My battery does not last half a day . . .

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by russell1256, Jan 9, 2011.

  1. russell1256 macrumors regular

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    My battery does not last half a day. I'm running 4.2.1 on an early 3G model. brightness set at 50%, bluetooth off, 5 min auto-lock, email fetch off, notifications off. Any ideas or thoughts?

    Russell
     
  2. Christian 5G macrumors 6502a

    Christian 5G

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    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPod; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_2_1 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/533.17.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.2 Mobile/8C148 Safari/6533.18.5)

    Turn off wi fi, that's best
     
  3. wordoflife macrumors 604

    wordoflife

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    Turning off Wi-Fi will probably solve your issues.
     
  4. blackberrypilot macrumors 6502

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  5. Brucewl macrumors 6502

    Brucewl

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    I should to say wifi is the most battery waste!!:eek:
     
  6. atlanticza macrumors 6502a

    atlanticza

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    The Last Word on Battery Longevity in Gadgets

    An interesting read from Popular Mechanics:

    The Last Word on Battery Longevity in Gadgets
    Where's the battery-extending truth in the mix of myths, speculation and red herrings? Yes, there is (some) actual scientific research that is all too often ignored. Here is how to make your electronic devices actually last longer.
     

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