps though.
     
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    Just because of this thread, I'm going to try keeping GPS on to see if it makes much difference on battery life. Theoretically, there's no transmitter to a GPS, only a receiver, so the usage should be as much as wifi, 3G, etc. Just a little processing power to compute your location based on passive interception of the satellite signals.
     
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    OfTheDamned The Friendly Undead VIP Member

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    The only real difference is that leaving wifi on actually will drain your battery if it is not connected. It will be trying to find a signal constantly and that search will suck the battery dry pretty fast.♠
     
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    +1
     
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    I think it has a button on it somewhere to turn it off. You might need to ask the Internet Elders. But I don't...

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  19. GrdLock

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    Actually this is the internet:

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    On a side note though, what's the point in turning off your mobile network at night, etc? I mean yeah it only takes a second to turn the toggle off, but why do you care? Especially if your phone's plugged in and charging at night. It's not going to hurt or change anything if you leave it on.

    That seems like going outside and turning off the water mane going into my house when I'm not using the sink or taking a shower.
     
  20. Frisco

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    Wow, you guys must have googled "the internet."

    [edit] lol
     
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    OfTheDamned The Friendly Undead VIP Member

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    You are all very confused. Here is some history for you.

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  22. DannyJd

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    I do use airplane mode twice a day. My commute to work takes me underground, where no signal is available. In an effort save a little juice, i shut off mobile connection before getting into the subway instead of having the phone search for a signal. I'm no doctor, but at least that what I think is happening.

    Also at night, before bed I put it on airplane mode as I'm not a fan of getting notifications of emails, facebook, etc. at all hours of the night. Even with the ringer off, the vibration on my nightstand is enough to wake me.
     
  23. pkopalek

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    He doesn't get enough credit for this incredible accomplishment.

    And his environmental work.

    But turning your Mobile network off saves tons of battery. But you might as well churn your own butter and use smoke signals, at that point. It's not 1824 here, people. The internet is the FUTURE! I leave it on, and charge my phone regularly.
     
  24. GrdLock

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    It wouldn't wake you up if you put the phone in silent mode. Then all your notifications/emails would already be there when you wake up instead of pushing through later.
     
  25. DannyJd

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    it would still vibrate though, no?
     

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