1. Tmiv44's Avatar
    when I got the GB OTA a couple weeks ago the battery life was so much better I switched back to the Stock battery after 5 months with the extended one.

    Then I rooted, then I flashed BAMF forever, now battery life is bad again.
    I've had issues with the screen not turning off (just going dim)
    I've had the Phone Dialer bug a couple times that will kill your battery in about 4 hours.

    Anyone else think the stock GB gets better battery performance than BAMF forever?

    -Tm
    10-14-2011 06:27 PM
  2. OptimusNotPrime's Avatar
    when I got the GB OTA a couple weeks ago the battery life was so much better I switched back to the Stock battery after 5 months with the extended one.

    Then I rooted, then I flashed BAMF forever, now battery life is bad again.
    I've had issues with the screen not turning off (just going dim)
    I've had the Phone Dialer bug a couple times that will kill your battery in about 4 hours.

    Anyone else think the stock GB gets better battery performance than BAMF forever?

    -Tm
    Have you tried re flashing? You clear the three caches? You wipe the battery stats? I'm running bamf forever and do not have any problems at all


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    10-14-2011 06:39 PM
  3. Tmiv44's Avatar
    i cleared all 3 caches in recovery when i flashed. i have't tried a 2nd flash. i assume i'd have to go through the whole back up process again?
    yes, i reset the battery when it charged full using the built in Bamf settings.

    -Tm
    10-14-2011 07:06 PM
  4. OptimusNotPrime's Avatar
    Yeah back up do it all over again. Unless you find a solution i always reflash as a last resort. I know when I first flashed BAMF forever it took me three charges to really get it back to normal

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    10-14-2011 07:15 PM
  5. Tmiv44's Avatar
    bummer! this is my first ROM, i've been on it for a week now, so fully charged and (almost) fully depleted the battery several times now.

    i hated going through the back up process, i was never sure what to back up and what to restore. ggrrr.....

    -Tm
    10-14-2011 07:24 PM
  6. OptimusNotPrime's Avatar
    bummer! this is my first ROM, i've been on it for a week now, so fully charged and (almost) fully depleted the battery several times now.

    i hated going through the back up process, i was never sure what to back up and what to restore. ggrrr.....

    -Tm
    Well I would wait lets see if any other forum members have more ideas. But yeah not sure why your having problems. My stuff is running smoothly. Can also create a nandroid backup to restore to through CWM

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    10-14-2011 07:30 PM
  7. jaguarpaw's Avatar
    bamf seems to be a little more of a drain but i chalk it up to the weather animations and friend stream( only scrollable widget i can really find) . still a pretty minimal difference. i noticed wifi seems to eat up a little more battery than before.. i still get a solid day tho.
    10-14-2011 07:55 PM
  8. rcmarks314's Avatar
    Try this. menu, wireless networks, mobile networks, enable always -on mobile data make sure this box is unchecked, I have over 34 hours on and still at 36% stock battery but I'm a light user. YMMV. Any props go to Cmotion from the BAMF forums
    10-15-2011 07:48 AM
  9. Rob_B's Avatar
    I just flashed, 3days ago, to bamf forever 1.0.7 from the gb ota (stock) and get better battery life. The dialer on ota was using >17% in the stats (#2 on the list). Now it doesn't make the list.
    10-15-2011 09:07 AM
  10. Tmiv44's Avatar
    I just flashed, 3days ago, to bamf forever 1.0.7 from the gb ota (stock) and get better battery life. The dialer on ota was using >17% in the stats (#2 on the list). Now it doesn't make the list.
    The Dialer battery drain is exactly the issue I've been having since switching to BAMF. I didn't have that problem before I flashed.

    -Tm
    10-15-2011 09:59 AM
  11. sloan31's Avatar
    The Dialer battery drain is exactly the issue I've been having since switching to BAMF. I didn't have that problem before I flashed.

    -Tm
    Did you already disable Assisted Dialing?
    10-15-2011 11:57 AM
  12. Tmiv44's Avatar
    I do now. Lets see if that makes a difference.
    -Tm
    10-15-2011 10:15 PM
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