1. cobra302's Avatar
    I jailbroke yesterday along with everyone else, how has your battery life been? I'm not quite sure just yet. Seems like its a little worse, but could be be sued I've been messing with it more than normal. I'll have to see what happens in the me t few days. Anyone else notice any issues with battery life? I know that the jailbreak itself won't cause the battery to drain, I think it's a placebo effect for me.


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    02-05-2013 11:31 PM
  2. BLiNK's Avatar
    i know there will be people who will disagree with this but IMHO there is always be some effect on battery performance due to the tweaks we add to our devices after jailbreaking. the diehard jailbreakers look at it as a small price to pay to configure their iDevice the way they want it

    this is definitely ONE of the reasons why i have a difficult time staying jailbroken because i can tell a difference not too long after setting up my jailbroken device, especially now. i have been pure for months before evasi0n and know how my battery behaves stock. i am having a difficult time trying to find a reason to sacrifice battery performance just for a few tweaks
    02-06-2013 12:39 AM
  3. natasftw's Avatar
    i know there will be people who will disagree with this but IMHO there is always be some effect on battery performance due to the tweaks we add to our devices after jailbreaking. the diehard jailbreakers look at it as a small price to pay to configure their iDevice the way they want it

    this is definitely ONE of the reasons why i have a difficult time staying jailbroken because i can tell a difference not too long after setting up my jailbroken device, especially now. i have been pure for months before evasi0n and know how my battery behaves stock. i am having a difficult time trying to find a reason to sacrifice battery performance just for a few tweaks
    See, we're the exact opposite. I have a hard time putting restrictions on my phone simply to avoid finding a charger a couple hours sooner :P
    02-06-2013 01:13 AM
  4. iDonev's Avatar
    i know there will be people who will disagree with this but IMHO there is always be some effect on battery performance due to the tweaks we add to our devices after jailbreaking. the diehard jailbreakers look at it as a small price to pay to configure their iDevice the way they want it
    Agreed. Every tweaks, no matter how lightweight, requires the processor to do extra work. And that extra work can add up. Every time you see that cool new animation, know that you're taxing your processor more than before and you use a bit of your life battery.
    02-07-2013 06:03 AM
  5. justvalencia's Avatar
    Agreed. Every tweaks, no matter how lightweight, requires the processor to do extra work. And that extra work can add up. Every time you see that cool new animation, know that you're taxing your processor more than before and you use a bit of your life battery.
    you said every tweaks, does that include the themes?



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    02-07-2013 06:18 AM
  6. rlacrossjr's Avatar
    Day one sucked for me but had a lot of resprings. Second day seemed normal for me.


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    02-07-2013 06:34 AM
  7. Ipheuria's Avatar
    The battery life depends on a lot of things and it shouldn't be made this basic tweaks take cpu power. These tweaks are no different from apps in the official store they just aren't sanctioned by Apple. Sure they are not all created equal and some cause memory leaks but hence I said it's more than just a basic argument. Themes are putting images over the original OS and will definitely take some extra power but the features I use are all things that increase the usefulness of the phone. The things I've always lived by is check Cydia every now and then and do all the updates to stay up to date. Any JB app I need to only run once in awhile I kill it once I'm done ie. Cydia, Winterboard, iFile Once I've applied the tweak etc why leave it running? I have never had abnormal battery drain and it's also not like it doesn't happen on stock iOS either. The tweaks enhance the device and that is the most important thing. Just use the charging cable ;0) if it makes it unstable that is a different thing then it's decreasing the usefulness instead.
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    02-07-2013 07:01 AM
  8. Sekelani Zwambila's Avatar
    The battery life depends on a lot of things and it shouldn't be made this basic tweaks take cpu power. These tweaks are no different from apps in the official store they just aren't sanctioned by Apple. Sure they are not all created equal and some cause memory leaks but hence I said it's more than just a basic argument. Themes are putting images over the original OS and will definitely take some extra power but the features I use are all things that increase the usefulness of the phone. The things I've always lived by is check Cydia every now and then and do all the updates to stay up to date. Any JB app I need to only run once in awhile I kill it once I'm done ie. Cydia, Winterboard, iFile Once I've applied the tweak etc why leave it running? I have never had abnormal battery drain and it's also not like it doesn't happen on stock iOS either. The tweaks enhance the device and that is the most important thing. Just use the charging cable ;0) if it makes it unstable that is a different thing then it's decreasing the usefulness instead.
    I agree. I had battery problems with my stock iphone 5 before jailbreaking. I never got close to 7.5 hours usage. Now since i have jailbroken battery is basically the same.
    I have very cool tweaks installed.
    Here. They are
    Battery life-imageuploadedbytapatalk-21360243696.451058.jpg
    And my home screen

    I installed this themeBattery life-imageuploadedbytapatalk-21360243818.689335.jpg called limbo and it did affect my battery a bit. But I went back to my stock home screen


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    02-07-2013 07:31 AM
  9. Ipheuria's Avatar
    What do you think of Auxo? I was thinking of doing it but heard it affects memory.
    02-07-2013 04:44 PM
  10. Sekelani Zwambila's Avatar
    What do you think of Auxo? I was thinking of doing it but heard it affects memory.
    Auxo is amazing. In terms of memory it doesn't use much. I haven't noticed anything. I always close my apps
    02-09-2013 01:19 AM
  11. Ipheuria's Avatar
    Hmmmmm I just might have to give it a try 😄
    02-09-2013 12:41 PM
  12. Jdeezy85's Avatar
    any apps that show you which is using the most battery or memory? My battery is noticebly getting hit hard.
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    02-10-2013 12:12 AM
  13. Sekelani Zwambila's Avatar
    any apps that show you which is using the most battery or memory? My battery is noticebly getting hit hard.
    Facebook and games take a huge chunk of memory
    02-10-2013 03:41 AM

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