05-13-13 09:08 AM
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  1. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    I don't do battery pulls anymore. If I need to restart my device for any particular reason I'd do a ALT & Shift & Delete.
    And even that is probably once a month or so, tops...
    11-12-12 01:50 PM
  2. audio_engr's Avatar
    One doesn't need to do a Batt pull unless there's a genuine reason for it ...

    like after a new OS install etc or some other glitches ...
    11-12-12 02:02 PM
  3. gymwarner's Avatar
    I'm still in the habit of doing them from previous BB's but I'm slowly getting used to not needing to do them.
    11-12-12 02:28 PM
  4. jkuyp's Avatar
    Almost never - only when prompted when i install new OS or update some apps.
    11-12-12 02:50 PM
  5. Tablet 1996's Avatar
    I do a battery pull about once a month. But has been less since the 2.1 update for me.
    11-12-12 03:04 PM
  6. bimmerdriver's Avatar
    Do those have the same effect as a manual battery pull?
    ALT-SHIFT-DEL does a soft reset, which is what an application does. Pulling the battery is a hard reset. These are both documented on blackberry.com in the knowledgebase. Some people say that doing two soft resets in a row is the same as a hard reset, but there is no mention of that on the blackberry website so it may be an urban legend.
    11-12-12 05:24 PM
  7. texn884's Avatar
    I do a reset about every few days and I like to see how much space I gain when I do If I dont do one the memory gets small
    11-12-12 07:48 PM
  8. linuxbbm's Avatar
    I used to do battery pull like twice a day before but on latest OS I don't feel like doing that, like 2/3 times a week (even tho its not really needed) i could simply reboot tho.
    11-12-12 09:57 PM
  9. TeaBoy's Avatar
    at least once a week since during that week i am for sure needing to take out my battery and replace it for a fully charge one.
    11-13-12 12:39 AM
  10. olblueyez's Avatar
    I don't know why people are so persistent about this without keeping the discussion realistic.Anyone ever see a difference in behavior when comparing a battery pull or a soft reset? If so, what device? Not all Blackberrys are the same. Soft and Hard are two different ways of accomplishing the same reset on most modern Blackberrys. 9860/9850? Who knows what they have to do with their fingers.Just because Crackberry has something posted on this subject doesn't make it true. Or maybe it was true about particular models when it was written. Inject a little common sense and look for a difference instead of parroting and or creating misconceptions just for the sake of argument.http://btsc.webapps.blackberry.com/btsc/viewdocument.do;jsessionid=726C43EB1F1710A01ABAE69 65295C698?externalId=KB02141&sliceId=2&cmd=display KC&docType=kc&noCount=true&ViewedDocsListHelper=co m.kanisa.apps.common.BaseViewedDocsListHelperImpl
    11-13-12 03:22 AM
  11. anon(4166778)'s Avatar
    I have Quickpull installed on my 9930. It resets my phone once a day. That has been the problem with all the BlackBerry devices I have used. They run out of storage eventually due to app storage and RAM usage. But I think it's good to restart it once a day and wake up with a fresh device.
    11-13-12 11:22 AM
  12. KoolKeyth5's Avatar
    Maybe once a month. Current OS is somewhat bug free and I have plenty of memory.
    11-13-12 11:32 PM
  13. Emu the Foo's Avatar
    It seems that I do it less and less these days. I used to do it twice a day before due to various issues.

    The OS has gotten very functional.

    Sent from my BlackBerry 9900 using Tapatalk
    For me personally it depends on usage. I've noticed that the more I use it in a day I will usually need to do a pull in a few days. But if I use my pb I can last at least a week
    11-14-12 03:39 AM
  14. Thud Hardsmack's Avatar
    11-14-12 04:20 AM
  15. PiotrJot's Avatar
    Every 2 - 3 days, due to the memory leak.
    From what you can see on the screenshot, tomorrow the memory would be gone.
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    11-14-12 06:40 AM
  16. anon(4166778)'s Avatar
    I have learned that 3rd party apps are the culprits that consume most of the RAM storage which causes restarts due to low memory and freezing! I was using BeBuzz and BeWeather and they ate up all my available storage so I constantly had to restart! But now I have uninstalled those apps and found alternatives that work much more efficiently and my internal storage lasts forever now! As long as the storage is recycled, it will last forever with no restarts! But it's always nice to restart every once in awhile just to get refreshed!!
    11-14-12 03:53 PM
  17. Smartie020's Avatar
    I think I do it every 1 - 2 days, due to the memory leak...
    11-14-12 04:04 PM
  18. olblueyez's Avatar
    I think I do it every 1 - 2 days, due to the memory leak...
    And why not use alt-shift-del?
    11-18-12 12:51 AM
  19. FF22's Avatar
    Not very often - Otterbox Defender makes it a pain. I use: alt-shift-del and that not very often.
    11-18-12 01:03 AM
  20. skyrocket9's Avatar
    Not very often - Otterbox Defender makes it a pain. I use: alt-shift-del and that not very often.
    I find cases are not helpful when when need to do a bat pull
    11-18-12 02:06 AM
  21. olblueyez's Avatar
    Case-Mate POP! Is the best case and it is all one piece, Pops right off, do your battery pull, snaps back on in 5 seconds.
    01-08-13 04:52 PM
  22. non-vtec's Avatar
    i put my "gold" ebay extended battery in over a year ago and it hasn't been removed since....you guys are doing battery pulls for what reason?

    you need a restart? alt+right shift+delete
    01-09-13 07:52 AM
  23. Spencerdl's Avatar
    Because of my current high phone usage and battery consumption is extreme, I'm putting a fresh battery in, so I guess I'm doing a battery pull about twice a day. At least I don't have to find a socket
    01-09-13 08:12 AM
  24. emad1995's Avatar
    i restart using the alt shift del every 3-4 days but i never battery pull because it's too much of a hassle

    Sent from my BlackBerry 9900 using Tapatalk
    01-09-13 09:51 AM
  25. bigdogweigand's Avatar
    If I haven't done a restart due to an app update within a month, I normally have to restart (alt shift delete). Normally I have to restart to free up the memory (lot of deleted emails, facebook, twitter, etc).

    - Scott
    01-09-13 07:55 PM
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