[BCAB] Improving battery life on the IPhone

Joe Paton joe at vi-ability.demon.co.uk
Thu Jun 14 20:02:24 BST 2012


Hi,

also remember that to close the app you currently have focused, go to 
a home screen first, then to the app switcher.  If you go from an 
open app to the switcher you won't see it there.

Thanks.

   At 12:44 14/06/2012, you wrote:
>Roger, it's easier than some of the books suggest - you'll be pleased to
>hear.
>
>1. tap the home button twice quickly to enter the ap switcher;  it announces
>the ap at the bottom left corner of the screen, VO says "editing aps".
>
>2. Double tap and hold that item and VO says "Editing Aps".  While
>continuing to hold that ap, tap the screen anywhere to remove it from the
>switcher, at which point VO announces the name of the next ap in its
>switcher;  while still holding the first ap, just tap again anywhere to
>remove subsequently announced aps until you hear "Ap switcher has no items".
>
>It's actually really simple once you take courage and try it fearlessly!
>Hope this is of some help.
>Richard
>
>Richard Godfrey-McKay
>
>Telephone: 01738-445 880
>
>Mobile: 07791 452 593
>
>
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk]
>On Behalf Of Roger Woolgrove
>Sent: 14 June 2012 11:39
>To: BCAB Discussion List
>Subject: Re: [BCAB] Improving battery life on the IPhone
>
>Hi Richard,
>
>I am shouting.
>How do I get rid of stuff in the app switcher? Please.
>
>Roger
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Richard Godfrey-McKay" <richard at godfrey-mckay.co.uk>
>To: "'BCAB Discussion List'" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
>Sent: Thursday, June 14, 2012 10:12 AM
>Subject: Re: [BCAB] Improving battery life on the IPhone
>
>
> > Are you removing any running aps from the ap switcher? shout if need
> > instructions.
> >
> > Richard
> >
> > Richard Godfrey-McKay
> >
> > Telephone: 01738-445 880
> >
> > Mobile: 07791 452 593
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk
> > [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk]
> > On Behalf Of Nick.Adamson at generaldynamics.uk.com
> > Sent: 14 June 2012 09:15
> > To: bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk
> > Subject: [BCAB] Improving battery life on the IPhone
> >
> > Hi All.
> >
> > I've had my IPhone for 4 days now and think its grate.
> > One thing I've noticed is that the battery life doesn't seem very good.
> > I took it off an over night charge yesterday morning, at about 07:00 AM
> > and
> > its now down to 42% remaining. This means that it will need charging every
> > other day. I wouldn't say I've over used it in the last 24 hours, a couple
> > of minutes on the phone and maybe an hour on the apps and internet. Is
> > this
> > expected on the phone or do I need to turn something off that's using the
> > battery?
> >
> > So far I've turned off the 3g connection, location services, Bluetooth and
> > tend to use the phone with the screen cur ten turned on to see if this
> > helps.
> >
> > This is using IOS 5.1.1. Does voice over and the default TTS use a lot of
> > power?
> >
> > I know I can get an external battery charger for it but if this is the
> > only
> > option then the built in battery really lets the phone down.
> >
> > Any ideas gratefully received.
> > Thanks.
> > Nick.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Nick Adamson
> > Software Engineer
> >
> > Advanced Projects and Technologies (AP&T)
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