Biggest battery saving setting

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by bbplayer5, Sep 4, 2009.

  1. bbplayer5 macrumors 68030

    Apr 13, 2007
    Turn 3G off if you have any type of push notification active. Tried it today and wow... Id normally be around 85% right about now during the day... but currently im around 97%.
  2. fireshot91 macrumors 601


    Jul 31, 2008
    Northern VA

    Biggest battery saver=Airplane mode.

    Seriously, I can last 2 weeks with it on.
  3. Dominat0r macrumors 6502a


    Jul 25, 2009
    hehe, as i do agree that airplane mode is the best when it comes to battery conservation...however, it cripples the phone =)

    Edge though at least lets you keep your device for what it is...a PHONE...

    I dont get great Edge phone quality though, sometimes sounds just awful, and disconnects if i go somewhere like a supermarket or home depot. 3G however lets me talk pretty much everywhere....even the only tunnel that we have in my county =) Edge will drop off in the middle of the tunnel or in a elevator.
  4. chakraj macrumors 65816


    Feb 6, 2008
    So Cal
    For the most battery savings possible, you need to hold down the button on top of the phone. Then slide the red bar, that will put it into extra battery save mode. I am sure you can get 2 weeks to a month or more from your charge by doing that one thing alone.:)
  5. bbplayer5 thread starter macrumors 68030

    Apr 13, 2007
    Pretty big difference between turning the radio off, and switching signals. I realize you were just try to be a jerk, but thats ok...

    3G + Push notifications = Insane battery drain
    Edge + Push notifications = Very little

    Pretty simple really. Only turn 3G on when you need it - IE, web surfing.
  6. Small White Car macrumors G4

    Small White Car

    Aug 29, 2006
    Washington DC
    Screen brightness.

    Anything else is too much of a compromise to be worth it.
  7. FXT 1 macrumors 6502

    Jul 14, 2009

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