Resolved Dramatic Boost In Battery Life

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  1. Macman45, Nov 23, 2011
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    Macman45 macrumors demi-god

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    After I re-calibrated my 4S battery. I am now getting something approaching what I had on the 4.

    When I say re-calibrate, I mean go the whole hog allow your 4S to shut down due to lack of power.

    Charge back to 100% and leave it on charge an extra hour.

    Then use as normal....It certainly worked for me.
     
  2. saving107 macrumors 603

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    I like these threads because they always lack so much information.

    When you say Dramatic Boost, I don't know what that means.

    • What was your battery like before?
    • What is it like now?
    • Did you change your daily usage? (play more or less games?, made more or less calls? etc...)
     
  3. Macman45 thread starter macrumors demi-god

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    I POsted My Stats.

    In another thread. Same usage, same things off same things on.

    Prior to calibration I was getting about 7-8 hours before the battery dropped to 10%

    After calibration (and one day's normal use) The battery display's 99%

    Happy?
     
  4. Jordan921 macrumors 68040

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    Am I reading this right. You're using your phone the whole day and you're saying at the end of the day it's at 99%?!
     
  5. TM WAZZA macrumors 68000

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    From what I understand the brightness is at 99%...
     
  6. Macman45 thread starter macrumors demi-god

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    Clarification

    1 day's normal usage after re-calibration=99% left in the battery. It's on all day.

    Nothing to due with screen or any other changes. Just a recal.
     
  7. Jordan921 macrumors 68040

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    I find it really hard to believe that your phone only went down 1% after a full day.
     
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    It's "Magical & Revolutionary"

    Yes indeed. :)
     
  9. aphexacid macrumors 6502a

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    sigh...I think we'd all have been happy if you would have posted your "results" in one if the 1,000 other battery threads.
     
  10. Macman45 thread starter macrumors demi-god

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    Me Too

    But it did. Thats not to say it won't take a dive today though! time will tell. As of this minute its showing 98%
     
  11. kvizzel macrumors 6502a

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    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_3_3 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/533.17.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.2 Mobile/8J2 Safari/6533.18.5)

    lol 99%? are you ocuppying macrumors?
     
  12. Jordan921 macrumors 68040

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    You haven't really posted any proof.
     
  13. Macman45 thread starter macrumors demi-god

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    Why On Earth

    Would I lie? I'm too busy to take screenshots etc. What's the point of posting a bunch of C***?

    I post only for the information of others. Having tried re-charging @ 10% and still getting lousy battery life, I followed :apple: instructions and did the full calibration.

    As I said, so far a dramatic improvement, but it's early day's.
     
  14. saving107 macrumors 603

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    Its a possibility.
     
  15. Macman45 thread starter macrumors demi-god

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    Well I Can Assure You

    That I have better things to do. With your "Trust Nobody" attitude, why be here at all?

    Some people:mad:

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    And battery now shows 91% Hmmm. Might not be such a great fix, but we will see.
     
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    Too busy to post screenshots but you're posting just fine.
     
  17. saving107 macrumors 603

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    My point is that you have yet to provide any evidence to back-up your claim of Dramatic Boost.

    I'm still baffled by what this means? Before you were getting 7-8 hours battery life on your iPhone 4S, but after you calibrated the battery your usage is now 99%?
     
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    Not Exactly

    When I charged the phone at the 10% point (when it reminds you) I charged to 100% and in normal use got 7-8 hours before the 10% point was reached.

    The re-calibration was done on Tuesday, and since then the battery seems to be holding a better charge.

    Having said that, I just took a ten minute call and it dropped from 98% to 91% 7% per call? It doesn't bode well, but only time will tell.
     
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    This.

    Either your battery meter is hung, or im calling BS.
     
  21. Arnezie macrumors 65816

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    Yup yup :D
     
  22. Macman45 thread starter macrumors demi-god

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    Neither

    2 short calls later, and I'm now back in the same boat....now reads 79% It won't last the day.

    Are Apple going to fix this? I carry my 4 around with me fully charged, just a sim swap.

    But it shouldn't be like this.

    Will they make it work? Or have they just loaded it with too much?
     
  23. Macman45 thread starter macrumors demi-god

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    A State Of The Art

    Phone with less than a day's worth of battery life? I like the features, but I'm seriously thinking about returning it.

    Back in the day, the old batteries had more go in them...Okay I know they were running less stuff.

    It's not good enough. And no folks, I didn't lie or mislead you, just hoped I had cracked it.

    I havent.:(
     
  24. Macman45 thread starter macrumors demi-god

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    Love It

    I will email it to my Apple friends:D

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