Best launcher for battery?

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  1. kioshi

    kioshi New Member

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    Hi guys, I was wondering... Since I think my phone has poor battery life, is there any launcher that helps extending it? My favorite launcher is ADW but if any of them is easier on my battery I'm willing to change. Thanks a lot for any answers.

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    Are you rooted? You can save battery with over/underclocking. Some custom roms do a good job too

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    Yup, I am rooted my friend. I use OverclockWidget (iirc it's free) but if you have any program that can do it better, even paid ones, lemme know if you may.

    But I keep reading that LauncherPro is easier on the battery although I liked GoLaucher and ADW better... I wonder if it's true?

    Thanks!
     
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    If your rooted check out JuiceDefender. It helps out quite a lot once you get setting profiles under your belt.
     
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    Thanks a lot chevyboyz! And it's free :)

    I have no interest in overclocking my Droid 2 (well Milestone 2, almost the same, only difference is that Milestone was released a few months later and Motorola added 720p video recording), I used a program I uninstalled to get it to up to 1200 (varying from 400-1200) and when I was playing some 3d-intensive games the phone got REALLY hot so I'm scared of overclocking it. Thanks a ton for your tip!
     
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    Its no problem. Glad i could help out
     
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    I use JD and I have no issues and I don't have an extended battery either

    Swype with an Aloha from Hawaii
     
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    The Princess knows her JD now
     
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    oh and I have Launcher Pro but IMO its really how the user sets it up to ur customization

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    252chevyboyz Silver Member

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    +1 for launcherpro. I got the launcherpro+ just to mainly donate
     
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    Yeah I hope that with JD and an overclocking program to set my cpu to 400-1000 (as I wrote, setting it to 1200 max got the phone really hot so I won't overclock it).

    I asked a lot about LauncherPro because it's the only Launcher that I've read about that people said it improved their battery life. I like ADW a lot, but maybe I can adapt if that's really the case (if JD, the underclock thing and the other program I got from JD's developer - Autokiller memory something, also free, don't work) I'll give it a shot.
     
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