Increased Battery Life with no updates O.o

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by dannyboyayyo, Sep 10, 2008.

  1. dannyboyayyo macrumors newbie

    Jul 28, 2008
    I read that 2.1 firmware is supposed to increase it but...

    Today the only thing I used was the new Itunes 8.0 and my battery is still fully charged...

    Usage: 2 hours 41 minutes
    Standby: 12 hours and 15 minutes

    I can post a pic if you guys want...

    Location services off and 3g was on the entire day.

    I watched a 25min video and listened to like 40-1hour worth of music. Talk time was probably around 10 minutes though...

    Anyone else have a sudden increase in battery life?
  2. Niiro13 macrumors 68000

    Feb 12, 2008
    It could be incorrectly reading the battery life...
  3. mavis macrumors 68040


    Jul 30, 2007
    Tokyo, Japan
    Wirelessly posted (iPhone 3G (16GB, 2.0.2 JB'd): Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 2_0_2 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/525.18.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.1.1 Mobile/5C1 Safari/525.20)

    No increase here. Still had to charge my phone at work today. :(
  4. rotobadger macrumors 65816


    Sep 18, 2007
    That is a glitch that sometimes happens (has happened to me twice). Shut your phone off and turn back on. Real battery life will be displayed.

    Either that or you have the limited edition Harry Potter phone with never ending battery.

    But I'm betting it's a glitch.
  5. JForestZ34 macrumors 6502a

    Nov 18, 2007

    I thought that the iphone update was supposed to come out on Fri? Am I missing something?

  6. Chicagomac08 macrumors member

    Jul 10, 2008
    yeah, It sucks to not last the whole day.....:mad:
  7. dannyboyayyo thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 28, 2008
    hmm it did seem to be reading the battery wrong. I power cycled my phone and the battery is a little over 50%..oh wells so much for that...let us see how things go on Friday...
  8. Crevice macrumors regular

    Sep 3, 2008
    There you guys went and ruined his fun...You could of just let him pretend his phone had a never ending battery...but you all went and ruined Christmas
  9. icewing macrumors 6502

    Jun 19, 2008
    St Louis
    My phone seems to show less than half the battery left, but when I plug it in the green battery on the screen always shows more. Dunno why...

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