How to increase droid bionics battery life?

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    I have had my droid bionic for about 2 weeks, and my battery has only been lasting for 9 hours with LIGHT use. I have the standard battery that came with my droid. I will unplug my droid bionic at 6 and by 7 it will drop to 90 or 80% with only 2 emails read and maybe 5 texts. I have turned off 4g because its not yet available in my area. So how can i make my battery last at least 3 more hours? With staying with my current battery. Thanks
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    The thing I've found to help mine...a data switch...it turns off the data completely! I do that and my battery lasts for almost 2 days. Still have the capability to text and talk, and i use available wifi when i can.

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    What do you mean?

    What do you mean a data switch?
    And can i turn data on and off instantly? because i use email regularly
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    Yep....on and off like a light switch. I use my email regularly too...but where I work, the phone is constantly trying to find a signal. So the data switch saved me from buying another battery and carrying it to replace. Lol.

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    Where did you get this switch?

    Is it free?
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    Yes. Its in the market on your android phone. Just search data switch.

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    Thanks

    Thanks and do you know who makes the data switch app-i have found 2
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    My real life....mobile data switch

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using DroidForums
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    Hello and welcome to the forum!

    Hopefully the app will be useful to ya and help to extend the battery life...
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    Welcome to Droid Forums!! Definitely let us know how you make out :biggrin:
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    Welcome to the site and hope you've got your battery situation ok now. DancingNexus
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