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I unlocked and rooted mine yesterday and used ARHD as well but didn't do the cleaning rom step. Looks like I'll have to do it again? I mean my battery doesn't last 5 hours when I used it all day 4G wifi. frown.gif

You also need to recalibrate your battery once you install a ROM. I would redo it though. This time run the cleaner that is provided on the same post as ARHD before installing arhd. Then charge to 100%, turn off your phone. Boot into clockwork mod and delete the battery calibration settings. Then drain your phone until it turns off on its own. Turn it on and plug in the charger. Let it charge to full and leave it on the charger for an extra hour once it is full and you should be good to go. smile.gif


You cant expect great battery life using WiFi and 4G all day anyways. Pick one or tge other, you definitely dont need both at the same time.
Edited by hfcobra - 12/23/11 at 8:01pm
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Gotcha. When I'm in the battery draining process can I turn it off/on every now and then? I'm booting into CWM to try different ROMS.
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post #13 of 15
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I want to root my GNex for the Android Revolution HD rom but I have no clue what to do at all and the instructions that the post for the ROM found here are clearly not for a complete newbie.
I really dont want to brick my phone since this is my first smartphone but I want to get the full experience of Android. This rom also promises better battery life and this phone could use it IMO.
Thanks a ton for any help! I really need it smile.gif
EDIT: Alright, managed to root the phone, but not sure what to do about getting a custom ROM.
EDIT2: Never mind, figured everything out. tongue.gif

so you root your phone? i root my wife biggrin.gif sorry too much christmas eve cheer biggrin.gif

edit 1. so you mangaed to root your phone?
edit 2. so you figured out that humans dont root phones!
Edited by geoff - 12/24/11 at 4:23am
post #14 of 15
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I unlocked and rooted mine yesterday and used ARHD as well but didn't do the cleaning rom step. Looks like I'll have to do it again? I mean my battery doesn't last 5 hours when I used it all day 4G wifi. frown.gif

so you managed to root yours yesterday i see, must be good if you need to root it again biggrin.gif
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Gotcha. When I'm in the battery draining process can I turn it off/on every now and then? I'm booting into CWM to try different ROMS.

It is fine if you put it to sleep and turn the screen off, but you will get the best battery life if you can manage to never actually power off your device during the first drain. It is more important to be sure that you charge it to full for the first few charges though so it is up to you if you want to turn it off or not. I did not and I think it gave me a little more out of my battery, that might just be me being crazy though.
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