03-22-2013 02:21 PM
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  1. RZaakir's Avatar
    Hi everyone,

    Long time reader, first time forum participant. Had a Lumia 920 since the first weekend of availability.

    I had middling battery life when I first got my phone, but I made a few adjustments and now easily get 24 - 36 hours on average from the phone with LTE, WiFi, Location, and NFC all enabled. Even when listening to 5 or 6 hours of music, doing maybe an hour of LTE web browsing, another hour or so on WiFi (the device is on WiFi between 12 and 18 hours per day), taking maybe 5 or 6 pictures, and some interaction with Facebook or Twitter on average every 15 mins (both standalone apps installed). Here is what I did:

    • Used the Outlook option to configure Gmail (getting around the Gmail IMAP bug that was keeping the radio busy)
    • Made sure that no email account was doing real-time ("as items arrive") sync. I have 4 accounts: 2 gmail, 1 hotmail, 1 exchange. 3 are set to pull email every hour and the fourth is set to pull every day.
    • Set my brightness on "Low" then set it for automatic mode


    The second adjustment was by FAR the biggest difference maker. I haven't noticed much of a difference with Portico but I'm more than happy with the battery as is.
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    Last edited by RZaakir; 12-25-2012 at 09:03 AM. Reason: Added screenshots
    TheXFather likes this.
    12-25-2012 09:01 AM
  2. Kristof Kulcsar's Avatar
    Do we know anything about this Portico update on other devices?
    12-25-2012 09:19 AM
  3. hdpinto's Avatar
    With heavy use today, heavy use being: Music for 4-5 hours straight, videos, facebook, games, texting and web browsing... 13 hours and still at 30%. Heavy use, battery drain is still only 5%/hr. Its insane! Yesterday my phone (L920) stayed at 100%-95% for 3 hours, and only down to 80% after 6 of light use. Microsoft really did a bang-up job on this update. Very happy.
    01-09-2013 08:50 PM
  4. kralikgabor's Avatar
    I played 5 min of Carcassone -15% battery, 30 min using wifi, -10% battery life. That sucks this way
    03-22-2013 02:21 PM
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