1. Musicfanatic1987's Avatar
    Hey hey,

    I finally received my BlackBerry Passport today, I'd like to optimize the battery to make sure it has the best charge. Does anyone know the best way to do that?

    Posted via CB10
    10-22-14 10:37 PM
  2. mikedolo's Avatar
    competely drain the phone battery at first. then charge it for like 3 hours. i charged mine for 4
    10-22-14 10:45 PM
  3. Adif_70's Avatar
    Congrats on the purchase.

    I can give you some pointers that's has helped me get around 20 hours of heavy use

    -brightness on this beast can be set to around 25%. No need for more as it's bright even at that level.
    - when installing apps ensure to minimize ones running in the background. I have none
    - turn bbm link to apps off for each app. Under application settings
    - turn nfc off if you are not using it
    - use wifi when at home. Radio goes to a low power state
    - drain your batter to less than5% before charging each time
    Ensure a full charge with charger provided. I don't like using chargers with more Amperage such PlayBook's as the phone can over heat
    - set synch of accounts to 30 rather then less


    Note battery drains faster first few days as phone needs to synch etc. After that it just gets better every day. It's the best phone I have ever owned. Below is with heavy use.

    Optimizing BlackBerry Passport battery-img_20141022_234553.png

    Posted via the Blackberry Passport
    10-22-14 10:46 PM
  4. Musicfanatic1987's Avatar
    Thank you so much for the tips! But doesn't dropping the battery lower than 5% eventually kill the battery length?

    Posted via CB10
    10-22-14 11:29 PM
  5. si001's Avatar
    Thank you so much for the tips! But doesn't dropping the battery lower than 5% eventually kill the battery length?

    Posted via CB10
    some say always let it drain, some say always charge before it drops under 30%. It's a never-ending story.
    10-22-14 11:35 PM
  6. anon(870071)'s Avatar
    Power cycle phone but never below 20%. Power cycling lith ion batteries a few times does help extend battery life but the trick is to never let the lithium ion battery completely drain. Power cycle a few times and the batt life will dramatically improve!

    Posted via Passport OS 10.3.0.908/Rogers Wireless
    10-22-14 11:40 PM
  7. mikedolo's Avatar
    u only drain the battery fully fist time turning on the phone first time
    10-23-14 10:38 AM

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