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Discussion in 'Project Elite' started by cmac93hatch, Jun 17, 2011.

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    i was just curious if there was any way to improve the life of my battery. i have wiped stauts let it fully die and recharged. im running pe6 with pe lv 1.0 ghz. if anybody has any ideas on how i can improve the life of my battery it would be greatly appreciated. it last about 10 to eleven hours with minamal use.
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    Im not sure if this will help your situation, but they help me extend my battery life. I dont use auto brightness. I keep my brightness fixed at about 25% above the lowest setting. Only turn on bluetooth/wifi when needed. Turned the screen timeout to 15 seconds. Stock was 1 minute. You can also try 30 seconds if more timeout is needed. Turned flash off on camera, I turn it on only when i really need it. All this has netted me 30-36 hours with minimal use, 16-20 hours with heavy use. Unfortunately everyone has different definitions for minimum and maximum use so your results may vary.
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    Ok thanks a lot ill try some of that my screens set to auto right now and I hardly ever use blue tooth or wifi my gps is also off and would it matter for the camara flash even if I don't use it?

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    If you never use bluetooth or Wifi, Keep it off, it does drain the battery just being on. Turn it on just when you need it. I never turn off my GPS but if you can get away with turning it off then be my guest. I use alot of "location aware" apps, so that being off would cause more issues for me. Also, No, The camera flash does not drain just being on, only when i picture is taken and its actually used. I recommend shutting it off because if you take alot of pictures with the phone the flash will take a toll on the battery, If you rarely/never use the camera its really not a concern for you.
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    Ok thanks once again

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    Have you considered that your batter is old and you might need a new one? I say this because I was in your situation just a couple months ago. After having my D1 for over a year (and being rooted and overclocked for nearly all that time) I was struggling to get to 12 hours without having to charge my phone. I tried every trick/tip I could think of to increase battery life but it didn't seem to matter. So I ordered a new battery from Amazon (got one for less than $5 with shipping). Since putting in the new battery I have had no issues. I'm back to 20+ hours on one charge.
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    Ill have to try that I just put a newer battery in it but I probably will have to get a new one

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    Try following my battery wipe tutorial, maybe it might work better than the method you tried! Link is in my sig!

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    cmac93hatch

    What cpu governor are you using? I suggest using conservative. Also, take a look into sysctl configuration tweaks with this app.
    https://market.android.com/details?id=com.jrummy.sysctl.config

    Put in
    Minfree 4096
    Dirty Ratio 90
    Dirty background 70
    VFS Pressure 1
    Checkmark OOM allocating[​IMG]
    Choose apply at boot just to make sure the settings stick. Then finally apply. That SHOULD help battery some.

    Your link is down.
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    @sonicfreek360

    There is an extra 'f' at the end of your link. I clicked the link, noticed it ended in htmlf. I deleted the 'f' and the link worked.
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    Im using interactive as my govener

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    I also tried to look for that app and it said it was unable to be found

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    Try setting filtering level to mature

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    I don't have mature as one of my cpu settings

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    thats a market setting.....
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    Oh I didn't have a filtering set for my market but I marked show all and it still says web page can not be found was the app removed?
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    Here try this out. It wasn't removed, whenever I search i get four results and it's the only free app available out of the search.

    Use 7z unzip, put it on your phones SDcard and install from your favorite file manager.
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    Hey thanks for posting that I finally found it in the market for some reason when I clicked on the link it would take mme to the internet not market

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    Yeah. Posted that to install to phone from a pc. Figured it would be a little easier for you. Either your welcome!


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    Try the DePrimed kernel over at the Cyanogen Mod section of this forum.

    Kernel is crazy good, been using it for months.

    I am at 70% battery right now, after SEVENTEEN, yes 17 hours of uptime..