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didnt charge Inspire 4g before use, reason for bad battery life?

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when i bought it last week i installed the sim, then battery, then booted it up, and went through the setup process. after that i saw in the instructions that you are supposed to charge it up before turning it on. i plugged it in and charged it then.

anyway, i use it throughout the day, gets a solid 1-2 hours of angry birds and a tiny bit of texting and calling. i got a total of maybe 6 hours battery life before it died, is that normal?
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Its A HTC so yeah thats about right.....I found putting my Flipout into power saver mode helped the battery out a lot, But I still find my self charging it when ever I am near a USB socket
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Is it rooted? If so, use CWM to wipe battery stats after charging it all the way up. My Inspire lasts over a day, even with a 1.8ghz OC
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The Inspire's battery is abysmally small (1230mAh), especially with a 4.3" display. If you read any review, you'll hear that as the most prominent complaint across the board.
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Originally Posted by r34p3rex View Post
Is it rooted? If so, use CWM to wipe battery stats after charging it all the way up. My Inspire lasts over a day, even with a 1.8ghz OC
it's embarassing to admit how much i have researched rooting to have still no idea how to do it. i want to but i have NO IDEA how. not a single guide can i find. im a first time android user and am kinda lost to any modding.

my roomate just got 2.2 on his captivate and it seems to be way more customizable than the 2.2 that came stock on my inspire. i'm starting to regret this purchase....

any place you recommend to get good info for this phone and modding it?
i used htcinspireforum and after some browsing i realized its a freaking EVO forum with the word evo swapped out for inspire, on every thread and even the forum's name.

i almost used some EVO mod kit.
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it's embarassing to admit how much i have researched rooting to have still no idea how to do it. i want to but i have NO IDEA how. not a single guide can i find. im a first time android user and am kinda lost to any modding.

my roomate just got 2.2 on his captivate and it seems to be way more customizable than the 2.2 that came stock on my inspire. i'm starting to regret this purchase....

any place you recommend to get good info for this phone and modding it?
i used htcinspireforum and after some browsing i realized its a freaking EVO forum with the word evo swapped out for inspire, on every thread and even the forum's name.

i almost used some EVO mod kit.
xda-developers.com

If you want to customize your Inspire, I'd suggest getting an alternative launcher such as LauncherPro or ADW from the market.

How is the Captivate 2.2 any more customizable than the Inspire?
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