ipod touch 2g battery

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  1. Thunda23

    Thunda23 New Member

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    the battery seems to go dead alot faster than it should.....any ideas what i can do?
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    take it to apple, tell them ur problems, and they should get u a new one
  3. Germany

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    The more video related things you do, the faster the battery goes down. This includes most apps, just navigating in general, and watching videos of course. The brightness of the screen is also a major factor in battery life. Try turning it down a ways, and you'll be surprised how much more time you get out of your battery.

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    alright i'll try that ..
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    Also, when you are listening to music you can put your iPod in sleep mode. It doesn't use the backlight (huge energy sucker) while you aren't even looking at the screen. Sure, you might need to turn it on when you want to change the song, but songs last from 3-4 minutes on average and that's 3-4 minutes of battery saved each time.
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    i turn my wifi off when its obvious i'm not going to be using it and i always have my brightness down pretty low. you get used to the darker screen and it does save tons of battery life.
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    How did I forget about that! That is almost as big of an energy sucker as the backlight. If you know you aren't going to need/use wifi, then just turn it off. Nice point dahomino.

    Another thing I thought of, in settings, under fetch new data, turn that to manually. This will only fetch new data when you manually select it too. It even says in the settings menu, "For better battery life, fetch less frequently."

    There are so many things you can do to save some battery time. These are a few of them I have thought of so far. (This post and my other posts).
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    apps running on background could also be an energy killer, try closing the app completely by holding home button for 5 seconds .

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  9. Joe Rossignol

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    This is actually a major point, and can really conserve battery life.

    Just pressing the home button and returning to SpringBoard just hides the application, but holding it down for 6 or 7 seconds will also bring you back to SpringBoard but instead will close the application completely.
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    Turn wifi off and turn brightness down those help

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