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WiFi vs Mobile Data: Battery usage

Case 1: I use the mobile WiFi for Internet usage (assuming normal usage - majority of the time, phone being idle with intermittent Internet usage). Case 2: I keep WiFi off, and use the mobile's data ...
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Battery percent

I want to know if there's a battery percent on the update 8.1. I see it in some people's phones but I don't know if they have an app for that or if that's a thing of the update 8.1.
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Windows Phone 8.1 Battery Drainage

I get the feeling that after updating my WP to 8.1, the battery drains faster. Does anyone else get the same issue? is there a solution for this?
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Phone shows that it is still charging after disconnect

From time to time, the phone shows that it is charging even after I unplugged it from the power source. I can't exactly reveal the dependence from the type of power source. For example, if I charged ...
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Battery use Nokia Lumia 620

I am using the Nokia Lumia 620 for about 1 month. Although in general I like the phone, there are some things about it that are rather curious. One is that the usage of the battery follows a strange ...
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Nokia Lumia 925 does not fully charge

My Nokia Lumia 925 does not charge fully. The phone's battery has already been replaced one month ago. T-Mobile said because I did not use a Nokia charger plug. Is there a fix?
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Nokia Lumia 620 different battery consumption rates in idle screen

I have a pretty new Nokia Lumia 620 (15 days of life). I'm very careful with it, especially regarding battery care. I have read a lot of papers about proper battery usage now and two years ago when I ...
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Are extra batteries bad for the phone?

I have a Lumia 820, and use a lot of data on it as well as plenty gaming. Of course, fast battery drainage is a result. The battery always gets eaten up by mid-day every day. I was thinking about ...
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Will frequent charging shorten battery life?

I purchased a Nokia Wireless Charging Plate DT-900 for my Nokia Lumia 920. If I place my Lumia on the charging plate all night every night and every time I put it down not using it, even if the ...
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Why is turning on battery saver all the time not recommended?

As you can read here Microsoft advises against turning on the battery saver all the time. I am very disappointed in the battery life of my Lumia 920 and would like to turn on the battery saver for the ...
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did i mess up the battery

i drained the battery in my nokia lumia as told in store and i plugged it in to charge it for the 1st time and the phone just powered on so i put my pin in and used it for a half hour while it ...
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Can you ruin a battery by letting it fully drain?

I have an LG Quantum C900 Windows 7.5 phone. I accidentally didn't have the charging cord plugged in when I thought it was, so instead of charging it fully drained. Now when I try and charge it all I ...
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Where can I find data about battery life of current Windows Phone 8 phones? [closed]

Where can I find data about battery life of current Windows Phone 8 phone models?
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How to resolve Lumia 920 Battery Life problems?

My Lumia 920 runs out of battery in around 6 hours. I have full battery when I leave my home in the morning at around 08:50 and at 14:33 it's empty (Battery Widget). I have disabled all background ...
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Will using a car charger degrade my phone's battery?

Now that the Nokia Drive app is out for my 8X, I'm considering getting a car mount and charger so it can replace my GPS device. I've been told that using a car charger can degrade my phone's battery, ...
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Does Activesync's DirectPush lower battery life? Is there any way to improve on that? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which email setting consumes less power, push or poll? During my experience as a Blackberry administrator and programmer I learned that any phone that used HTTP ...
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Are there Windows Phone Apps that can tell me which apps are consuming how many % of battery juice

Are there Windows Phone Apps that can tell me which Windows Phone Apps are consuming how much of battery? and able to tell me how many % left for the phone before it become battery flat?
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WP8 or Nokia Battery Problem with Wireless Charging

I am experiencing an odd problem with wirelessly charging my phone. When placed on the charger, with about 40% battery. The phone 'binged' to let me know it was charging. ~8hrs later, the phone was ...
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Impact of frequent resetting

I have a stupid habit of resetting my phone every month. Does this have any bad impact on WP7 phone??
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Saving battery life on the Lumia 610

My parents just got the Nokia Lumia 610, and I've set it up using the same "battery saving" features I have on my N8 - power saver automatically goes on, changed connection from 3G to E, screen dims ...
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Which uses more battery power, WiFi or 4G? [closed]

I hope this is a general enough question that doesn't vary too much by phone model, but suppose at school or work you have a WiFi connection, which would use less battery power over the course of a ...
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Won't charge if battery is completely drained

I have a Dell Venue Pro and a Dell 214L0 1400mAh battery. When the battery is re-charged before being completely drained, things are fine. However, if the battery is drained, after attaching a ...
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Phone reboots when connecting or removing charger

Since this morning my phone (LG E900) restarts about five seconds after connecting or unplugging the USB cable to charge. The sound effect that usually plays when starting to charge is also missing. ...
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How to find the app whose background task is draining my battery?

My windows phone is around 1.5 years old. But very recently I found my phone run out of battery within 12 hours. I guess tt could be one of the app that I installed is running numerous background ...
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Lumia 800 battery lifetime

I have a Lumia 800 and I recently switched provider (and sim card, of course). I noticed a big drop in the lifetime of the phone's battery after the switch. It's strange. I give the phone the same ...
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Which email setting consumes less power, push or poll?

I would expect hourly polling to consume the least power, but I cannot find a conclusive answer on forums. This post says that push is better, but only for Hotmail accounts, which is strange since the ...
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HTC Radar wrong date/time after empty battery?

If the battery is empty and I switch on the phone after recharge the date and time is not correct. Is that normal for Windows Phones or for the HTC Radar or is there anything wrong? I couldn't find ...
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How to turn off Windows Phone if it is unresponsive and has an internal battery?

Introduction skip to bold if don't like story. Today my Samsung Focus hang when installing an app. When I click the bottom harware buttons it vibrates but no feedback on the screen. I hold the ...
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How do I access the full battery status diagnostic in my Lumia 800?

I have been using a new Lumia 800 since a week ago, and even after the latest update (firmware version 1600.2487.8107.12070) the battery lasts less than my old Trophy 7. I have accessed the battery ...