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Battery Life Concerns

We all have had different experiences with our battery. This is what my EVO looked like today. As you can see, lots and lots of use. This is the stock battery, btw… I can squeeze a lot more out of my 3500mAh extended battery.

Here’s my setup:

  • SOS v1.9.0.7 (Swag = ON)
  • Lithid’s Freedom v0.9 Less
  • CPU: 768MHz/245MHz
  • Governor: InteractiveX
  • RAM Tweak: Juwe11’s built-in
  • Task Killer: none
  • Clock speed app: No Frills CPU Control
  • Usage: Heavy (games, lots of Tapatalk, occasional Googling, etc.)

What’s your battery life like? Post your setup and results in the comments below.

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10 responses

  1. I usually keep my phone on a charger, but I sure as hell ain't getting no 18 hours. I think I drop to the early 80's/ late 70's (%) after an hour walk in which I use my zune for music. I think 99% of it depends on cell signal though, and I actually am in shock because I checked and I have full signal…. when'd that happen? Must be the construction equipment outside boosting my signal. I average -50 bars. Today I'll be at my sister's watching her dumb kid while her and her husband go out and do dumb things, I'm usually there maybe four hours and that's the only time I give my phone heavy use and when I leave my battery's usually just about dead, but I've always made it home to the charger in time. What's important is while using SOS I've yet to be in a situation where my phone has died while I haven't had access to a charger. SOS v1.9.0.7 (Swag = ON)default SOS kernelCPU: 800-998MHz/245MHzGovernor: InteractiveXRAM Tweak: If you mean built-in as in comes with the rom then I guess I got juwe11's, but I don't even know what this is so if you're supposed to boot it up and do something to it then yeah I don't know heheheheheheaaaaaaaTask Killer: noneClock speed app: No Frills CPU ControlUsage: I facebook message with one person, check my forum with forum runner, check another forum with the default browser, play minebuilder once a week or so for two minutes until I remember I'm not into it, check amazon app store for the free app of the day, basically I do nothing except when I'm watching my sister's stupid kid Look at it this way, you've put out less than 3000 updates yet SOS is better than CM7 (and everything else for that matter). People having problems either have a corrupted install and need to do a reinstall, didn't properly wipe, or don't live near one of the three half-operational towers located in hidden vaults inside america. I'd recommend putting in a usage statistics thingy though.

    December 7, 2011 at 8:31 AM

  2. 7:23 40% though I waited less than two minutes to type this and it's at 38I've literally barely touched the phoneTo me that's fine, it's not hard to find an outlet in 2011Also, this is probably android or sense, but icons in folders turn into the generic android icon for I think just apps on the sd card, again no big deal at all at least for meALSO, I can't log into xda and I can't get the password reminder email even though it says it's sent so you add me to gtalk thelegendaryfjscrew@gmail.com I'm down to 36%, I'm not high so this didn't take me five hours to type out this time hhahaha

    December 8, 2011 at 2:28 PM

  3. I had to login to post that, down to 34%I guess it does die pretty fast when I'm actually using itDo you keep your phone on the charger often or do you let it fully, or almost drain? I keep mine charging constantly, if you do differently let me know and I'll run my phone exactly like yours to see if it makes a differencealsoclickingadsforyabuddy

    December 8, 2011 at 2:32 PM

  4. I started the day at 100% got to work and was at 96% turned on 4g and downloaded a tool cd so I would have some new music at work time I was done downloading and unzipped the mp3 file I was at 80% jammed out for almost 5 hours and made 2 ten minute phone calls and added a person to my contacts I turned the screen on every time I change songs and the headset volume was up all the wayi got home and I was at 62% from the time I unpluged it till the time I olives it back in was 6.75 hours I have the same set up but I use aggressive freedom 175 undervolted

    December 8, 2011 at 6:51 PM

  5. My battery issues are abt that same. I need a good. battery monitor program. thought abt buying setpc. Side note. Is it possible for me to uninstall the essential app pack? I am new to rooting and love this swag rom but don't use any of those apps In the pack.

    December 9, 2011 at 9:15 PM

  6. joe, you don't have to install thatBut you did and I never have, so I'm assuming you can uninstall them normally right? if so get something with a mass uninstaller like advanced task manager by aaron la There's also a way to remove apps by deleting them from the apps folder but I keep forgetting how………….. HEY SAM HOW DO I REMOVE PEEP AGAIN AND WILL THAT WORK FOR JOE'S PROBLEM? DAMN I HATE TWITTER SO MUCH

    December 24, 2011 at 1:26 PM

  7. @jobujoe44 Listen to steveyos@steveyos /system/app/HtcTwitter.apk or something like that. I'll double check it later.

    December 27, 2011 at 10:20 AM

  8. That's all I needed I'll remember it from now on hahahaha thanks

    January 2, 2012 at 4:28 PM

  9. AJ

    So I did your same set up you have but my problem is that I still have crappy battery, my battery goes down 1% about every minute I use it.

    January 30, 2012 at 6:26 PM

    • Hey! Check out this post (it will be done in a few hours). I guarantee you that your battery life will be better 🙂

      January 31, 2012 at 1:05 PM

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