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Old 03-30-2008, 07:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all - couple of questions. For the past two weeks, by 8310 battery does not last even a day, even with minimal use. I charge it every night and yet by mid-day, I am below 50% and by the evening, I am almost out of juice. I read some posts that say that using Today Plus theme can drain the battery more, so I stopped using it as a test and it is still the same.

I was about to order a new battery from Seido but then read that the batteries are the same for the 8310 and my old 8700 so my question is - is it safe to just pop my old battery from my unused 8700 into my 8310?

Second question is - is it true that using the Today Plus theme (any Today theme) is bad for your battery? Experiences?

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Won't hurt to swap batteries. Give it a shot. Yes, today themes have been known to deplete the battery.

Change themes and then reboot the device by removing the battery. Also, did you load any 3rd party apps?
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Thanks John - nope, no 3rd party apps except Yahoo To GO, but I don't keep it running. I'll pop in this old battery and charge it up and see. Thanks
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What about BlueTooth? That also drinks up some juice too if you leave it on all the time.
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It does if you leave it on and a device connected. With it just on but no device connected it doesn't hit the battery that hard.
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