1. Pitchaya Pcy's Avatar
    Hi

    Just bought this phone yesterday, and I'm very happy w/ it :D

    Only the prob is... battery life doesn't last long.. like can able long up at 5-6 hours, I just spend web-browsing (both wifi and 3G interchanging), play music around 10 mins, watching YT videos via metrotube. Otherwise I just downloaded some apps and kept the phone idling. :\
    Last edited by Pitchaya Pcy; 05-05-2013 at 10:16 AM.
    05-05-2013 09:43 AM
  2. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    Did you charge it fully before you used it? It probably only had about 40% charge when you got it.
    05-05-2013 11:08 AM
  3. Pitchaya Pcy's Avatar
    You mean the first time charge? Yes I did. But not 4 hours... I've done charge overnight for first times. (about 6-8 hours)
    05-05-2013 11:33 AM
  4. ttsoldier's Avatar
    Windows Phone 8 is still buggy and alot of times app processes get stuck , even when apps are closed. This drains the battery alot.

    It's good to do a soft reset any time you notice abnormal battery drain on your phone as this kills that rogue process.

    Remember as well, the more you use your phone, the faster your battery will drain.

    Also note that the 520 has a 1430 mAh battery
    05-05-2013 11:41 AM
  5. Pitchaya Pcy's Avatar
    But I'm not sure why others said they got much much better battery hours than mine? example this thread http://forums.windowscentral.com/nok...5-battery.html and mostly did same tasks on phone like mine did.. oh well.
    05-05-2013 12:01 PM
  6. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    Do you have GPS running in the background? Nokia Drive/Nokia Here+ running in the background will drain the battery quickly. http://forums.windowscentral.com/nok...s-battery.html

    Do you have Bluetooth on? If Bluetooth is enabled, but you're not using Bluetooth devices, the battery will drain while searching for a Bluetooth to connect.
    05-05-2013 12:07 PM
  7. ttsoldier's Avatar
    But I'm not sure why others said they got much much better battery hours than mine? example this thread http://forums.windowscentral.com/nok...5-battery.html and mostly did same tasks on phone like mine did.. oh well.
    People who post erratic times on their phone do not use their phone. They just leave it sitting there and make a call every now and then.

    Don't be fooled by these posts. The less you use your phone, the longer the battery will take to drain.
    05-05-2013 12:28 PM
  8. sahil1990's Avatar
    turn off the location, Bluetooth .. and keep battery saver on all the time .. keel the brightness to low
    doing this my 520's battery lasts more than a day..
    05-05-2013 12:44 PM
  9. Pitchaya Pcy's Avatar
    Do you have GPS running in the background? Nokia Drive/Nokia Here+ running in the background will drain the battery quickly. http://forums.windowscentral.com/nok...s-battery.html


    Do you have Bluetooth on? If Bluetooth is enabled, but you're not using Bluetooth devices, the battery will drain while searching for a Bluetooth to connect.
    Well, I also closed those background thing on setting menu. also I never used (and not likely) to using bluetooth.

    People who post erratic times on their phone do not use their phone. They just leave it sitting there and make a call every now and then.

    Don't be fooled by these posts. The less you use your phone, the longer the battery will take to drain.
    Well, then any method to make it less worse? :V I mean it should has a way rather than "use it less" and also I bought the phone not for only calling though.
    05-05-2013 12:46 PM

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