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#31 +Brando212

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Posted 26 December 2012 - 17:48

Intrinsica, go to that xda link, he provides the apk for the pro trial right there, so you don't have to enter any bank details into the play store


#32 Order_66

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Posted 26 December 2012 - 17:48

The best way to get better battery life without using a separate app is to just root your phone then find a good custom ROM and be done with it.
I'm using an international galaxy note with cyanogenmod nightly and I get 2 days between charges.

#33 TheLegendOfMart

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Posted 26 December 2012 - 17:49

Deep Sleep that is built into Android is good enough for me, just make sure you don't have any apps configured to cause a wake lock and you should be good to go, you don't need to buy extra apps. I have Galaxy Note that can go for at least 24-48 hours without charging even with massive screen.

#34 Growled

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Posted 26 December 2012 - 23:29

Deep Sleep that is built into Android is good enough for me, just make sure you don't have any apps configured to cause a wake lock and you should be good to go, you don't need to buy extra apps. I have Galaxy Note that can go for at least 24-48 hours without charging even with massive screen.


But doesn't that phone have like a laptop size battery in there?

#35 Jason S.

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 21:37

Deep Sleep that is built into Android is good enough for me, just make sure you don't have any apps configured to cause a wake lock and you should be good to go, you don't need to buy extra apps. I have Galaxy Note that can go for at least 24-48 hours without charging even with massive screen.

How does one make sure they dont have any apps configured to cause a wake lock?

I've got the Rezound as well and I can get some great battery life on it. Not sure if you run custom roms, but if you are rooted, one trick you can do is get SetCPU and create a profile to seriously underclock the cpu when the screen is off as you probably don't have much of a need to get things done quickly when the screen is off.

my phone is completely stock. For some reason, today, my battery is <15% after 9hrs. i havent even used the phone today, aside to look at a couple emails.

#36 zeta_immersion

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 21:52

I get the same thing with CM10.1 aka 4.2.1 without tewaks ... think it is called deep speep ...

also keeping your phone screen off helps a lot

#37 Raa

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 22:01

I've used JuiceDefender since getting my phone and find that's helped me well enough. :)

#38 AJerman

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 22:06

How does one make sure they dont have any apps configured to cause a wake lock?


I use BetterBatteryStats to monitor wake locks.

#39 Jason S.

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Posted 04 January 2013 - 13:47

I use BetterBatteryStats to monitor wake locks.

i use that too, but what do i do after monitoring?

#40 OP Pupik

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 11:02

i use that too, but what do i do after monitoring?

Check what process wakes up the phone the most and see if you need it. If not, disable/uninstall it.

#41 Hardcore Til I Die

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 11:54

I just don't understand you people. How does this ruin it for you? Don't want it to shutdown your twitter app? Just white list it and let it run in the background, draining your battery while twitter itself is configured to sync every 30 minutes by default if you haven't changed it. Leave the better option of this application turning the twitter application off while the screen is off and then let it turn it back on ONLY when it's time for the sync function to be executed :rolleyes:


I'd rather leave everything on and still have acceptable battery life - like with my iPhone 5. WiFi and Bluetooth on all the time, and push notifications enabled for every app. Battery easily lasts the entire day.

#42 Jason S.

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 18:02

Check what process wakes up the phone the most and see if you need it. If not, disable/uninstall it.

i just checked my phone - in BBS, i chose "partial wakelocks" and "since unplugged". it says the top 2 offenders are "AlarmManager" and "SyncLoopWakeLock" taking 8.4% and 5%. Im not sure what these really are. i assume the latter has to do w/ syncing email and the like.

if i change to "Kernel Wakelock" and "since unplugged" it shows - "vbus_present" and "battery_daemon" taking 45.7% and 45.7%. Anyone know what these mean?

#43 Gaffney

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 18:09

My HTC 8X can last 2-3 days when location services and data connection are turned off but leaving the wifi on so e-mails or any other notification can get through.

#44 brn

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 18:18

I use to have JuiceDefender, but battery life was WORSE when the screen came back on. I mean, I literally saw my battery level drop blocks at a time for no reason. Therefore, I'm hesitant to try more of these things. However, I do use CPU profiles to automatically underclock the CPU when the phone is asleep. I could probably get more juice if I disabled WiFI/GPS/syncing, but then I wouldn't be using a smartphone anymore...

#45 Sir Topham Hatt

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 21:21

I used to use JuiceDefender but decided it wasn't that great. I found when turning the screen on, sometimes it too a while for JD to turn the 3G back on.
Since un-installing I haven't actually noticed any difference, my battery still lasts about 2 days.

I like the idea of my phone disabling everything when the screen is off, then every hour, 30 mins or so, checking and syncing everything.

I might give this a go :)

Seems some of the permissions are strange. It needs permission to make a phone call?