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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by asfastpitch2009, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. asfastpitch2009

    asfastpitch2009 Well-Known Member
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    does anyone else's battery go from 100% to 90% really fast? mine does even after the update a couple weeks ago. i didn't know if it was just my phone. i charge it fully then after a few text messages it's on 90%. GPS is disabled, battery saver mode enabled, brightness 20%, social apps sync over wifi only and that is never turned on.. just wondering what was up?
     

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  2. Lancedroid

    Lancedroid Active Member
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    Mine does this too.
     
  3. caveritt

    caveritt Well-Known Member
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    Just got my DX yesterday and I am very disappointed in the battery performance. I find it silly that we have to turn everything off just so we can use the phone past noon.
     
  4. GoNe2heLL

    GoNe2heLL Well-Known Member
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    It goes

    100 to 90
    90 to 80

    Etc...you might be at 95% but it will still show 90%
     
  5. GoNe2heLL

    GoNe2heLL Well-Known Member
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    It goes

    100 to 90
    90 to 80

    Etc...you might be at 95% but it will still show 90%
     
  6. OrderFromChaos

    OrderFromChaos Well-Known Member
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    You have to give it time. Since you only got the phone yesterday don't expect god battery life until you get a couple charge cycles in. Plus, most of the widgets that display the battery percentage only show 10% decrements so it might display 80% but be higher as previous mentioned.
     
  7. john0821

    john0821 Well-Known Member
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    I had poor battery management in the beginning as well. First, I set my battery management to "battery smart mode."

    Then I went into every app and adjusted the settings/preferences and set refresh/update manual refresh or once/day update. The only apps that I have refresh hourly are emails/messages (hourly), sports ticker (2 hours), and weather (2 hours). I also set everything to update via network and not GPS.

    The last thing I do is use Advanced Task Killer. I force kill apps that I know to be memory hogs, memory leaks, or are buggy (such as Facebook). With Advanced Task Killer, it is a must not to have it auto-kill (set this to 'disable' to only manual kill). Then uncheck apps that you want to ignore or continue to run. I only use ATK when the phone is laggy or if there is a buggy app. You do not need to continuously kill apps since they are in sleep mode.
     

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