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Thread: Could Downgrading/Upgrading Stop My Battery From Draining?

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    Default Could Downgrading/Upgrading Stop My Battery From Draining?
    For some reason, my 1G phone gets REAL warm while making calls, which drains my battery BIG TIME. My battery got 25% drained just from a 12 minute call. Do you think that if I were to downgrade the firmware that that could stop the battery from draining so much? Just to let you know, I'm currently on firmware 2.2.

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    If you are jailbroken you can install SB Settings processes and if not there are a number of memory apps availble on teh app store that can show what processes are running in the background. If you have a bunch of stuff running while on the call this could do it.

    Also you r battery may need recalibration. Let it run down to 10% (you get a warning) and then charge it fully- several hours or overnight- do not use it during this time. Even if it says 100% let it go longer.

    How often do you reboot your phone? You should reboot the phone at least once a day. If you are jailbroken you can "respring" with SB settings or Respring app. I repsring my phone several times a day after using safari or ipod or mail.

    How long has it been since you did a full restore? Just like a computer- the file system can benefit from a good housecleaning.

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