1. Growler7's Avatar
    I got a 2nd generation 8gig refurbished touch from Apple 4 days ago. Ok - for the first few days I was using it a lot, so I expected the battery to go down fast- but it did seem to go down pretty fast, like after 2 hours - so maybe it was not fully charged.

    I let it charge up last night for over 10 hours and I was using it today for taking notes, sending a few emails, no music playing, played some games for maybe 30 minutes. Mostly it was just sitting nearby, auto lock set at 5 minutes. I did not actually turn it off at any point, maybe I should.

    After 3 hours the battery was down to 40%, after 4 hours its less than 20%

    Is this normal?
    2009-08-14 12:00 AM
  2. SL4VE's Avatar
    set autolock to 1m and lock when your not using it dont let the timer kick in if your can, help apparently

    run a modest brightness to help not full

    turn off wifi when not in use and location services

    kill processes regularly

    see how that improves the life
    2009-08-14 12:04 AM
  3. Growler7's Avatar
    Ok, thanks, I'll play with that for the next couple of days - brightness was already at only 50%
    2009-08-14 12:06 AM
  4. panza's Avatar
    Turning off the wifi when you're not using it usually helps a lot.
    2009-08-23 09:48 PM