I thought things would improve after dealing with the sleep issue I posted about in the other thread, but it still isn't great. I would appreciate any additional tips on top of what I'm doing now, and maybe someone else can find something in the things I'm already trying. Solid black background, so the amoled screen has fewer pixels to illuminate Screen timeout at 15 seconds Auto brightness off, reduced to lowest setting, same for default browser 4G off (not even close to my state, much less city) GPS off Wifi off Bluetooth off Auto sync off Background data off Vibrate off Haptic feedback off Audible touchtones off Audible selection off Animation off Power saver on Keyboard timeout 3 seconds Neither wireless networks nor GPS set to determine location Manual email updates, no polling Power control widget to make sure the gps/wifi/bluetooth stay off Program monitor widget to make sure nothing is running and using battery Battery monitor app from market to shortcut to Battery usage, Sys battery info, Sys battery usage, Phone test info (I think more or less what Spare Parts shows) my phone is sleeping, checked in battery history zero time without signal, checked in battery usage No news widgets or any sort of rss. I don't use social networks, facebook and twitter apps not even on any screen. I would like to know if 3G can be toggled off, and if there is any battery conditioning I can do. The phone is currently as bland, dumb, and blind as I know how to make it. I will wait to decide until the end of the grace period for returning the phone, but it isn't looking great so far.