|Apr 3, 2013, 03:13 PM||#1|
Refurbished 4G iPod touch Battery issues
Recently I purchased an Apple Certified Refurbished 4th generation iPod touch on ebay. Upon charging the device and quickly fiddling around with it, I noticed the battery seems to be draining extremely fast. For example, I fully charged it last Tuesday (3/26/13) and today I cannot start it up. It displays a red battery indicator. It has been on standby the whole time. I only turned it on 2 times to check the standby time. Halfway through this process, I checked the usage and standby time and it showed that it had 4 hours of usage and 4 days of standby time left.
To give you some background info:
- BT is off
- WiFi is on
- iTunes wireless sync is on
- Push notifications are on (I do not receive that many on my other devices)
- iCloud backup is on
- Mail is set to retrieve manually
These are the same settings as my two-year-old iPad 2, which does not have this issue.
Is this battery life behavior normal for the 4G iPod touch with the above settings enabled or does it appear I am having a problem?
Thank you very much!
|Apr 3, 2013, 05:54 PM||#2|
I've never had this problem with mine or heard of it, but based on the information given, its probably a piece of **** and you should return it if possible. Maybe recharge it and try again a few times and if it repeats the same thing, then it's most likely a bad battery and you're screwed. Good luck
|Apr 3, 2013, 05:59 PM||#3|
Yes, my 2G iPod touch, even though it does not have all the features, such as iCloud and WiFi sync, that could drain the battery, actually has better battery life after 4 1/2 years.
|Apr 4, 2013, 12:43 PM||#4|
I'd see what the Genius Bar could do.
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