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  1. chuckd1991's Avatar
    We'll see how the rest of the day goes, but I'm not sure if my battery life has actually improved with the new update. Is anyone else not experiencing an improvement?
    05-15-2014 08:51 AM
  2. someonecalledsukhjit's Avatar
    I think the change could be noticed within few charge cycles. Phones need to calibrate battery first before showing any good results. Wait for 2 days and see the change (if any).
    05-15-2014 08:52 AM
  3. Shankar chandran S's Avatar
    KIK msger is working again after the latest update..
    05-15-2014 08:56 AM
  4. WindTech72's Avatar
    The only thing I've noticed is my battery is running a lot hotter. I did download Zello after update so deleted that app to see if it was issue. Battery life was terrible yesterday as well.
    bono5112 likes this.
    05-15-2014 09:03 AM
  5. byobg's Avatar
    I think the change could be noticed within few charge cycles. Phones need to calibrate battery first before showing any good results. Wait for 2 days and see the change (if any).

    Luckily for me (?), with my current battery life I won't have to wait two days to experience a few charge cycles :-)
    TechFreak1 likes this.
    05-15-2014 09:13 AM
  6. EwingMCSE's Avatar
    My battery life was pretty good prior to yesterday's update. The overheating battery draining incidents were all but gone by then. Though they were pretty bad the first 2-3 weeks after the initial 8.1 DP install. I'll eyeball it today and see how it's doing.

    So far I was on Weave News for about 20 minutes, had a 20 minute phone call and played 2048 for about 15 minutes and I'm sitting at 90% so it seems good. The phone calls take almost no battery. Weave News seems to be a bit of a battery and data hog. 2048 isn't much of a drain either.
    05-15-2014 09:16 AM
  7. chezm's Avatar
    my battery life hasnt improved on my 1020, but the performance is much smoother (less screen tearing)
    05-15-2014 10:02 AM
  8. petersun21's Avatar
    the latest update introduced a more serious bug. I am using ICON. After unlocking the screen, it shows occasionally shows a black "loading" screen the phone becomes hot. The phone may come back or may not. I have to restart the phone to get ride of it. The battery discharging rate become so bad. wp_ss_20140515_0001-1-.png
    05-15-2014 10:14 AM
  9. chuckd1991's Avatar
    Hopefully it will get better after a few days, because right now it's not.
    05-15-2014 10:31 AM
  10. chuckd1991's Avatar
    As far as the charge cycle, should I run the battery really low or even dead before the next charge?
    05-15-2014 10:33 AM
  11. Ultimateone's Avatar
    I would wait at least 3-5 days to decide about the battery change
    05-15-2014 10:33 AM
  12. Prawal's Avatar
    no change as of now, in battery
    Lumia 820
    05-15-2014 11:02 AM
  13. Xabier Granja's Avatar
    Great improvement for me - I've been working and checking stuff on my phone for the past 3h, my 920 only went down to 95%.
    05-15-2014 11:22 AM
  14. rockstarzzz's Avatar
    Great improvement for me - I've been working and checking stuff on my phone for the past 3h, my 920 only went down to 95%.
    Same for me too! I have been using Rooms, Facebook Messenger and Xbox Music since morning and Outlook emails pulled "as items arrive" - been 7 hours now since I took if off charge. Got 73% juice remaining.
    I have 19 apps running in background, auto back up for everything is on, all settings are syncing, screen set to low-auto brightness, glance off, double tap to wake off and touch sensitivity set to normal. Running on 3G, no WiFi.

    I am impressed.
    Himanshu Chowdhary likes this.
    05-15-2014 11:33 AM
  15. chezm's Avatar
    For people who believe theres an improvement, did you hard reset the device without a restoral or are you using the initial install?
    05-15-2014 11:47 AM
  16. Hemanth sanam's Avatar
    I've already downloaded the update on my 1020....not installed yet....should I install it???
    Everyone having problems with the update should I do it now??
    05-15-2014 11:54 AM
  17. OHardy's Avatar
    I updated the NL521, 920 & 925 yesterday afternoon. I can emphatically state that on all three devices, the battery life is very much improved & the NL925 isn't getting hot like before.


    Update1: Being noon now, I'd say I would be having 50% battery life on my NL925 before the update.
    I have been off the charger from 7am with Wi'Fi on & screen brightness on Low; it's now 12pm with 80% battery life left.

    Update2: On the NL925 after 12hrs, I still had 24% battery life. My wife came home with her NL920 with 60% battery life (WiFi is always on & screen brightness at medium).
    Last edited by OHardy; 05-16-2014 at 10:02 AM.
    echan likes this.
    05-15-2014 11:55 AM
  18. bionicgt's Avatar
    It's still a piece of crap! I regret it! I want 8.0 battery life
    Hemanth sanam likes this.
    05-15-2014 12:21 PM
  19. dunker2390's Avatar
    PeterSun, about the Lumia Icon bug. That bug actually has been occurring to many Icon owners when they first updated to the 8.1 DP. Our fix so far is to remove the Cortana live tile. After many people tried that, it showed that it would not get stuck on loading for the home screen and the battery has stopped rapidly discharging.
    05-15-2014 12:24 PM
  20. harisyousaf's Avatar
    After this update SD card not showing in file manager
    05-15-2014 12:25 PM
  21. csiguy1's Avatar
    My battery seems to have improved. Also the phone seems faster and smoother.
    OHardy and Himanshu Chowdhary like this.
    05-15-2014 12:42 PM
  22. Prateek Kumar's Avatar
    KIK msger is working again after the latest update..
    It was working fine before this update
    05-15-2014 12:53 PM
  23. Omega Point's Avatar
    Much improved for me on my 1020. Since 8.1 it's normally been at 60% by now (10 hours) currently sitting at 80% with more usage than normal.
    OHardy likes this.
    05-15-2014 12:59 PM
  24. asylumxl's Avatar
    My 1520 seemed better this morning. Then I didn't use it for a few hours due to work and it drained by 20%, which is worse than before the update. Then a few soft resets later it seemed to stabilise. So far though, it's been worse for me!

    I will wait a few days before I try a Hard Reset.
    05-15-2014 01:03 PM
  25. chuckd1991's Avatar
    I did a hard reset after installing 8.1 without restoring from backup. A all the bugs except for the battery issue went away. I'm leery about doing it again, and then discovering there's still no battery improvement.
    05-15-2014 01:17 PM
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