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By catsargent, Member on 16th February 2014, 06:42 PM
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I have kept the screen brightness at the lowest of the low, only turned on data when needed, and still my battery can't have more than 2:50 of screen on time before the battery dies (1%). I am assuming stock rom is most likely the best for battery life, but I require some custom features that only non-stock roms have. So what I am asking is, what else can I do to improve the battery, or what other roms have good battery life for Nexus 5

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16th February 2014, 06:44 PM |#2  
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Use better battery stats to identify wakelocks / wake ups etc

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16th February 2014, 06:46 PM |#3  
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I have kept the screen brightness at the lowest of the low, only turned on data when needed, and still my battery can't have more than 2:50 of screen on time before the battery dies (1%). I am assuming stock rom is most likely the best for battery life, but I require some custom features that only non-stock roms have. So what I am asking is, what else can I do to improve the battery, or what other roms have good battery life for Nexus 5

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You also need to examine wakelocks and hungry apps...d/l and use a wakelock detector and try to forego the top 5 apps that waste the most. (eg. Facebook?)

Damn..beaten by rootSU again!

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roms dont really have anything to do with battery life. kernels do somewhat, but to a point. battery life is mostly affected by how you personally set up your phone, what apps you chose to install, how you personally use your phone, and mainly the quality of your phone/data signal. remember, as many phone users as there are, as many different ways that people use their phones.
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You also need to examine wakelocks and hungry apps...d/l and use a wakelock detector and try to forego the top 5 apps that waste the most. (eg. Facebook?).

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Ok. I have tried similar by disabling keep awake in app ops. Is that the same thing? I have used wakelock detector. THis is what I have:
16th February 2014, 07:02 PM |#6  
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Ok. I have tried similar by disabling keep awake in app ops. Is that the same thing? I have used wakelock detector. THis is what I have:

Strange how I guessed your culprit, huh?
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Strange how I guessed your culprit, huh?

ya that is kinda strange I'd have to say
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ya that is kinda strange I'd have to say

I can assure you your battery is not all that is being sucked by Facebook.
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I can assure you your battery is not all that is being sucked by Facebook.

Ok. i think I'm going to experiment for the next little while and see what i can do
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