Battery - Long Life Mode?

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Re: Battery - Long Life Mode?

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Hello - I have just upgraded to V8 but I only see these options.

Dark mode
Power saving
Power off if no charger is connected
Disable fast battery charging

Looking for the one to use when the device is plugged in a lot of the time.

Thanks.

James.

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Re: Battery - Long Life Mode?

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You don't need to change any setting.
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Re: Battery - Long Life Mode?

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I have advanced mode on... I dont see it.

James.

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Hi - I have turned on advanced settings but I cannot see the option.

James.

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Re: Battery - Long Life Mode?

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I think that option has been taken away from the menus or more accurately, it's "automatic" now. I don't know what the Automatic long life actually does but since V8, its auto.

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The setting has been removed in firmware v8 as now it is handled automatically.
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Re: Battery - Long Life Mode?

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I would like to say again that the charging behaviour is not designed for "long life". The battery is constantly charged to 100% and this over 40 times a day when the OS3 is constantly connected to the charger.
Therefore you can expect a rather fast loss of battery capacity.

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There won't be any issues with your battery. We've been testing OS3s for almost a year, always plugged in, without any loss in battery performance.
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