1. TheLastMumzy's Avatar
    Overall happy with the operating system but the battery life is absolutely terrible. I've been unable to make it past 10 hours with minimal usage. I just uninstalled the Weather Channel app and turned xbox sync off to see if that helps. I've also noticed the feature "Find my Phone" says connected but there doesn't appear to be any way to turn it off.

    Also this is a minor point, but is there a way to force the status bar to stay visible permanently. I dunno... it just bugs me I guess.
    12-22-2011 07:00 AM
  2. jimski's Avatar
    No way to turn the status bar on "all the time". An background tasks actually use very little juice, less than 1% per day for each active task. So something else must be draining your battery. A poor 3G connection, rouge app, or your actually streaming video and playing games when you blank out for an hour or two during the day. Don't know.

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    12-22-2011 07:42 AM
  3. ecthroi's Avatar
    my battery was pretty terrible at first. i fully drained it 2 or 3 times, and it *seems* to be a little bit better. but it's still about 12 hours that i start to get worried about it.

    i've checked off/on all 'background' applications, light/dark themes, etc. i tried the automatically adjusting brightness for a few hours and simply couldn't get used to it; mine's set to always be on medium. that could technically be an issue, but i'm not on it that much really. and unless i'm doing heavy video watching or gaming (which is rare) it runs down at approximately the same rate, no matter what else i'm doing

    it just seems to be a weaker battery. any tips would be appreciated though!
    12-22-2011 05:50 PM