iPhone Battery Consumption - iWidgets - LockHTML - GroovyLock

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by 0xyMoron, Apr 11, 2014.

  1. 0xyMoron macrumors 6502

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    #1
    Apparently customizing a JailBroken iPhone doesn't come cheap, at least battery consumption wise.. I'm wondering if anyone noticed extreme drop in battery life after full charge using any of the mentioned tweaks, personally i stay away from everything that includes live animations, increase the update interval of weather stuff and try as much as i can to avoid on-screen widgets unless i find a widget properly done. So the question is those who use HTML LockScreen + iWidgets, is it worth it? and did you notice any impact on battery life?
     
  2. eyoungren macrumors P6

    eyoungren

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    I have 40 or so tweaks, two of which are iWidgets and LockHTML.

    LivePapers, an animated iWidget, Dashboard X with the Forecast tweak on my lock and homescreens, weather updating every 15 mins and no issues with battery.

    But I also have Smart 3G+LTE installed which automatically shuts off my cellular data and radio and turns on WiFi when I enter a WiFi network (and does the reverse when I leave).
     

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