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Support 3.5mm jack Drains Battery?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Bunniu, Sep 2, 2010.

  1. Bunniu

    Bunniu New Member
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    So i just got my droidx yesterday, fully charged, configured the alarm before i went to bed, and plugged the externally powered speakers above my bed into the droid.


    Wake-up, no alarm, phones battery is dead. :thinking:

    Today, ive applied the power settings under the tips and tricks here. But really? Whole battery in under 12 hours from just merely having the 3.5mm jack plugged in?
     

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  2. dennygreen

    dennygreen Well-Known Member
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    I doubt its just from having the headphones plugged in. I have headphones plugged in for 8+ hours a day and I still have between 50 and 70% left when I get off of work. Right now its 10:45 and im at 40% even though I've used it a bunch since I got home. It is sort of frustrating that changing a few settings here and there can destroy your battery life though. Even after having mine for a couple months I had unusually bad battery life yesterday apparently because I changed some stuff in doggcatcher that I really didn't think would make much if a difference. Changed them back and im back to normal. Also the battery will get alot better after the first few charges.
     

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