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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by louslugger, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. louslugger

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    I've had the Inspire for over a week now and the battery life up until today has been less than impressive. Yesterday I let it die completely and then charged the phone while off. When I went to bed I left it plugged in but turned it on. I took it off the charger at 5:30am and as of 11:00pm and I still have 10% left with moderate to heavy use. The day before I took it off at 8am and it was about to die by 7pm. Does charging the battery with the phone off make that much of a difference or did something else happen? I love the phone but up until today the battery was killing me.
     

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    yes it makes a dramatic difference. If you look in the battery thread you will see I have been doing it this way and I get 15+ hours and others now are doing it and improving battery life
     
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    More than likely what's really happening is when you allow the battery to fully discharge, you're forcing the software in the phone to calibrate the battery gauge.
     
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    +1

    Considered "calibrating" the device to the battery, by some users.

    Done a few times over several charging cycles can make the battery meter, and any battery monitoring apps/widgets, a bit more accurate.
     
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    I think its definitely part of the equation
     

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