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My new HTC Desire HD battery life

12th March 2011, 03:59 PM |#1  
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Hi, I recently brought a HTC Desire HD and my battery life only last a day.
Is there anything I could do to make the battery life last longer like two days? I dont no much about android phones but thanks in advance.
12th March 2011, 04:02 PM |#2  
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You could, but you would be taking the smart out of your smartphone.

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12th March 2011, 04:16 PM |#3  
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Hi, I recently brought a HTC Desire HD and my battery life only last a day.
Is there anything I could do to make the battery life last longer like two days? I dont no much about android phones but thanks in advance.

Nothing much you can do with HTC Stock RUU (un-rooted). Atleast you can remove your HTC Sense account which helps you save some battery.
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Nothing much you can do with HTC Stock RUU (un-rooted). Atleast you can remove your HTC Sense account which helps you save some battery.

What is the HTC Sense account?
12th March 2011, 07:26 PM |#5  
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Turn WIFI off, use 2G only and of course as the screen uses the most juice, turn the brightness down to about 15%. You can find more tips by search the forums. Also check if anything other than screen uses more than 10% (with medium usage).

I can get 3 days with my DHD, but that's with minimal/ no usage.
2 days with some usage and 1 day with heavy usage.
I usually end up with about 20% left at the end of the day
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The HTC sense account helps you find your device's location, wipe it or lock it if it's stolen from the internet (go to htc sense, log into your account <if you have one> and see what it does- you can do that from your pc)

on your phone you could disable the account from menu (all apps)>settings> accounts&sync>htc sense>remove account.

more, you can adjust the brightness at a lower value, a short display timeout (the display is the main power sucker) and you can also set a higher refresh rate for every account (menu (all apps)>settings>accounts&sync>open every account and change 'update schedule')

good luck
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