Battery sucks

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    On my droid x my battery sucks!! I don't have a live wallpaper and I have like 6 apps on my home screen. Also my back light is all the way dim...what else can I do to increase my battery life
    Thanks for any help ...

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    I had the same problem trying to get 8 hours out was insane. But when I installed overclock it changed it around I went for 3 days (without heavy use) and I went for 1.5 texting about non stop. I 100% full heartedly suggest it.

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    Ok thanks hope it works

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    You can buy it for 1.50$ is tha the one?

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    Or you can google it, also add mobiles24 because thats the website to get it for free, but consider donating once you've tried it he deserves it for his hard work.

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    are you stock? rooted? custom ROM or stock ROM? wi-fi on as much as possible, GPS off unless you need it on?

    i get insane battery life on Apex 1.4.1.
    auto brightness,
    wi-fi on when at home, off every where else
    GPS on only when i am in navigation or maps
    Bluetooth off
    no overclocking
    deleted un-needed apps

    i was at 40% the other day after 14 hours with some Gtalk action, about 10 text messages, a few e-mails, random web surfing and about 30 minutes worth of calls. i was trying to kill my battery by the time i went to bed to reset battery stats, but it just wouldn't happen...lol
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    How many minutes a day do you talk on your phone, if you are talking on your phone all day it will die in 8 hours no matter what you do.
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    Im never really talk in my phone just text....but my phone isn't rooted its stock...

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    One App.

    Words. With. Friends.

    The ultimate battery sucker...
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    Did u fully charge your battery before u started uses Ur x for the first time? Do u regularly let your battery die?(don't do that) how many accounts are pulling background data? My x is stock I have 4email accounts on auto pull. Tons of widgets, I leave wifi on, and I use it a lot during the day. My average battery life is 24 hours. My best is 36. You may have a shot battery.

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    Lol this is true

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    I only use one APP... no Task or App killers running.

    "Autostarts".... I kill what I want to at boot and that's it.

    The APP does much more if you want, but that is all I wanted. It never made sense to me to install and continuously run other apps to kill apps, then run battery manager apps running to save battery. Lol.

    Stop the **** from running in the first place and be done.

    :)



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    I'm gonna say Ur battery is the issue. No way you should be getting poor battery life. What does your battery manager say is using the most battery?

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    If you want really good battery life, just root and use APEX 1.4.1. I just went 60hours without a charge.
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    I'm stock, brightness turned all the way down, light surfing, email checking, Tweetdeck reading, no music, no videos etc. and I'm lucky to get 8 hours... with the extended battery!

    Checking my battery stats - Display, 41%, Cell Standby 17%, Phone idle 10%, Android OS 7%, Android System 6% and a few things under 5%...

    Bad battery?