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  1. chezm's Avatar
    OK, so definitely smoother but no battery difference at all...Lumia 1020
    05-15-2014 08:58 AM
  2. dfbonney's Avatar
    Left phone off charger to test sleep drain. Over 8 hours only lost 4% which, for me is down from about 10-12 prior to this update. Lumia icon.
    05-15-2014 09:06 AM
  3. patrickg25's Avatar
    Not really seeing any battery changes. I was excited because my phone only lasts 4-6 hours and I have to charge twice daily (moderate to heavy use) Lumia 625, but it seems like the usual. When I get it off charger I usually have 40 minutes until my 100% drops to 99%. Then it'll get crappy, it goes 98 in ten minutes and 97...96.. And I soft rest so it kinda went to 93% just like that. 20 minutes later I'm on 88% (currently) maybe the battery improvement is for Icon only? Or I have a hardware problem maybe. Can somebody relate?
    05-15-2014 09:11 AM
  4. pdelvo's Avatar
    I have my 1520 since Monday and installed the developer preview at the same day, so i don't know what the battery performance was before. But today it seems like it is literally doubled. O_O
    05-15-2014 09:17 AM
  5. prasath1234's Avatar
    Not really seeing any battery changes. I was excited because my phone only lasts 4-6 hours and I have to charge twice daily (moderate to heavy use) Lumia 625, but it seems like the usual. When I get it off charger I usually have 40 minutes until my 100% drops to 99%. Then it'll get crappy, it goes 98 in ten minutes and 97...96.. And I soft rest so it kinda went to 93% just like that. 20 minutes later I'm on 88% (currently) maybe the battery improvement is for Icon only? Or I have a hardware problem maybe. Can somebody relate?
    Hey i thought lumia 625 has a very good battery life.but yours doesnt suggest so :what:;):D

    Sent from my C2305 using WPCentral Forums mobile app
    05-15-2014 09:19 AM
  6. patrickg25's Avatar
    Hey i thought lumia 625 has a very good battery life.but yours doesnt suggest so :what:;):D

    Sent from my C2305 using WPCentral Forums mobile app
    Yeah I heard so too. Maybe this is hardware problem. Now that warranty is gone I'm dead. My only hope is the firmware/driver updates, or the next WP 8.1 updates IF THERE WILL BE MORE. Sigh
    05-15-2014 09:22 AM
  7. grininja's Avatar
    On a Lumia 720 the battery life seems improved so far. After 15 hours of normal use has discharged 50%. Consumption rate today was at 5-6% at its peak. (Before was 8-10%)
    05-15-2014 09:29 AM
  8. Naveen Navi V's Avatar
    Naveen have you tried a soft reset power and vol down.
    Ya i did Mikey but no use, I can't even install other Facebook app.
    05-15-2014 09:32 AM
  9. Bearach's Avatar
    I started a new thread on the update but "azcruz" told me that there is already one.
    Gone through 8 pages and found nothing but timepass.

    Thinking to make the other thread active again. But keeping that apart,

    -Action Center scroll down is less/no stuttering now.
    -A few apps resumes a lot faster. (I do it for whatsapp a lot so noticed it instantly)
    -Battery on my Lumia720 has always been same since WP8. Good 30-36hrs with 2G always on.
    What do you mean time pass? There is information in this thread. I myself updated on 2 bugs that effected many others (looking on the official problems forum).

    I've not seen any noticeable increase in battery life. Phone still easily gets through the day with 3G, but seems to drain around the same amount. The action centre "lag" is still unfortunately there. Might try a hard reset to see if it helps.
    05-15-2014 09:56 AM
  10. Jan Tomsic's Avatar
    Where is the thread for the people who said there were not going to be any updates, and the Dev Preview WAS THE FINAL VERSION, and that we were stupid for even suggesting otherwise?

    I want to hang out with those idiots.
    Aren't you just glad they were wrong though? :)
    05-15-2014 10:02 AM
  11. DavidinCT's Avatar
    Worse for me on the ICON... and other things I would hope were fixed where not. After installing the update, I did a soft reset.

    1. Played real racing 2 last night, when started, my battery on my ICON was 33%, played for about 10 min, 3 total races, then my phone came back beeping that my battery was low, ended my game and I was at 6%, 5 min later, the phone powered off. Today, still some kind of drain going on, used it very little and at like 85%, normally I would be around 95% at this point of the day. Only 3-4 background tasks are allowed and this all started after the update.

    2. After using the phone for more than 3-4 min, it's VERY HOT, and the longer I use it the hotter it gets....was not this bad before the update.

    3. IE is still screwed up, have it set to desktop view, go to ebay, home page shows fine, My Ebay shows fine but, look at any item, and it goes to the WAP page, same problem on other sites, like twitter and facebook.... Still a major problem.

    At least they fixed the Twitter app, before when I looked at a image someone posted it would crash, now it's fine.....at least something was fixed...

    So far not impressed with this update and it made things WORSE for me...
    05-15-2014 10:04 AM
  12. milanpatel2004's Avatar
    I think Bing vision is back at its original position... In bing
    05-15-2014 10:05 AM
  13. thephiri2point1's Avatar
    Adobe PDF Reader now crashes just after startup ...
    Mine too. Except it started crashing even before the update
    05-15-2014 10:10 AM
  14. Zippier's Avatar
    Soft reset and now I have a blue screen with a super small text

    EDIT: Soft-rest again and now I have the gears on screen...

    Googled the error and it is a Windows 7/8 BSOD error... lol
    You meant "Bing'd" the error, right? ;-)
    05-15-2014 10:57 AM
  15. thelostsoul's Avatar
    2. After using the phone for more than 3-4 min, it's VERY HOT, and the longer I use it the hotter it gets....was not this bad before the update.
    3-4 minutes using the phone and doing what? If you're not using GPS, playing games, or streaming videos, then you have a problem, and it likely would be fixed by a hard reset or a replacement device. If you are using one or a combination of these, then you do not have a problem and that is expected.
    05-15-2014 11:04 AM
  16. cbreze's Avatar
    Worse for me on the ICON... and other things I would hope were fixed where not. After installing the update, I did a soft reset.

    1. Played real racing 2 last night, when started, my battery on my ICON was 33%, played for about 10 min, 3 total races, then my phone came back beeping that my battery was low, ended my game and I was at 6%, 5 min later, the phone powered off. Today, still some kind of drain going on, used it very little and at like 85%, normally I would be around 95% at this point of the day. Only 3-4 background tasks are allowed and this all started after the update.

    2. After using the phone for more than 3-4 min, it's VERY HOT, and the longer I use it the hotter it gets....was not this bad before the update.

    3. IE is still screwed up, have it set to desktop view, go to ebay, home page shows fine, My Ebay shows fine but, look at any item, and it goes to the WAP page, same problem on other sites, like twitter and facebook.... Still a major problem.

    At least they fixed the Twitter app, before when I looked at a image someone posted it would crash, now it's fine.....at least something was fixed...

    So far not impressed with this update and it made things WORSE for me...
    I had your issues after the recent update. I did numerous soft resets and no difference. Finally did the hard reset and BIG difference. Back to normal and possibly even better than it was, time will tell.
    05-15-2014 11:33 AM
  17. apocacrux's Avatar
    Adobe PDF Reader now crashes just after startup ...
    I'm having the same issue.
    05-15-2014 12:05 PM
  18. James8561's Avatar
    Lockscreen keypress 'click' is still broken on my L820, worked initially after first dev preview update last month then just stopped even though the check box is ticked.
    That's a quiet hour bug. go into settings, quiet hour, and toggle it from off, to on, to off. then your lock sound should work again.
    05-15-2014 12:17 PM
  19. gernerttl's Avatar
    So it's only been a day since I updated and I haven't seen HUGE improvements.

    I rolled back to 8.0 grabbed the update that was pushed out, then reinstalled 8.1 and then grabbed the 8.1 update. My battery life is about the same, pretty decent. My Wi-Fi is the same, which was good, and there is a cool little arrow on it now. Facebook loads faster, even if you close it out completely. I've noticed that apps in general seem to load faster. Of course, with and OS update, results may vary.

    My issue with 8.1 was that after upgrading to 8.1, I decided to do a hard reset and reinstall and not restore from a back up. Somehow, the install became corrupted and I was having issues; Kid's Corner in particular, and it seemed unstable. Now that I've essentially started from scratch, everything seems to be working like it was when I first updated to 8.1.

    Bring on Cyan!
    05-15-2014 01:32 PM
  20. Jonhy05's Avatar
    If I may, can I make a suggestion that would improve somehow the Notification Center? When you turn on Wi-Fi for example, the button toggles on, but when you want to toggle it off, the NC opens up the Wi-Fi Settings page... My suggestion is, make those buttons "fully toggable" (one tap on or off), and if the user desires to change the Wi-Fi network currently connected, then tap & hold to open up the settings page.

    Just saying... Other than that, I'm still testing the battery duration in my L920.

    PS: Last version, I had a horrible horrible touch bug that would let me swipe up to unlock the screen, the touch just didn't work at all (including the Back, Home and Search buttons), but the physical buttons did work. The only way you could fix it without restarting, was Holding the Lock button as if you were to turn the phone off, and then press Back.
    I'm going to edit this later on with any news.
    Edit: My L920 lasted 19 hours with 5 hours of only 3G Data connection and the rest with Wi-Fi and Cellular Data. No battery saving mode. Using it to check emails and Facebook stuffs every 20 minutes for 5 min during those 3G-only hours.
    Last edited by Jonhy05; 05-16-2014 at 02:15 PM. Reason: PS
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    05-15-2014 01:33 PM
  21. Rob Betts's Avatar
    Adobe PDF Reader now crashes just after startup ...
    Same here with a Nokia 925
    05-15-2014 01:51 PM
  22. prateekj1993's Avatar
    Adobe PDF reader constantly crashes on startup. Also Pocket File Manager strangely only lists local storage in the sections- the phone and sd card options are missing but they do show up in other file explorers like FileEx. Anybody else facing this?
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    05-15-2014 02:24 PM
  23. samy_a's Avatar
    Adobe Reader crashes on my Lumia 920 too, and I haven't installed the update yet.
    05-15-2014 04:07 PM
  24. k0de's Avatar
    Adobe Reader is broken with the new update. Anyone else? I uninstalled and reinstalled. Adobe Reader is part of my daily life. Help!
    05-15-2014 05:32 PM
  25. cbreze's Avatar
    Just checked. Mines the same. Wow, this is huge for lots of people.
    05-15-2014 06:26 PM
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