another newbie...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions & Site Assistance' started by lapya, May 20, 2010.

  1. lapya

    lapya New Member

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    Hi guys, finally i got my milestone and here I am. I am quite satisfied with my moto and it is so addictive :)
    Hope I manage to be an active participant in the forum.
    Here is a quick newbie question,
    If i root my beloved motorola, then by any chance will i see any increase in battery life?

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  2. BlazinCaucasian

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    yes there is a chance, you can use setcpu, to underclock your phone while it is sleeping or idle. By the way :welcome: to the site and feel free to ask any questions you may have.
     
  3. hookbill

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    I can only share my own experiences. I rooted and used set CPU run at 250 and no matter what I tried my battery experience was worst. When the phone is over clocking, and I was at 850 you could feel it getting hot and sucking up the battery.

    I really don't see anyway that overclocking can extend battery life. That's my experience, YMMV.

    By the way I should add while there was a noticeable decrease in battery life it wasn't to the point where it cut it in half or anything like that. definitely went down faster though requiring me to recharge by 3:00 pm if I unplugged at 6:00 am.