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Evo Battery Life after update today! 6/30

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by stonemsmj23, Jun 30, 2010.

  1. stonemsmj23

    stonemsmj23 Member
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    I updated my EVO this morning when I was prompted for the htc software update. my phone has been uncharged since 12:15 it is now 4:04 and my battery is on 59% Much better battery life. prior to the update if my phone was uncharged for 3 1/2 hours it would be on 20 - 25%. Thank you HTC.
     

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  2. 716griff

    716griff New Member
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    I agree. Mines is way better. Not sure if it was the CDMA settings or the charging trick, but all good now!
     
  3. chaucer498

    chaucer498 Active Member
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    Was your phone idle or were you actually using it non-stop?
     
  4. kantonaxtwoo

    kantonaxtwoo New Member
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    Mine has had great improvement. On idle the phone doesnt drain like it did before. I didnt think it was bad before the update but now it is noticeably better!
     
  5. phatchef

    phatchef New Member
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    How do I adjust the cdma settings? I looked at the email and was lost.
     
  6. dakidobf

    dakidobf Well-Known Member
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    Mine has improved as well. Its been off the charger since 1am, however i was asleep from 1-7. I would say I started using it at 7:30. 1 hour of music on the way to work, texting and tweeting and emailing throughout the day. Downloaded a few files. I'm at 16hours right now and still have 40% left.
     
  7. LearnIIBurn

    LearnIIBurn Well-Known Member
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    My battery life has improved too! I went back to stock to get this update just to see the buzz. So far I'm just gonna stick with stock. Cheers HTC for the fixes! Keep em coming and we'll have our EVO back in the flagship ranking.
     
  8. ovdevil

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    I unplugged mine at 8 am yesterday and with phones calls and web surfing it is now at 19% at 2:35 pm today.Me likey this.
     
  9. stonemsmj23

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    mine was idle, just texting, phone, however i have been using it around 5:35 it went to 9%
     
  10. Bagua

    Bagua Well-Known Member
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    Good battery life to begin with,now I get great battery life.
    1 day 8 hours 49 minutes since unplugged and 37% left.
    Since the last time I connected to the pc I have 51:33 up time and 4:19 awake.

    Normal use phone calls, text,BT and emails.

    Happy to hear the good news for everyone.
     
  11. RoboMonkey

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    Most battery life drain will be when the screen is on. What is your Display Up Time
    Out of 3 EVO's I had, mine was around 4 hours. I could leave the screens off and be playing music for 8 hours. I could leave it in phone mode for 1d 4hours.
     
  12. NeoEVO

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    It's totally unscientific but I was able to play six continuous hours of Robo Defense without the battery pop-up warning.
    :D
     
  13. Wrxdrunkie

    Wrxdrunkie Well-Known Member
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    My battery life has gotten better also. I leave 4g on all the time and am still going strong @ 5. I used to be on the charger by then.
     
  14. sitlet

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    Yep, I can actually get through a WHOLE day without charging. I never made it past 5pm before the update.
     
  15. AlChemist44

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    I updated on the first day by 7:30 AM. Noticed the battery lasted all day without a charge. Surfing the net, listing to IHeart Radio while at work, talking 20-30 minutes and texting. Not in a 4G area. Bluetooth, GPS and WiFi on at all times. Performed eyeball test on how fast and smooth the phone was, vast improvement. Co-workers have other Droids, BB and IPhones, they were impressed with my phone's speed. I was very pleased with my phone before but now I'm bragging to everyone.
     
  16. rjjr2531

    rjjr2531 Well-Known Member
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    im going on 10 hours now...and at 40%...
    -ive had wifi on entire time
    -watched youtube
    -listen to pandora
    -music player
    -browsed web
    -and texted

    ...i havent talked much
    ...normally at this point i would be around 15%
    ...very very impressed with update
     
  17. laney33

    laney33 Member
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    Noob question... how do I update my phone to make the battery last longer?
     
  18. laney33

    laney33 Member
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    Nm, I think I figured it out...
     
  19. Nearsite00

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    I've also noticed an improvement in my EVO's battery life (Version 002, and NO issues!). Use to go an entire day with normal usage, now can go even longer!
     
  20. BusaWizard

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    Mines shows improvment also went all day with out having to charge it.
     
  21. Engnrguy7

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    I updated around noon time yesterday and didn't see any change in my battery life. I have usually been getting 14-15 hours with light to moderate use. Is there some sort of reboot I should be doing?

    No matter how many tweeks I try I just can't get past the plateau of 14-15 hours of light to moderate use. How are people getting 2 days?

    What I do leave running:
    - Background data - I use gmail quite a bit so I can't turn this off.
    - TIKL
    - Fring for occasional incoming Skype calls
    - The weather channel app (NOT widget) since I live in NE and you jusy never know

    I use Timeriffic to toggle Bluetooth for drives to work and Wi-fi when I am home
    I use Advanced task killer set to auto-kill every 30 min and level is agressive
     
  22. gmanvbva

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    Phone *#*#4636#*#*
     
  23. abrookerhs

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    My battery is better, but when charging all night on the charger, I unplug and within 15 minutes Im at 93% then at 85% within 90 minute I dont do anything during those 90 minutes but unplug and get ready for work, and drive to work. I dont get it, but as a whole - the battery does great throughout the day....If I charge via USB cable to the computer or car charger, I dont lose that initial 15% for hours...
     
  24. TeamPEZ

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    So after I do this, what profiles do I need to change and to what?

    Thanks!
     
  25. archercc

    archercc Well-Known Member
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    Its been discussed that it cycles between charge and drain when on the charger and "full." So if you catch it after its fully charged then it lets it drain a bit before charging again instead of running a trickle to maintain the top battery level.
     
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