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How to Improve Android Tablets Battery Life and Speed


Saturday 31st of March 2012 / android.gs
In an era where technology is evolving at a fast paced rate we should have already seen a battery that has an improved life span and that could last for more than one day if we use our devices more often. I’m tired of charging my phone/tablet on a daily basis even if I don’t use it much. I’m going to focus on Android 2.3- Tablets as their battery life is miserable even if you use them or not, compared to the iPad which can stay in idle mode for more than a week and this is achieved through software alone.The battery life on Android 2.3 and earlier Tablets tends to get on the low side because of a bunch of services that are built into the Android OS which run in the background despite the fact that they are not needed. Let me show you how to improve the battery life and the speed of your Android 2.3- Tablet:In order for this to work, you need to root your Tablet and be wary of the word “Tablet” because this method won’t work the same on a Phone or it won’t work at all because the services we mentioned earlier are phone related and could be of great importance and you mig
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How to Improve Android Battery Life - Android Authority


Thursday 29th of December 2011 / androidauthority.com
If you’re one of the 3.7 million people who recently got an Android device activated over the Holidays, there is one thing you should know: how to improve your Android’s battery life.There’s no comparing having an Android device only consumes a small amount of battery. This is why people ask about the battery life of a new product about to be launched in the market. However, did you know that there are some tips you can follow to improve your Android’s battery life? You can easily follow these and optimize your Android’s lifespan until the next charge. Who knows, these tips just might help you when you really need it!Here’s how you can improve the battery life of your Android device:Adjust Screen BrightnessYou don’t really need to have 100% brightness on your Android screen. In fact, having really bright lights can be painful to the eyes. They are only helpful in extremely dark places—but when you’re using your phone, you don’t really limit yourself to such places, right? So even if you’re out on the daytime, you can set your phone to a certain level of brightne
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People receiving your phone--how is the signal strength?


Thursday 05th of July 2012 / forums.androidcentral.com
I want to try to get to the bottom of this, given Samsung's crappy track-record with CDMA/LTE radios. If you go to System Settings-->About Phone-->Network it should tell you your signal strength in dBm. Mine for example on my Rezound at the moment is -82 dBm. If you're coming from another LTE phone, how does it compare?
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Verizon - Galaxy Nexus - Ideas on how to improve battery life?


Thursday 09th of February 2012 / androidforums.com
Hi guys,Do we have any confirmed tips on how to improve the battery life on the Nexus, without sacrificing email, SMS, MMS, & text delay?
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How to Improve Battery Life for the Samsung Epic 4G


Saturday 23rd of October 2010 / androidforums.com
I have written a detailed blog post about how to get improved battery life for the Samsung Epic 4G. I thought I would share it here since it seems like a common problem for many people on this forum: Unweaving the Rainbow: How to Improve Battery Life for the Samsung Epic 4G Hope it helps.
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samsung nexus s - How to monitor signal strength?


Sunday 11th of November 2012 / android.stackexchange.com
I own a Samsung Nexus S 4G on Sprint, and I am having terrible but intermittent problems with my signal quality on my phone. I have reasonably high certainty that this is a hardware issue (my wife has the same phone on the same plan and her phone usually works where mine does not), but due to the fact that the problem is intermittent I have not been able to duplicate it in the Sprint store.What I am looking for is a way (perhaps an app) that will periodically poll and record the signal strength on my phone, as well as recording when my phone fails to connect on a call (during the periods when my phone is acting up this will sometimes occur 10-15 times in a row). Are there any apps that provide this functionality, or would have anyone have any advice on developing this app on my own (I am a decent programmer, but I have never developed an Android app).
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Article - How to Improve Your Samsung Epic 4G Signal


Wednesday 21st of September 2011 / forums.androidcentral.com
i came across this article last night that describes steps that you can take to improve the phone's 4g signal. i want to try this approach b/c i don't get a 4g signal at work or home and my 3g signal is weak but i'm wondering how legit it is. anyone have experience performing the steps this article is talking about like adjusting system settings values for EntryRX, EntryCINR and more?
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How To Improve Signal Strength...Maybe?


Sunday 16th of May 2010 / forums.androidcentral.com
I found this post on Android forums thought it might be interesting if some of us try it and post our findings. I too was experiencing terrible signal problems. I dropped two calls yesterday and I've NEVER dropped a single call in my 3-4 years with VZW. I looked in my phone status and my signal was a -101 which apparently isn't good. Anyways I found a site that has the newest PRL and another site with how to install. With this new PRL installed, my signal is now -91!!!! First go to this site: HowardForums: Your Mobile Phone Community & Resource - Newest 650XX Hybrid PRL and find the post from 5/10/10 that has two zip files. Download the 65133 zip and unzip it. You'll find an RLA file in there. Copy the RLA to the root of your SD card. Then dial ##778 and send. You'll get a popup to view or edit. Hit edit. A password prompt comes up and your password is 000000 (six zeroes). Then scroll down to PRL and hit update PRL. It'll take a few seconds for the screen to change. When it does select for it to find all files and scroll down to the 65133 file and hit okay. Then you'll be back at
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Help. How to improve signal coverage on THREE network


Monday 11th of June 2012 / androidforums.com
Dear All,I have quite a weak signal / bad coverage at my post code.I read a lot and found one thread on Moneysavingexpert.com which suggest the following solution to improve the signal. It says:Go to the phone dialer and dial *#*#4636#*#* (DO NOT press send or call button) just wait a second and you will get the 'test' menu.In the test menu choose 'Phone Information'scroll down and choose on the first drop down - GSM auto (PRL) (for high speed data) or GSM only (You may get 3g if not use GSM auto (PRL). I have chosen GSM (PRL) setting and it works fine on my HTC desire.Back out to test menu then back into 'Phone information' to see if it sticks (if not try again) then back all the way out. Mine stuck with my chosen "GSM (PRL)" setting on the first attempt itself.You might want to reboot (power on and off for those who arent familiar with reboot terminology), but I found the settings worked straight away and I didnt need to reboot.I don't take any responsibility for step 6 - 6) Try other settings on the dropdown if you are brave as I don't know the consequencies of using set
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predictive text. galaxy Centura how to improve accuracy


Monday 09th of September 2013 / androidforums.com
Predictive text on Galaxy Centura is inaccurate and wastes time. I loved it on the Tmobile Prism. How to.improve. accuracy on the Centura?
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