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  1. Vindies37's Avatar
    Battery life is awesome! Running for 20 hrs with 60% left... That update just nailed it!
    05-15-2014 06:24 PM
  2. thepolicecall911fordetails's Avatar
    Ok, starting to worry....the bar has not moved for the last 5 mins....
    Update complete, the update has increase the battery life on the phone. You don't need to reset anything, it just takes a while to update. It will seem like the progress bar is stuck but later in the update the progess bar will move very quickly.


    521
    05-15-2014 06:25 PM
  3. thepolicecall911fordetails's Avatar
    Update complete, the update has increased the battery life on the phone. You don't need to reset anything, it just takes a while to update. It will seem like the progress bar is stuck but later in the update the progess bar will move very quickly.


    521
    email wont sync....:( please help
    05-15-2014 06:32 PM
  4. chuckd1991's Avatar
    I had already changed the email sync to manual, and I don't have WhatsApp.
    05-15-2014 06:44 PM
  5. chuckd1991's Avatar
    Guess I'll just have to deal with it until Cyan.
    05-15-2014 06:47 PM
  6. rockstarzzz's Avatar
    I had already changed the email sync to manual, and I don't have WhatsApp.
    Don't see why you won't get good battery. With 8.0 I used to keep location off but today entire day I had location on and still came home after 11 hours with 51% battery left. I'm more than just impressed with this new update.
    05-15-2014 06:47 PM
  7. pankaj981's Avatar
    The issue with battery saver reporting wrong charge percentage still exists, it had been stuck on last charged back 1 hour ago status even after probably 5-6 soft resets, battery life hasn't improved either. Btw I'm on an unlocked Lumia 920
    05-15-2014 07:02 PM
  8. Jim Bob4's Avatar
    My battery life is definitely worse on my 521. It's very obvious.
    05-15-2014 07:05 PM
  9. pankaj981's Avatar
    Battery life is better on my Lumia 1020. I did a hard reset and also I noticed that the battery saver now shows internet explorer doesn't have background option toggle.

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    I've it on my phones
    05-15-2014 07:06 PM
  10. RaRa85's Avatar
    Battery life instantly improved on my Lumia 920. I was using it for a pretty good bit of time today and the battery drained at a pretty slow rate. I'm very happy with the update.
    05-15-2014 07:08 PM
  11. copjake's Avatar
    My Lumia 925 is pretty much dead by midday if I use cortana because it requires location to be on to work. so I keep location off, I rarely need cortana for anything that is location specific anyway why can't they make it work without location services. like google now with location off I am happy with the battery life will last a full day at least.
    05-15-2014 09:00 PM
  12. iliramove's Avatar
    I've it on my phones



    Did you do a hard reset after updating? I did a hard reset on my 1020 and IE11 didn't have the allow to run in background in Battery Saver. It's still available in my 1520 who was updated but not hard reset.





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    05-15-2014 10:48 PM
  13. spizzlee's Avatar
    My L925 with location always on has finally gotten better after the update. Charged an hour ago and still 100% with 1 day left. I've been checking 6tag and 6snap a lot too. My L920 has gotten a bit better it seems, but it was already fine for me to begin with.
    05-15-2014 11:02 PM
  14. Vindies37's Avatar
    my Lumia 925 on moderate use... Facebook, SMS, Twitter, Instagram, Messenger, Net Browsing, etc...

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    05-16-2014 12:36 AM
  15. smoledman's Avatar
    Can you imagine if WP8.1 devices regularly got 2 full days of battery life?
    05-16-2014 12:55 AM
  16. EC Translating Services's Avatar
    Confirm battery draining. Goes down quick, really quick. Sometimes phone looks hotter in the back left side, nearby camera lens.
    05-16-2014 01:15 AM
  17. Chregu's Avatar
    Before the recent update I had to charge during the day when I used it slightly more than usually, and the phone did always give a warning at 10 p.m. the latest, even when I almost didn't use it at all. Yesterday it had still over 40 % when I went to bed at 11.30 p.m.

    This is a very nice improvement.
    Last edited by Chregu; 05-16-2014 at 02:06 AM.
    05-16-2014 01:56 AM
  18. nzrocketman's Avatar
    My battery got alot worse
    05-16-2014 02:04 AM
  19. Rasetech's Avatar
    My battery seems to be better now. It is at 33% after about 24hrs now but i need to say that it was no normal usage last day. I will check it again when I have a normal work day again.
    05-16-2014 02:36 AM
  20. Floyd Owsley's Avatar
    I will have to monitor battery life. My main concern, and one I hoped they would address is WiFi strength...sadly it doesn't appear that they tweaked it in this update. Ever since I installed the 8.1 preview for developers on my "Icon" WiFi strength is just terrible. I temporarily reverted to Windows Phone 8 using the Nokia recovery tool and once that was done WiFi was through the roof. I grabbed the Verizon update and reinstalled the 8.1 preview for developers and WiFi strength sadly went down again. At least this told me problem, is in the program and, can be fixed. I will patiently wait.
    05-16-2014 02:41 AM
  21. Pete's Avatar
    I suspect that the WiFi issue may only be really solved with a firmware update that is optimised for WP8.1.
    05-16-2014 02:45 AM
  22. mikeycl's Avatar
    My Lumia 925 is pretty much dead by midday if I use cortana because it requires location to be on to work. so I keep location off, I rarely need cortana for anything that is location specific anyway why can't they make it work without location services. like google now with location off I am happy with the battery life will last a full day at least.
    I get a full day out of my lumia 925 with around 40% left by the evening (10pm). i don't disable apps in battery saver or change any of the default settings for anything. i have WiFi and Bluetooth on at all times (WiFi uses less power than cellular as long as you are always connected to an AP which in London is very easy these days). location services and cortana are never disabled either.

    After performing an update i have initially noticed increased battery drain but i tend to find that leaving the phone to work out things for itself it (after approx a week) goes back to normal consumption prior to the update. in this case it has actually become better.

    The one guilty culprit i am aware of for excessive battery drain is Whatsapp which i use rarely these days as many people have given up on it and have reverted back to texts (thank god for unlimited message plans) or use things like skype or facebook messenger.

    The only thing i do to intervene on battery life is to close all background apps that i don't use regularly.

    My phone has been off charge since 7:00AM and it is now 9:29AM my battery is at 83% and i have been reading a book on the way to work on Kindle. i still have an estimated 15 hours remaining on my battery.
    05-16-2014 03:30 AM
  23. lpforthewin's Avatar
    email wont sync....:( please help
    Have you checked your date and time? Mine was reset after the update so my email wouldn't sync.
    05-16-2014 04:57 AM
  24. Trevor Jones's Avatar
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    Moderate use on my HTC 8X
    Probably the best battery life it's seen since I first unboxed it
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    05-16-2014 04:57 AM
  25. yunchikan's Avatar
    I'm a heavy user (whatsapp, twitter, facebook messenger, line all drain my battery really quick, music + video),
    If i am on those messengers for a whole hour, i will probably go from 100% to 60% easily... but i always had this problem with 920 and 1020 even before wp8.1.
    If on standby tho, i get about -3% / hr~
    I still haven't tested if this update improved my 1020 battery yet. Should be able to find out over the weekend!
    But this morning on my way to work, I was already down to 80% on my phone after I was browsing the net, downloaded a youtube video, facebook messaged for about an hour. so not a big difference from what i get before this update.

    I am thinking if I should do a hard reset..
    I didn't do a hard reset when I updated to windows phone 8.1.
    Did you guys (the people with 1+ day battery life) do a hard reset when updating to wp8.1 or to this update?
    And did you guys restore or start fresh?
    Thanks :)
    Last edited by yunchikan; 05-16-2014 at 05:42 AM.
    05-16-2014 05:11 AM
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