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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by schr9091, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. schr9091

    schr9091 Android Enthusiast
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    I'm getting 4 hours
     



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  2. schr9091

    schr9091 Android Enthusiast
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  3. schr9091

    schr9091 Android Enthusiast
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    I mean 3 hours
     
  4. schr9091

    schr9091 Android Enthusiast
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    No 2 hours. 11 min
     
  5. schr9091

    schr9091 Android Enthusiast
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    Fixed my battery issue by installing red fx and it also boosted my 3g top
     
  6. kevincott

    kevincott Android Expert

    Obviously heavy users will drain batteries sooner, but I have gotten 4 days+ on 1 charge.

    I routinely check the stock task manager and close all apps when I put my phone to sleep.




    2. Battery life is at a premium (some people have to recharge every 12 hours)

    Turn off GPS, wi-fi, sync, Bluetooth as much as possible; there is a great stock widget for easy access.

    Watch for - apps that update too often (email), kill background apps, low signals, aftermarket batteries - all drain batteries.
    You can easily get 1-3 days from a battery charge if you’re careful.

    http://androidforums.com/galaxy-prevail-all-things-root/366397-battery-life.html#post2973864

     
  7. trenchkato

    trenchkato Android Enthusiast

    If you are on wifi alot you cant also set your wifi sleep policy to never.. but make sure when you leave wifi you turn it off..
     
  8. Lordvincent 90

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    I notice almost half of your drain is call related... (this thing makes phone calls too?! :eek::D) phone calls are hard on battery... Less calls = more life (text, email, smoke signal, Morse code... All easier on the battery) :p
     
  9. Roguefoxx

    Roguefoxx Android Enthusiast

    Oh, your battery life isn't up to par with that old flip phone? Welcome to the world of smartphones. Battery life isn't good with smartphones, buy a backup.
     
  10. schr9091

    schr9091 Android Enthusiast
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  11. schr9091

    schr9091 Android Enthusiast
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    All I did was install the red theme now my battery is lasting
     
  12. schr9091

    schr9091 Android Enthusiast
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    Well this prevail originally was a phone...
     
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  13. wetbiker7

    wetbiker7 Extreme Android User


    LMAO !!:banghead:
     
  14. jwh42000

    jwh42000 Android Enthusiast

    I make a lot of calls myself. Used CPU master pro
    Set screen off profile Max at 200
    Set in call profile to Max 400/min 320
    Even using my phone quite a bit but staying off internet battery lasts 2 days
    Running internet moderately still lasts all day
    Also running Red FX :)
     
  15. janu

    janu Lurker

    Dear friends I have been having the same issue in this thread since I bought my samsung galaxy s2 ... finally i found a application called JuiceDefender which is free on the market and now I get 12-14 hrs of battery life.

    Hope this helps....
     
  16. Topken

    Topken Well-Known Member

    I get 101 hours and 49 mins on standby with CTMod 3.4 without any extra apps that eat up bandwidth.
     
  17. DarkJedi

    DarkJedi Android Enthusiast

    I tend to hang around vegetable gardens so I can quickly dig up a potato or two and recharge my phone.

    If I'm unfortunate and can't find any potatoes, I then pull out my cordless drill and recharge my phone.

    If I'm too tired to dig up potatoes or to crank charge my phone, then I just say "piss on it".
     
  18. tivofool

    tivofool Well-Known Member

    Ya buy an extra battery off amazon for $6 and change if you are really concerned.
     
  19. 76ford90lx

    76ford90lx Guest

    I last about 2-3 days and I have most the battery killers running during that time such as WiFi, sync,GPS, maps is usually running, heavy phone calls, moderate to heavy texting and fairly heavy internet usage. The battery don't seem to get hot and gives me several days of use.
























































    :rolleyes:
    I keed I keed... :D my battery sucks lol
     
  20. Lordvincent 90

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    I was SOOOOOO about to call bs! Lol
     
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  21. Xruptor

    Xruptor Android Enthusiast

    I'm a terribly lazy person so I like apps or software that automatically do things for me. I've found that the majority of battery drain is WIFI and GPS and frequent constant use of 3G.

    To that end I've used battery saver apps from time to time and they've managed to make my phone battery last an entire day sometimes even in to the next day. It does this by turning off a lot of stuff you don't use while your phone is off. That way it conserves power and doesn't drain your battery. It will reactive these services when you are going to use it.

    The best one so far that is ABSOLUTELY FREE is Easy Battery Saver. Just look at the download count, ratings, and comments if you think I'm crazy.

    JuiceDefender - battery saver is okay but the free version is lacking. Easy Battery Saver gives you most of the options the paid version of Juice Defender has and actually performs better.

    Finally Battery Defender-Battery Saver is a great one as well I used for a long time. It's very simple and does exactly what you need if your looking for a minimalistic app. I've never had issues with it on the prevail.
     

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