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Phone service issues/battery life

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mtraina7, Dec 11, 2009.

  1. mtraina7

    mtraina7 Newbie
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    So like many of you I updated to 2.0.1 with promises of better battery life. After one full day of use I can see now that my battery life isn't improved as much as the phone allocates battery usage stats to different areas other than display. Yesterday my battery actually died BEFORE it usually does (this is post update mind you) and the usage stats told me that I used it mostly on Phone signal (keeping my phone service active when im in the subway). So it said to turn off the phone signal when you're in an area that can't get a signal to save battery life.

    Well..sounds like a plan, right? What about for those of us that use a bluetooth headset for music? I can't turn off my phone service without also turning off my bluetooth via "Airplane Mode." Does anyone know of a way to turn one off without the other. My motorola Q could do it...please tell me my big bad droid can do it too...

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  2. bthoward

    bthoward Well-Known Member

    I've not tried it as I don't have the need to do what you're speaking of but some had done something similar with WiFi. Its not the best but they put things into Airplane mode and shut off all radios then after that go in and turn on WiFi (in your case bluetooth). Give that a try and see how it treats ya.
  3. mtraina7

    mtraina7 Newbie
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    yea but once you're in airplane mode it won't let you enbable bluetooth. the wifi option is available but not BT

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The Motorola Droid release date was November 2009. Features and Specs include a 3.7" inch screen, 5MP camera, 256GB RAM, processor, and 1400mAh battery.

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