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Best ROM/Kernal for HEAVY Usage

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Jimbo_Slice, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. Jimbo_Slice

    Jimbo_Slice Well-Known Member
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    I am a real estate agent and use my phone constantly. I am using navigation, email, text, web and making/recieving 25+ calls a day. I need HELP!

    Right now I am rooted, but havent flashed the ROM or Kernal yet. What do you recommend? Right now I am having to keep a charger close by cause the battery is dead by noon.
     



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  2. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    try cm7 and tiamat sbc kernel. i was able to get 18-35 hours easy with moderate to heavy usage.

    but with cm7 you have to tinker with it a little.
    1.you will need to flash the gapps (google apps) file to get things like gmail and the market. gapps 8-22-2011 with Voicemail.apk
    2.you might need to do the GPS fix.
    3.see #1 to get sprint visual voice message on your phone
     
  3. hove131

    hove131 Well-Known Member

    What he said ! Cm7 and tiamat sbc ... awesome battery life
     
  4. badhabits727

    badhabits727 Well-Known Member

    If you still want the good looks, try mikg2.5 with more freedom kernel. I am a heavy user and get 8hr usually. Best option I can think of for you though, would be buy a car charger ;) plug it in when your driving. With your profession it should never drop below 50% that way :p
     
  5. takirb

    takirb Android Enthusiast

    I'd have to say Myn's Warm 2.2 RLS3 or 5 with a netarchy SBC kernel. It's a froyo ROM, and almost a year old, but i haven't been able to find a ROM/kernel combo to come close to comparison of the battery life i had on that.

    Most people go with AOSP and tiamat for good battery life. I didn't have the greatest experiences on AOSP (CM7), and the battery life was much better than stock, but still wouldn't last long at all if i actually "used" the phone. Battery drain while the phone was in use was pretty much the same as stock for me...
     
  6. cherubashe

    cherubashe Newbie

    What oc said. But add the v6 supercharger and 3g turbocharger scripts. That is what I run and I get 2 days of light use and 12 to 18 on heavy use.
     
  7. MizzouBrent

    MizzouBrent Android Expert

    I would agree that any aosp rom like cm7, deck our omgb would be good along with the tiamat or savagedzen kernel.
     
  8. Jimbo_Slice

    Jimbo_Slice Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    thanks for the advice, it is all a little confusing to me but will look at what you guys recommended.
     
  9. Jimbo_Slice

    Jimbo_Slice Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    I installed CM7 and tiamat, and now the phone is in a continuous loop showing the cyanogen MOD7 screen.
     
  10. MizzouBrent

    MizzouBrent Android Expert

    Please explain what you did when you flashed and what recovery you used
     
  11. Jimbo_Slice

    Jimbo_Slice Well-Known Member
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    installed CM7 from ZIP, rebooted phone, installed tiamat from zip, rebooted. recovered with revolutionary cwm.
     
  12. Jimbo_Slice

    Jimbo_Slice Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    i went back in and wiped all the data/cache/dalvik etc and now the install worked. Thanks for the heads up, will test this out.
     
  13. Jimbo_Slice

    Jimbo_Slice Well-Known Member
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    are these in the marketplace?
     
  14. badhabits727

    badhabits727 Well-Known Member

    They are scripts to download, and you run them using Script Manager from Market. a quick search here will find you the link
     

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