Battery after the OTA UPDATE

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  1. norcal1900

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    Hay guys be easy this is my first post, but is anyone's battery lasting a hell of a lot longer after that update its like my phone lasts 10x longer even under heavy use.

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    Yup. It's the reduced cell radio/phone idle battery usage. Before, they used more than the screen. Now the screen uses the most (as it should). I can have my screen on for 6 hours total before it goes below 50%.
     
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    10x longer? Really? I guess it's possible. Are you in a low cell phone signal area? How long was it lasting before the update? 4 hours or so?

    I think my battery is lasting longer than ever, but nowhere near 10x better.
     
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    Yup huge difference. After 10+ hours unplugged I'm only down to 60%....I would have been down to 10% before the update.

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    Different people seemed to have different problems with their batteries. I can imagine if the update solved the cell standby and some other battery problems that there would be a very few that would experience large decreases in battery use. Still 10 times seems large.

    I wonder if the OP updated roaming also. What is your PRL version is Settings, About Phone, PRL version (at the bottom of the settings screen).
     
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    Mine has been off of the charger for twelve hours with moderate to heavy browsing. My battery is at 50%. I have an extended battery. I am very pleased.

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    I am about a quarter mile away from a tower I am on a small MARINE CORPS base and we are the only sign of humanity about an one hour in any direction. I got the update at 8am yesterday and it is about 6:03 pm the next day and I am at 50%.

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    Lol maby not 10x but alot better

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    Oddly, mine has not gotten better. I dare to say maybe a little worse.
    huh. Go figure
     
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    And that is one of the reasons I love verizon they put a tower here just for the base about a year ago no one got service at all. Then sprint and verizon put towers here for us. Wait were is at&t. They get service about 45min from here.

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    Mine has been off for 11 hours and i'm down to 20%, usually I can only get a good 8 hours total on this phone...