1. dmt316's Avatar
    I will wait until after vacation to play around with this beta. I have no battery issue on this iPhone 4S an want to keep it that way. If I go to bed with 100%, I will still have 95% to 97% depending on the amount of email that came after 6 hours. I can get as high as 20 hours at home with great signal and as low as 6 in a building with poor signal of normal usage.
    i installed last night, went to bed around 11pm with 100%, woke up at 6 am had 20 new emails, 7 notifications from mlb trade rumors, 2 ebay notifications, had full signal and was connected to my wifi. i ha 65% left, thats not an improvement if u ask me. just my experience so far. i will play more today
    12-13-2011 06:52 AM
  2. Guacho's Avatar
    So again....what do you consider improved? 70%? 85%?
    If I leave my iphone 100% charged a at 10pm and pick it up at 6am I'd have around 92%.
    So 65 % is pretty bad.
    12-13-2011 06:57 AM
  3. Tpence2177's Avatar
    Why not just leave your phones plugged in at night and have it at 100% for sure when you wake up in the morning?


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    12-13-2011 07:01 AM
  4. gizbug's Avatar
    Why not just leave your phones plugged in at night and have it at 100% for sure when you wake up in the morning?


    Sent from my iPhone 4 using Tapatalk
    I usually do, but I did this to prove a point, that there is a battery issue.
    12-13-2011 08:47 AM
  5. zm976311's Avatar
    Why not just leave your phones plugged in at night and have it at 100% for sure when you wake up in the morning?


    Sent from my iPhone 4 using Tapatalk
    Not everyone has an outlet by their bed (given they use it as an alarm clock like I do). I charge mine to 100% and then put it on my headboard. Depending on how many emails I get the battery can have anywhere from 97-93% when I wake up from my average of 5-6 hrs of sleep. But back on the topic of Beta 2... I have also noticed that you no longer get the error when looking to see if there's any available updates OTA. I'll probably end up downloading the IPSW anyway for B3, but nice to know that function is back in.
    12-13-2011 10:42 AM
  6. hellomiggy's Avatar
    Wonder if the battery issue is finally fixed ?
    I downloaded apps and deleted emails, usually doing that would knock down my battery 5% at a full charge. So it feels better, I left my house at 8.10 AM, and got to work at 8.45am. It only went down 2%, because of emails and looking for signal. I am liking the new update.
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    12-13-2011 12:16 PM
  7. dmt316's Avatar
    time since last full charge--
    usage - 5hrs 54 mins
    standby - 5 hrs 54 mins

    Was fully charged at 10ish.. Have been streaming pandora for about 3 hours total, 50 new emails(all push) 20 notifications, minimal txting, moderate amt of gaming, no wifi or bluetooth, less then 10 minutes of phone calls.
    12-13-2011 04:41 PM
  8. chriscoleman's Avatar
    time since last full charge--
    usage - 5hrs 54 mins
    standby - 5 hrs 54 mins

    Was fully charged at 10ish.. Have been streaming pandora for about 3 hours total, 50 new emails(all push) 20 notifications, minimal txting, moderate amt of gaming, no wifi or bluetooth, less then 10 minutes of phone calls.
    Just a thought - You may want to restart your phone!
    12-13-2011 04:59 PM
  9. DD214#WN's Avatar
    I noticed when you minimize a browser it asks if you want to open a new one with a "new page" icon.

    Very nice.
    12-13-2011 06:40 PM
  10. kshen1's Avatar
    I wonder why Apple didnt come up with that in all the past betas. but glad they finally included it!
    12-14-2011 12:50 AM
  11. Shooter03's Avatar
    My battery is awesome. So far after 10 hours of standby and 2 hours of usage I've still got 72%. Super happy about that.
    12-14-2011 02:32 AM
  12. kshen1's Avatar
    same here. I've been getting better battery. but still not as good as my iPhone 4 on ios 4 ):
    12-14-2011 01:58 PM
  13. Dazcox5181's Avatar
    As of right now...

    5Hours 9 minutes usage (some music, browsing, email, WAZE GPS few games) 3 email accounts, iCloud on, nothing disabled!

    1 DAY 2 hours standby...


    and 31% battery left!!! Best so far!
    12-14-2011 06:01 PM
  14. Embraceware's Avatar
    I'm seeing better battery life so far - still early but looks promising.
    12-15-2011 12:37 AM
  15. ghostface147's Avatar
    I have noticed the static that happened while on calls has decreased noticeably. It may still be there, but if it is, I don't really notice it.
    12-15-2011 01:16 AM
  16. Shooter03's Avatar
    I had 5h 9m of usage and 27h of standby, I think they might have finally gotten something right in this one.
    12-15-2011 04:06 AM
  17. drlib's Avatar
    any updates on this when will the put it out
    12-15-2011 09:43 AM
  18. ghostface147's Avatar
    any updates on this when will the put it out
    Any update on what you are trying to say?
    12-15-2011 09:44 AM
  19. Garz's Avatar
    any updates on this when will the put it out
    When Apple feels its ready
    12-15-2011 10:31 AM
  20. kshen1's Avatar
    When Apple feels its ready
    I'm guessing January.
    12-15-2011 11:20 AM
  21. bigsam's Avatar
    Ok , had my iphone for over 3 weeks now, i updated yesterday to 5.1 b2 and suddenly everytime i switch of the phone or go out of range from the wifi network the connection drops and i have to manually re enter the password......any know issues? recommendations ?
    12-15-2011 12:11 PM
  22. ghostface147's Avatar
    Ok , had my iphone for over 3 weeks now, i updated yesterday to 5.1 b2 and suddenly everytime i switch of the phone or go out of range from the wifi network the connection drops and i have to manually re enter the password......any know issues? recommendations ?
    Nope. It's beta. It's supposed to have issues. Go ahead and submit your bug report to Apple.
    12-15-2011 12:39 PM
  23. AppleSmart's Avatar
    baseband was updated to 1.4.00. That's a pretty big jump. Since it's a new qualcomm chipset revision on the 4S, I am sure they are just refining some internal plumbing.
    Would this interpret to a better signal? I looked up baseband but don't have a true understanding. Thanks!
    12-15-2011 12:58 PM
  24. ghostface147's Avatar
    Would this interpret to a better signal? I looked up baseband but don't have a true understanding. Thanks!
    Well baseband is the radio firmware. The radio is part of the Qualcomm chip that powers the iPhone 4 on verizon, sprint and all 4S models. When they update it, it could mean better signal, but it also can adjust power requirements, bug fixes, many other small details.
    12-15-2011 01:44 PM
  25. Possession's Avatar
    Ok , had my iphone for over 3 weeks now, i updated yesterday to 5.1 b2 and suddenly everytime i switch of the phone or go out of range from the wifi network the connection drops and i have to manually re enter the password......any know issues? recommendations ?
    I noticed WiFi problems on my iPod, it'd connect on initial setup. Then when I finish setup, I'd have to reenter my details. It'll connect, I'll leave it on stand-by and go back and it's forgot the network again. No problems on 5.0.1.
    12-15-2011 03:06 PM
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