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AdaM040
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6/30/2014 | 7:03:27 AM
re: 4 Fixes For iPhone 4S Battery Woes
This is a great artile and I have a recommendation when meet with such battery issue. Try to use Battery Doctor.This is a free app and it is easy and stable when using it. Besides, you can get more tips which is helpful to help you optimize your battery. Here it is: http://freewaretube.com/battery-doctor-the-best-free-app-to-help-you-prolong-ios-battery-life/
DanilaV053
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2/10/2014 | 4:33:55 AM
If your iPhone doesn't keep its charge...
You might need calibrating iPhone battery if it degrades with time. It's simple and will max out battery usage: http://www.iosappsandhacks.com/iphone-battery-calibration
DrNET
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11/6/2011 | 1:32:10 AM
re: 4 Fixes For iPhone 4S Battery Woes
I just purchased the 4S and experienced the same quick battery drain. That is when I noticed that the email screen was showing that it was checking email about every 5-10 seconds. I also noticed that the wireless AP was constantly being hit, thus chewing up more power. Simply turned email Push off and wala, I can use the phone, email, and other apps normally without unusual battery drain.
I have it checking email every hour, but it still checks immediately when I open the email app.
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11/3/2011 | 7:53:28 PM
re: 4 Fixes For iPhone 4S Battery Woes
Need a minor correction to one of your hints - a step was left out. All are good points but the Time Zone issue is key. It is one of the best hints because it has been reported widely as the source of the worst bug.

Here is correct path: Changing Time Zone is part of the iPhone's Location Services menu (Settings > Location Services > System Services > Setting Time Zone)
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11/2/2011 | 10:48:17 PM
re: 4 Fixes For iPhone 4S Battery Woes
I agree with ANON completely, it is a choice and no one should feel insulted on which they choose. I was new to the iPhone market when I got my Verizon 4 back in March. I have now switched to the 4S and love it. However, before that, I was a Droid man from the beginning, being an owner of both the original Motorola Droid, as well as the Motorola Droid X. Great phones, no doubt, but I found what I am looking for with the iPhones. And I can guarantee you, with the disdain I typically hold for Apple products, it is certainly not for the purpose of a status symbol. I finally got around to believing that while I can still hate Apple computers with a passion, the iPhone is just that, a phone, and I do not need a phone that i can 'hack' into, just one that works how it is supposed to. The iPhone does that for me.
DenverNick
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11/2/2011 | 10:39:36 PM
re: 4 Fixes For iPhone 4S Battery Woes
Thanks, Tom, I had been referring to my first comment up top. It had posted, I had seen it there and then the next time I looked, it was gone. Of course, ten minutes after I posted this other message, it showed up again so I was scrambling to remove the other, with no luck. Thank you for your response.
ANON1237925156805
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11/1/2011 | 7:45:29 PM
re: 4 Fixes For iPhone 4S Battery Woes
What rot! One can argue pro and con about the ability to insert a spare battery internally and if that's what drives your smartphone decision, then good on ya. I agree that it feels a bit controlling not to be able to open the hood and swap, but on the other hand it does ensure proper disposal of the most toxic component of the mobile device. And it sure doesn't prevent me from carrying extra juice. For the same cost and weight as a spare battery I can and do carry a Mophie battery pack that I can plug into the proprietary (ych!) usb port to recharge and run the phone when I'm not near an outlet. So in practical terms this is not the big issue that you make it out to be. In fact since historically Apple's batteries have been excellent and since they charge so quickly even now, this has been a selling point for me.

Now there are batteru problems caused by the new OS. Apple isn't dodging the issue. They'll fix it and life will go on.

Is this thrilling? No, but it's no more of a nuisance than the 50 apps that Android removed from its uncurated app market and uninstalled remotely from users' phones because of malware. It's no more of a nuisance than being told that my hardware doesn't support the latest flavor of Android so I"m stuck with licorice while my best pal is eating cupcakes.

Fact is that so called closed and open environments each have their plesses and challenges. Pick one and have confidence in your choice. That way you won't need insult those who make a different choice. While you are at it remember that without the iPhone there wouldl ikely not be an Android phone as yhou know it today. While Google has made some innovations, it's amazing how much of the core of the interface is based on the iPhone. Even new features like folders work exactly like their iPhone coutnerpartws.

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11/1/2011 | 2:26:14 PM
re: 4 Fixes For iPhone 4S Battery Woes
Love your reply, you hit my points dead on the money. I have two touch a touch screen Nokias, X6 and C6 and they go for days on a charge but those are phone with apps that are tools only...not toys or symbols of false status. I also use an Atrix and always get through the day, on weekends maybe two.
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11/1/2011 | 2:08:24 PM
re: 4 Fixes For iPhone 4S Battery Woes
Denver,

I see two comments by you above. Which one are you referring to?

As a rule the only comments that are blocked are SPAM (obviously) and any that are blatantly offensive, derogatory, use foul language. Everyone is free to agree/disagree as long as it's done respectfully.

Cheers,
Tom LaSusa
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11/1/2011 | 1:19:01 PM
re: 4 Fixes For iPhone 4S Battery Woes
@dfweezel, Apple is so arrogant you can't carry a spare battery because you can't replace the iToy's battery without sending it in to Apple. You did, however, hit the nail on the head about getting a different phone. While I almost never have to charge my DroidX's batter more than every day or so, I can replace it, I can, if I needed to, buy an extended life battery (I'm still using the original battery a year later), or carry more than one battery if I needed. The solution is for all the Apple zealots out there to get off their high horse and buy an actual phone and not a toy that only appears to get tested when they magically "lose" or have one "stolen" one in a bar a week or two before they're released.
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