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  1. Gormogon

    Gormogon Member
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    Hello all,

    My dad just got a new HTC Desire, not being too technically blessed it has fallen upon me to be first line support as with every object which beeps.

    I've noticed that the battery runs down very quickly. I've read all the forums and seen that it is due to it a:being a new battery and b:GPRS being on.

    So, I can turn off GPRS, mobile networks w/e you want to call it but my dad may end up just not using the internet rather than faffing around in menus.

    I'm right in thinking theres a app which can simplify turning off Wi-Fi and GPRS? All I want to know is simply "What is the name of this app?" and that it's safe to use it?

    Thanks guys.

    Matt (on behalf of his dad)
     

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  2. shawn1224

    shawn1224 Ex CEO-DNPSEA foundation
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    Long press on home screen > widgets > power control widget

    There are other solutions in the market like extended controls and/or SwitchPro.
     
  3. Gormogon

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    Thanks for the reply, without meaning to sound cheap I thought there were free apps for this? Whats "killer app"?
     
  4. Szadzik

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    What is drawing power is probably one of the widgets: Facebook has been reported to do that on HTC Sense.
     
  5. Gormogon

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    It is the GPRS, figured out how to turn it on/off easily.

    Only issue now is now that my PC wont recognise it :(
     

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