1. neil154's Avatar
    Does using "Live Wallpaper" use battery life more than fixed wallpaper. If so is the drain anything significant?
    12-13-2011 10:48 PM
  2. Moscow Desire's Avatar
    All live wallpaper uses battery, but it's minimal depending on how complex the wallpaper is.
    12-14-2011 12:55 AM
  3. IAmBroom's Avatar
    Most guides warn that LIVE WALLPAPERS ARE BAD!!! for batteries, but I haven't found much difference. Caveat: I haven't done a strict test; keep meaning to, but I'm forgetful.

    I use the standard package "Japanese maple leaves on the water" wallpaper, FYI.
    12-20-2011 10:52 AM
  4. neil154's Avatar
    Thanks for the information. I am using the Aquarium live wallpaper. I am new to Android so I do not know many items.
    12-20-2011 11:12 AM
  5. Moscow Desire's Avatar
    Most guides warn that LIVE WALLPAPERS ARE BAD!!! .
    HA HA. So funny.

    One of the bonus's about having an android, is the live wallpaper....

    But hey, there are standard wallpapers. (still use display power)

    But really, live wallpaper is not truely appreciated on a phone. To truely appreciate a live wallpaper, one must have a tablet.

    i'll sacrifice 6% battery power for the day, to have my "snowfall" ))))
    12-20-2011 11:16 AM
  6. 2ndaccord's Avatar
    The stock love wallpapers aren't too bad for battery drain. But some of the ones you download on the market are bad and you will notice a judge drop on battery performance.

    Sent from my SPH-D710 using Tapatalk
    12-21-2011 03:10 AM
  7. SAENZ_SCENE's Avatar
    Most are not going to cause a huge drain of battery. You won't notice it. I read somewhere it drains as much battery as a 3 minute phone call would a day. I use live wallpapers all the time and notice no significant battery drain.

    SeNt FrOm My HtC ViViD
    12-21-2011 03:42 AM