1. Jesse Pearson's Avatar
    I've had the 8.1 update since launch, and it seems today that my battery life is finally getting better (I have about 71% after 6 hours) on my 1020. Has anyone else noticed the battery life issue getting better?
    gouthamdatsme likes this.
    04-22-2014 09:22 PM
  2. gouthamdatsme's Avatar
    Yup. Mine is getting better day by day. Actually my battery is working perfect like before when its not connected to Wi-Fi. The battery drains fast only when its connected to Wi-Fi.
    04-22-2014 09:29 PM
  3. Jesse Pearson's Avatar
    Is your Wi-Fi- always on (like even when the screen's off), or do you have it set to turn off?
    04-22-2014 09:33 PM
  4. Snazrael's Avatar
    I have also noticed improvements. First week or so I was considering doing a full reset, now its great again. It's like its learning how I use it and how to optimize. WP treats batteries like teeny newborns.
    Neo Nuke and Jesse Pearson like this.
    04-22-2014 09:38 PM
  5. dusann's Avatar
    I thought that i was only one, but in last two days my battery last longer. My WiFi is always on but I turned off Cortana.
    04-22-2014 09:49 PM
  6. mosi76's Avatar
    On my 925 I am at 29% at 1130pm. Been off the charger since about 830am. Pretty good I guess but my phone is locked up during the day so it gets very limited use
    04-22-2014 10:28 PM
  7. Wyn6's Avatar
    Getting better. I have 31% after being off of the charger for 13 hours (since 8:30AM). It reports I now have an estimated 5 hours left. That's short of the 20+ I WAS getting but better than the 14 from last week. I've only turned off WiFi Sense, but still keep WIFI on. (Lumia 925 T-Mobile).
    04-22-2014 11:03 PM
  8. psreloaded's Avatar
    Wifi Always on option is now permanent and cannot be toggled.
    04-23-2014 02:23 AM
  9. MyNL822's Avatar
    WiFi always on isn't permanent. You can turn WiFi off easily.
    04-23-2014 02:42 PM
  10. L Kapoor's Avatar
    WiFi always on isn't permanent. You can turn WiFi off easily.
    I guess psreloaded was talking about wifi turning off when the screen is off.
    04-23-2014 03:11 PM
  11. kehanra99's Avatar
    My battery has improved too, and I am not on my phone any less. I have WiFi on most of the day and I have Cortana off. I usually plug in at night after 15 hrs with 30-40% left.
    04-23-2014 03:14 PM
  12. c0br4's Avatar
    no improvment here :(
    04-23-2014 03:24 PM
  13. mary beth hale's Avatar
    Also updated on the first day and had terrible drain. The past 3 days have seen improvement and now battery life is back to normal. No idea why
    04-23-2014 03:26 PM
  14. MyNL822's Avatar
    and I have experienced this two, all last week my battery was just horrible. I couldn't do anything without killing the battery even with battery saver on, but now it seems to even out and I can play games and have it last till I go to sleep.
    04-23-2014 05:38 PM

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