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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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How to turn off Windows Phone if it is unresponsive and has an internal battery?

Today my Samsung Focus hung while installing an app. When I pressed the bottom hardware buttons, it vibrated, but there was no feedback on the screen. I held the power off button but nothing happened....
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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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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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Abnormal heating up in Windows Phone 8.1 Preview

I am using Windows Phone 8.1 Preview since it was released. From day before yesterday my phone is getting hotter (really very hot) and battery draining too faster. Same happened twice yesterday. I got ...
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950 XL battery life tips?

Sometimes it gets randomly warm and starts draining fast! But even when it doesn't, it does not last very long at all. Maybe around 2 hours I am already at around 50% from a full charge! Anyone else ...
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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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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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How do I identify why my battery is draining faster than nornal?

Lumia 920 with Black update, running WP8. Until about a week ago, my phone had good battery life. Now it drains quickly, and the phone is always hot. I don't recall updating any apps, and it's been ...