HTC EVO 4G Battery Sucks, Tips and Tricks to Extend
Yep apparently the battery life one the first 4G enabled smartphone, the Sprint HTC EVO 4G isn’t that good, and apparently it’s the same with that other Android handset the HTC Droid Incredible, they both eat battery.
Well that’s according to Matt Burns over on Mobile Crunch, but never fear as there are apparently a few way to get around the battery sucking problem with the HTC EVO 4G, and we have those tips and tricks for your perusal today.
So here goes…Phone Settings…first get rid of HTC widgets such as FriendStream and bookmarks, and turn off widget animation. Also opt for a static background and not a live background. Switch off auto-brightness and set the screen backlight to 10 percent and keep off 4G, WiFi and GPS until you need it.
Install Advanced Task Killer as without it there isn’t a way to kill all the Sprint applications which randomly launch and thus drain your battery. Use SetCPU to tweak the CPU in several ways; however the device does have to be rooted.
Sometimes switching the default from GSM to CDMA helps but apparently not in all cases; Android governs the handset to search for GSM as default even though the device doesn’t have a GSM radio so a few cycles can be saved this way.
Try them out and see how it goes and of course feel free to drop us a comment and let us know if these steps do actually deliver better battery life on the HTC EVO 4G smartphone.