I ran my OG droid at home with wifi on since it came out and usage on the OG was typically 2-3% of battery. What gives?
My battery is not the best either, and I think it's the WiFi scanning too frequently (if not constantly). I need to run more tests, but I feel like if you are not connected to a WiFi signal, you should turn WiFi off immediately. That's what I'm seeing anyways.
I have my phone switch over to WiFi when I'm @ home (I use Locale to automagically do it for me) and shut off when I'm away. I also have the search for open networks unchecked in the WiFi settings. I figure the constant scanning has to be eating up some batt.
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01 Sep 2014
By Faiz Malkani
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