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post #11 of 17
Battery life on my dhd was abhorrent when I first got it, but now it's rooted, updated basebands, setcpu profiles setup, and I've learnt not to use live wallpapers and have everything constantly syncing, it's far better.

edit: and yeah, rooting is similar to jailbreaking.
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post #12 of 17
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I turned on that maximum battery option and I see a huge improvement. Been on the net typing way and it's been great now
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post #13 of 17
helped mine alot after freezing the extra crap verizon put on my X,installing apex 1.4.1, and an extended battery, another place to check out although most is geared towards the first X-http://www.droidxforums.com/forum/forum.php
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I love u guys you have really helped make my battle life a huge difference. Been typical and on forums like a mad man and the battle is barely moving at all. Us for all he advice. A friend of mine told me to get an app. Called juice defender seems to be working. Does anyone use it?
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I installed the flash player 10.3 and wow i didnt realize how bad it messed up my phone. I instaled it this morning and sidnt think bout it and noticed just a few mins ago my games were chugging. My os wasnt eunning amoth oe anythin. It really messed up my phone

I uninstalled it and now its all back in good. Everything is running smooth
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post #16 of 17
Try using task manager or advanced task killer app to start turning off programs you are not using. The battery life of these phones is usually one full day with regular use from my experience. This phone is doing better than my DROID 2. A lot of folks say that this drains their batteries but I have had real good results with ATK such that I actually shut down apps such as Pandora or music player or sometimes browser. Browser with flash on a web page can really eat battery even if its in the background. The reason for that is a lot of the time they are using power even on pause. Just don't set the auto-kill feature and you will be good.

Secondly rooting your phone alone wont do anything for battery but what you can do afterwards is what matters. Apps like Droid Overclock or SetCPU can alter speeds of OMAP (and a few others like Snapdragon) cpus but I don't think anything can underclock/undervolt Tegra2 yet. Rooting also allows the newer roms to be installed once they have been made available which essentially is a newer version of Android OS without tons of bloatware removed and tweaks and tools added. Bloatware is primarily the cause of most slowdowns on new phones. Also explains a good portion of background battery usage that you can't figure out. When the phone is simply not getting used and you don't need it for anything, put it in airplane mode. It kills all wifi/radio signals.

I find actively managing your apps and learning all the ins and outs of the phone will really help you get the most out of your experience and battery life.

Sent from my DROID X2
Edited by RagingCain - 5/28/11 at 10:20pm
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post #17 of 17
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Right now i got the phone to the point where the batt is lasting alot longer now. Its really been great with everyones help. Im going to root the phone sooner or later. I lost my internet at home so i gotta wait to get it reconnected.

Have u ever heard of juice defender? Someone told me to get it just not sure if that would work.
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