20% of Battery left after 5hrs of Moderate Use

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  1. awsolot
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    I'm running BB v.09
    Adamz Kernel 2.6


    - System update say I'm currently up to date. Before I use to get the prompt to install the official 2.1 update until I followed this thread http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-hacks/35502-blocking-ota-2-1-update-kills-battery-life.html

    - Battery Usage says Android System is using 10-17% of the battery. All other use are in single digits.

    - Wifi, BT, GPS, SYNC is all off

    I just don't understand whats boggin me down, I'm thinking of wiping and reinstall BB but before I do that, anyone have any other suggestions?
     
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    Umm no I don't think so, but it seems that these batteries go really fast am I rite?
     
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    you are right, this phone has the worst battery of any phone i've ever had
     
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    I totally agree battery is horrid!! I can say tho I have had the same battery consumption as the OP. I also was running droidmod for a good month with these same battery results.. and Tuesday night I switched to udv10 and for instance today I have been unplugged since 7:30 this morning so I am coming up on sixteen hours with moderate use all day.. huge battery increase!! I have also deleted beautiful Widgets, battery left, weatherbug, etc.... any apps that may be possibly killing battery just to see what would happen..
     
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    Yea the battery life blows.
     
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    The battery life is good for me. I'm also not rooted so that might be it. I am currently running a lot of things including Helix Launcher.
     
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    I may try this ROM
     
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    ive been running it for a few days now. Battery life is good and Im oc'd to 1ghz. Give it a shot.

    Good luck.

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    Have you always been rooted? i could have swore you were stock lol. Did you recently take the plunge to root?
     
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    wassabi mixologist? : )

    Yes just recently rooted. Was stock since november.

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    I am still stock and I am trying to figure out the whole big deal about the rooting. I really want to use the hot spot set up and understand that the only way to do this is thru rooting. Can someone in a nutshell tell me the biggest advantages of being rooted?
     
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    Rooting has its pros and cons. It brings a lot of benefits but the Huge downfall is you lose your warranty on your phone. If you root neither Verizon or Asurion will replace your phone if something happens to it.

    Rooting allows you to run custom roms which look awesome as well as overclock your processor and wifi tether. There are a lot more things rooted users can do but these are the most popular things.
     
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    Easy way around insurance is tell them it was lost completely if it messes up then you wont have a way for them to find out it was rooted
     
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    Thanks for the answers.
     
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    smh my thread got jacked