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Registered: ‎05-06-2012
My Device: Torch 9860
My Carrier: Vodafone

Battery life

I know this is probably a silly question but.  My Blackberry 9860 battery is about a month old everything was working fine up until a couple of days ago now I am lucky to get 5 or 6 hours of battery life. Could this be that the battery is useless or could it be the phone itself?  Or is there possibly something running in the background that I am not aware of? (This is not after heavy useage)

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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: Battery life

Press your menu.key about two seconds. The ribbon bar popup will indicate which apps are active. Make sure the browser is closed using the menu key > exit or close.

And, this will stop all unecessary background processes: Do a simple reboot on the BlackBerry in this manner: With the BlackBerry device POWERED ON, remove the battery for a minute, and then reinsert the battery to reboot. A reboot in this manner is prescirbed for most gltiches and operating system errors, and you will lose no data on the device doing this.
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Registered: ‎10-14-2010
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Re: 9860 Battery life


i just got the torch 9860 and the battery life is extraordinary short

it can hardly make 10-12 hours standby.

i have V7.1 software and was wondering if there is a problem with my battery or is this a general comment about this model??