1. cgallagher's Avatar
    Checked in on my battery a few minutes ago and it looks like Go SMS Pro is using more battery than it should. Anyone have any thoughts on these percentages?


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    10-23-2012 10:52 PM
  2. cgallagher's Avatar
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    10-23-2012 10:53 PM
  3. smooth4lyfe's Avatar
    Hmmm thats wierd...is something from that app running in the background?
    10-23-2012 10:57 PM
  4. cgallagher's Avatar
    I don't think so.

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    10-23-2012 10:58 PM
  5. smooth4lyfe's Avatar
    Well from how I am reading it, ur constant texting is keeping the screen on, which is a big battery drainer on any phone if the screen is always on...maybe turn off the screen or lock the phone when ur done texting, or make the time the phone locks shorter...and if ur gonna keep ur phone on for a long time, lower the brightness a bit
    10-23-2012 11:03 PM
  6. cgallagher's Avatar
    I have the screen set to shut off after 15 seconds. Brightness is set to 20 percent.

    I did text a lot today. But this just seems like a lot.

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    10-23-2012 11:06 PM
  7. smooth4lyfe's Avatar
    I have the screen set to shut off after 15 seconds. Brightness is set to 20 percent.

    I did text a lot today. But this just seems like a lot.

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    Yeah I am guessing it was the constant texting, which also uses some phone power as well. 9 hrs and only 66% is not that bad anyways
    U could consider an extended battery...its great
    10-23-2012 11:10 PM
  8. cgallagher's Avatar
    Yeah I have this one but I don't like the bulk that it adds to my phone.

    Thanks for replying.

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    10-23-2012 11:17 PM
  9. smooth4lyfe's Avatar
    Really? Thats the same on i am using and I got used to it, really helps though
    And no problem! Always here to help
    10-23-2012 11:22 PM
  10. funkylogik's Avatar
    thats way high OP unless youve spent a lot of time writing/reading texts or been customising the app

    ..you dont use the Go Chat plug-in do you?

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    10-24-2012 05:41 PM
  11. Mellimel22's Avatar
    Look at mine. Yours arent normal as I can c

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    10-24-2012 06:56 PM
  12. Mellimel22's Avatar
    And I text and send pics a LOT

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    10-24-2012 06:56 PM
  13. funkylogik's Avatar
    wouldnt the amount of txts sent/recieved use battery power in one of the core apps or processes but the amount of time actualy spent within the go sms app would be shown as go sms.... if that makes sense?

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    10-24-2012 09:34 PM
  14. DM51's Avatar
    Your texts are also being processed by the stock SMS app in the background, as well as Go SMS Pro, so each text is using an unnecessary extra amount of power. Probably not much, but some. If you are a heavy-duty texter, it could make a difference.

    FWIW, I also used Go SMS Pro for a while and decided I didn't like it – it was quite intrusive, screwed with the notification settings, and the font was too small. I uninstalled it and now use the stock app, which works fine for me. YMMV.
    10-28-2012 03:42 AM
  15. funkylogik's Avatar
    Your texts are also being processed by the stock SMS app in the background, as well as Go SMS Pro, so each text is using an unnecessary extra amount of power. Probably not much, but some. If you are a heavy-duty texter, it could make a difference.

    FWIW, I also used Go SMS Pro for a while and decided I didn't like it it was quite intrusive, screwed with the notification settings, and the font was too small. I uninstalled it and now use the stock app, which works fine for me. YMMV.
    font can be made HUGE mate trust me
    like as big as you want...

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    10-28-2012 01:18 PM
  16. Sourborn's Avatar
    Yeah I have this one but I don't like the bulk that it adds to my phone.

    Thanks for replying.

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    Hey, can you point me to where you got this?
    10-28-2012 04:00 PM

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