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Old 03-23-2007, 03:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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When you leave the bluetooth on all the time? Even if a device is not connected?

Should it matter at all? I just hate HATE turning the BT on everytime I want to use my headset on my 8800.

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I rarely ever turn off my BT. I notice no power drain leaving it on and not connected.
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It is a second radio transmitter so it will draw some but from my experience not much if not active and in use transmitting. when not it goes into standby and waits for a connection.
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Mine's on all the time and I don't really notice a significant drop according to the battery meter FWIW. However, I do charge nightly. It might make a bigger difference if you're one of those users who insists on running the BB as long as possible between charges...
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as a rule of thumb turn off as many applications as possible...
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