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Droid X Horrible Battery Life

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by SergD94, Aug 8, 2010.

  1. SergD94

    SergD94 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    HELP ME. i just got my droid x a few days ago and i love it but i cant stand the battery. it just doesnt last me a whole day. and the display, 57%!?!?!?!??! are you kidding me?! wow. can someone give me tips on how to tweak settings and apps to download to make this better. also i heard that advanced task killer can actually be good if you use it as a widget? should i get an 1800mAh battery? someone help me im really pissed
     


  2. dullard

    dullard Lurker

    I'm new to Android, but have been learning. I have chosen to stay away from app killers and just tweak the heck out of as many settings as possible. The next OS update has a Force Stop option built-in for applications. Probably the most important thing I did for batery life was to initially use my X until it shut itself off. Then I recharged it overnight without disturbing it. Then I did that again, letting it shut itself off. Battery life improved noticeably. Experienced forum members please correct this if inaccurate. Good luck!
     
  3. Dullard gave some good advice. If you use the facebook app, I'd also advise that you update it if you haven't already done so. A recent update to the facebook app has been shown to have a problem draining batteries on Android devices. This was promptly fixed, so I suggest you check that out as well.
     
  4. SergD94

    SergD94 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    ok another thing is that when i first got it i didnt charge it til it was fully charged i just started using it right out of the box cuz thats what verizon told me to do. does it really make a difference what you do? also how do you make it go dark? i heard that somewhere.
     
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