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[GUIDE] How to achive the acclaimed '12 Hour Battery Life'

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3rd December 2011, 11:10 AM   |  #1  
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Ive done many tests, and Ive finally achieved the 12 hour battery life everyoen has been complaining about.

This is only achievable through a mixture of the applicatoin ''Juicedefender beta'' and Smart Actions, and freezing the unnecessary bloatware that doesnt need to be running in the background

Use the following settings:
  • 2g & Data connnection off when screen off (For e-mails, let autosync check every x minutes you would like)
  • 3g when specific apps need data connection on (for internet radios enable the screen on/off profile)
  • In-built setcpu function, set min/max to 300mhz on idle
  • Enable juicedefender to automatically handle 2g/3g networks
  • SMARTACTIONS: Display ON & OFF profile -> Disable background sync
  • Juicedefender in-built autobrightness, and tweak the settings below stock brightness
  • Enable juicedefender to manage wifi

HYPOTHESIS: Played Internet Radio for 1 hour straight, all active applications killed, only radio playing.
RESULT: Every 1 hour, drain: 9%

So if you multiple 9% by 12 = 109% which is slightly above 12hours.

Everyone can also test this, and see if their RAZR is the same, if so, no more complaints =)

Which is roughly 12 and a bit hours, please everyone also share their results using the same setup and post your results so we can all share, hope this helps =)
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3rd December 2011, 01:38 PM   |  #2  
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I can run 16 hrs stock out of the box under moderate use.

Here's where I'm at now and I'm stock...



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3rd December 2011, 04:24 PM   |  #3  
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just turn off 4g except when you plan on surfing the web and it will be fine...
3rd December 2011, 04:54 PM   |  #4  
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My battery life has almost tripled ever since I turned off my 4G radio.

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3rd December 2011, 05:11 PM   |  #5  
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Yes, after 3 weeks try and error, 4G is the biggest consumer of battery.

Second is screen.
3rd December 2011, 05:23 PM   |  #6  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by royalbloodvi

[*]In-built setcpu function, set min/max to 300mhz on idle



Where is the built-in setcpu function? I have been looking around but can't seem to find any setting like this.

I'm aware that Juice Defender has an option like this but when you say "built-in", it sounds like you're referring to one built-in to Smart Actions.
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3rd December 2011, 07:27 PM   |  #7  
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I believe he is referring to the market app Setcpu.
3rd December 2011, 09:25 PM   |  #8  
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There is no 'acclaimed' 12 hr battery life...it is just possible with no high-tech, settings changing miracle. I get up to 18hrs with moderate use. Aside from 4G...you need to put your screen brightness down to around 30% which still looks very good.
4th December 2011, 03:00 AM   |  #9  
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Make sure you are using the beta version. Then you must go to the profiles ans click advanced, then confirm and the extra options to change frequencies will appear

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4th December 2011, 06:22 AM   |  #10  
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Quote:

2g & Data connnection off when screen off

That basically means that unless you are using the phone with screen on you are not going to get emails.

POINTLESS!

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