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    Default Re: I'm sorry, but the battery life on this device is atrocious.

    Another thought, Fastboot is enabled by default. You can try disabling fastboot, as, some apps don't play nice with fastboot.
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    Default Re: I'm sorry, but the battery life on this device is atrocious.

    dude the battery life is amazing.

    I have instagram, Facebook, twitter and all other services on. My battery life at work lasted 12 hours and then when i got home I was looking for wallpaper the entire time while watching the Giants vs Redskins game. The standby time is also amazing. I haven't been happier. If this batter was 2500, it would be even more amazing
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    Default Re: I'm sorry, but the battery life on this device is atrocious.

    i suffer no hardships doing this -

    Battery Tips for Android

    1. Toggle off LTE, WIFI, GPS, BT, NFC, Hotspot. Toggle on as needed.
    2. Display Brightness - Turn off Auto Brightness and Reduce Setting Bar to Minimum.
    3. Sign out of Google Latitude, GTalk, G+, Google Now, and Messenger. Disable Location Reporting/History.
    4. Beware of constantly syncing Apps and Bloatware like Facebook, Twitter, News, Non-Push Email, etc. Set Sync interval for every 1 hour or more.
    5. Turn off keyboard haptic feedback.
    6. Don't use Live Wallpaper. Use dark wallpaper if possible.
    7. Set Display Sleep Setting to 2 Minutes or Less.
    8. Set WIFI to Always stay on during Sleep if you regularly use WIFI.
    9. Turn off vibrate for Emails.
    10. Be careful of using too many live widgets.
    11. Sync Exchange Emails 30 Days or less.
    12. Do NOT use a Task Killer App.
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    Default Re: I'm sorry, but the battery life on this device is atrocious.

    you can also set the background process limit. seems to work for me i have absolutely no problem lasting the day and i am a heavy web/email user. if i use it lightly it will easily last a day and a half.
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    Default Re: I'm sorry, but the battery life on this device is atrocious.

    Quote Originally Posted by Gekko View Post
    i suffer no hardships doing this -

    Battery Tips for Android

    1. Toggle off LTE, WIFI, GPS, BT, NFC, Hotspot. Toggle on as needed.
    2. Display Brightness - Turn off Auto Brightness and Reduce Setting Bar to Minimum.
    3. Sign out of Google Latitude, GTalk, G+, Google Now, and Messenger. Disable Location Reporting/History.
    4. Beware of constantly syncing Apps and Bloatware like Facebook, Twitter, News, Non-Push Email, etc. Set Sync interval for every 1 hour or more.
    5. Turn off keyboard haptic feedback.
    6. Don't use Live Wallpaper. Use dark wallpaper if possible.
    7. Set Display Sleep Setting to 2 Minutes or Less.
    8. Set WIFI to Always stay on during Sleep if you regularly use WIFI.
    9. Turn off vibrate for Emails.
    10. Be careful of using too many live widgets.
    11. Sync Exchange Emails 30 Days or less.
    12. Do NOT use a Task Killer App.
    Great tips, all, with the lone exception being the fact that we can't turn off LTE on the DNA..

    Sent from my HTC Droid DNA via Tapatalk 2
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    Default Re: I'm sorry, but the battery life on this device is atrocious.

    Quote Originally Posted by PureEnergi View Post
    you can also set the background process limit. seems to work for me i have absolutely no problem lasting the day and i am a heavy web/email user. if i use it lightly it will easily last a day and a half.
    How can you do this. That sound like a great idea.
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    Default Re: I'm sorry, but the battery life on this device is atrocious.

    Quote Originally Posted by Gekko View Post
    i suffer no hardships doing this -

    Battery Tips for Android

    1. Toggle off LTE, WIFI, GPS, BT, NFC, Hotspot. Toggle on as needed.
    2. Display Brightness - Turn off Auto Brightness and Reduce Setting Bar to Minimum.
    3. Sign out of Google Latitude, GTalk, G+, Google Now, and Messenger. Disable Location Reporting/History.
    4. Beware of constantly syncing Apps and Bloatware like Facebook, Twitter, News, Non-Push Email, etc. Set Sync interval for every 1 hour or more.
    5. Turn off keyboard haptic feedback.
    6. Don't use Live Wallpaper. Use dark wallpaper if possible.
    7. Set Display Sleep Setting to 2 Minutes or Less.
    8. Set WIFI to Always stay on during Sleep if you regularly use WIFI.
    9. Turn off vibrate for Emails.
    10. Be careful of using too many live widgets.
    11. Sync Exchange Emails 30 Days or less.
    12. Do NOT use a Task Killer App.
    I don't do ANY of that, and suffer no hardships.
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    Default Re: I'm sorry, but the battery life on this device is atrocious.

    Quote Originally Posted by dsignori View Post
    I don't do ANY of that, and suffer no hardships.
    Same here this is by far the best battery life I've seen from any Android device I've owned.
    Droid>Droid 3>Dinc>Thunderbolt>Gnex
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    Default Re: I'm sorry, but the battery life on this device is atrocious.

    Quote Originally Posted by schwinn123 View Post
    Here is my graph, any thoughts?
    my thoughts are that you're a very good diagram man
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    Default Re: I'm sorry, but the battery life on this device is atrocious.

    Quote Originally Posted by mclarryjr View Post
    Same here this is by far the best battery life I've seen from any Android device I've owned.
    Droid>Droid 3>Dinc>Thunderbolt>Gnex
    you seem to have hit the tri-fecta of crappy battery life devices the the Dinc, T-bolt and Gnex. everything is relative.
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    Default Re: I'm sorry, but the battery life on this device is atrocious.

    Quote Originally Posted by varucell View Post
    How can you do this. That sound like a great idea.
    Settings > Developer Options.
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    Default Re: I'm sorry, but the battery life on this device is atrocious.

    What did you set your background proccess limit to? This didnt affect your phone negatively in anyway?
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    Default Re: I'm sorry, but the battery life on this device is atrocious.

    Not sure if anyone has posted this yet, but the camera issue you are having is a "feature" of the phone, if you leave the camera app running then power off the screen or if you open the camera and not exit the application it will continue to run which is why you are seeing 22% of your battery going to camera. Its a "never miss a picture" feature. Try killing the camera with the app switcher ( not a task killer as they will actually cause more harm then good)
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    Default Re: I'm sorry, but the battery life on this device is atrocious.

    Quote Originally Posted by hannsoft View Post
    Great tips, all, with the lone exception being the fact that we can't turn off LTE on the DNA..

    Sent from my HTC Droid DNA via Tapatalk 2
    There is a stock widget you can use to disable data.
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    Default Re: I'm sorry, but the battery life on this device is atrocious.

    Quote Originally Posted by Gekko View Post
    i suffer no hardships doing this -

    Battery Tips for Android
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    6. Don't use Live Wallpaper. Use dark wallpaper if possible.
    Great tips overall. I just wanted to note that while using a dark wallpaper on SAMOLED screens saves battery (as it turns off those individual black pixels), it won't do anything for LCD displays like on the DNA, which are backlit.
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    12 Hrs. on battery with 7 Hrs. of streaming music through Google play music,screen on for close to 2 hrs & Wifi on the entire time. Battery now at 37%


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    Default Re: I'm sorry, but the battery life on this device is atrocious.

    Quote Originally Posted by Gekko View Post
    i suffer no hardships doing this -

    Battery Tips for Android

    1. Toggle off LTE, WIFI, GPS, BT, NFC, Hotspot. Toggle on as needed.
    2. Display Brightness - Turn off Auto Brightness and Reduce Setting Bar to Minimum.
    3. Sign out of Google Latitude, GTalk, G+, Google Now, and Messenger. Disable Location Reporting/History.
    4. Beware of constantly syncing Apps and Bloatware like Facebook, Twitter, News, Non-Push Email, etc. Set Sync interval for every 1 hour or more.
    5. Turn off keyboard haptic feedback.
    6. Don't use Live Wallpaper. Use dark wallpaper if possible.
    7. Set Display Sleep Setting to 2 Minutes or Less.
    8. Set WIFI to Always stay on during Sleep if you regularly use WIFI.
    9. Turn off vibrate for Emails.
    10. Be careful of using too many live widgets.
    11. Sync Exchange Emails 30 Days or less.
    12. Do NOT use a Task Killer App.
    Great points indeed! Only disagreement I have is some of the Google services. At least in my testing Gtalk, G+ and Google Now all used very little battery life across many of my devices. I also typically leave NFC on and it's completely dormant during non-use. Don't see it being a problem either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by heath patrick View Post
    12 Hrs. on battery with 7 Hrs. of streaming music through Google play music,screen on for close to 2 hrs & Wifi on the entire time. Battery now at 37%


    Hey folks, how are all of you getting these screenshots??

    Sent from my HTC Droid DNA via Tapatalk 2
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    Quote Originally Posted by hannsoft View Post
    Hey folks, how are all of you getting these screenshots??

    Sent from my HTC Droid DNA via Tapatalk 2
    Hold power and volume down buttons at the same time for a couple seconds.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Danny Fernandez View Post
    What did you set your background proccess limit to? This didnt affect your phone negatively in anyway?
    I set mine to 4. I set it to 4 on my gs3 also. Seems to work well. No adverse effects. Beats having 20-30 processes cooking in the background
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    Default Re: I'm sorry, but the battery life on this device is atrocious.

    Quote Originally Posted by heath patrick View Post
    Hold power and volume down buttons at the same time for a couple seconds.
    The power button and volume down does not work for me. Only the power button and home screen button does.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aallison1882 View Post
    The power button and volume down does not work for me. Only the power button and home screen button does.

    It's good to see that some things about HTC don't change. This is how it is with the Thunderbolt. Some phones use the power button and home button to take a screen shot, while others, like mine, use the power button and volume down. I'd love to know why it's different.

    Sent from my ADR6400L using Android Central Forums
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    Quote Originally Posted by aallison1882 View Post
    The power button and volume down does not work for me. Only the power button and home screen button does.
    This is what works for me, too.
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    Default Re: I'm sorry, but the battery life on this device is atrocious.

    Quote Originally Posted by aallison1882 View Post
    The power button and volume down does not work for me. Only the power button and home screen button does.
    You have to click the power and volume down at the same time and hold for 2 sec. However, this power and home is easy as well, thanks for sharing that!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sooks View Post
    You have to click the power and volume down at the same time and hold for 2 sec. However, this power and home is easy as well, thanks for sharing that!
    The both work, however the Power + Home Button method does not show the saved screenshot in the notification area, nor does it allow for quick sharing of it. The Power + Volume Down method does, so I prefer that way.
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