1. Coraya's Avatar
    I just posted in a thread sharing how I've never restarted my passport other than the first day when I had to reinsert a new sim. Since then my passport has been on. It's never died since I throw it on the charger anytime the battery gets low. So it made me wonder....Is there a point we SHOULD turn off our devices to restart the battery or to give it a rest after being on constantly without ever powering down?

    My passport has been on since the day I received it in the mail. November 7th. If I don't need to ever power it down, I won't. I'll leave it on for a year. Just curious as to how this affects the battery.
    Turn off your passport-img_20141119_103147.png

    Posted via unlocked PASSPORT
    11-19-14 10:37 AM
  2. Magnetic_dud's Avatar
    While BB10 is stable, eventually the Android runtime will go crazy.
    11-19-14 10:40 AM
  3. FrankIAm's Avatar
    Can I see what's taking up your RAM, please?

    Q10SQN100-1/10.3.1.1151
    11-19-14 10:48 AM
  4. Coraya's Avatar
    Can I see what's taking up your RAM, please?

    Q10SQN100-1/10.3.1.1151
    Sure, device is running without any issue. I'm not sure what's supposed to take up how much memory so please, amuse my curiosity because I haven't the slightest clue. And I'm NOT being sarcastic.
    Turn off your passport-img_20141119_122702.png

    Posted via unlocked PASSPORT
    11-19-14 12:28 PM
  5. ShadowRaine's Avatar
    Just reset it every so often to clear the android runtime's cache. Shouldn't really ever need to power it down

    Posted via CB10
    11-19-14 12:54 PM
  6. Coraya's Avatar
    Just reset it every so often to clear the android runtime's cache. Shouldn't really ever need to power it down

    Posted via CB10
    Soft reset? Or restart like this
    Turn off your passport-img_20141119_130403.png

    Posted via unlocked PASSPORT
    11-19-14 01:04 PM
  7. mad_mdx's Avatar
    You never need to reset unless you get a problem. Not sure what these people are saying about Android runtime cache.
    If there is a cache it is to help the apps load faster so you never need to clear it unless you have some issue with the phone

    Posted via CB10
    11-19-14 01:17 PM
  8. Coraya's Avatar
    You never need to reset unless you get a problem. Not sure what these people are saying about Android runtime cache.
    If there is a cache it is to help the apps load faster so you never need to clear it unless you have some issue with the phone

    Posted via CB10
    No issue at all. Phone is running perfectly. Thanks for sharing your insight. I was very curious. I was wondering whether it would hurt the battery or not to keep it on this long.

    Posted via unlocked PASSPORT
    11-19-14 01:19 PM
  9. fanisk's Avatar
    No issue at all. Phone is running perfectly. Thanks for sharing your insight. I was very curious. I was wondering whether it would hurt the battery or not to keep it on this long.

    Posted via unlocked PASSPORT
    I am not a specialist but I keep always on, all my previous BlackBerry phones and never had any battery issue !

    Sent from my BlackBerry Passport
    11-19-14 09:35 PM
  10. Zeratul57's Avatar
    Dont forget that when traveling cell tower to tower can screw things up. Plus fake dirty towers are a source of problems making a reboot a good idea. no diff than any other computer or even office machine.
    11-19-14 09:46 PM
  11. vinniesworld's Avatar
    You shouldn't ever need to restart it unless you get some serious issues that prevent the normal operation of the phone or of course you get an OS pushed to your device OTA. It's not like it's a Z10 handset that helps you out by rebooting for you regardless of what your doing.
    Of course the more you leave the phone powered up the more memory your going to use because Applications and Resources are cached but there will be a limit it will reach and BB10 is smart enough to know when to clear it and it will often be cache stored passed a certain passage of time that will be deleted first.

    I think you will be best placed as to when you feel your device needs a reboot
    11-19-14 09:54 PM
  12. Coraya's Avatar
    You shouldn't ever need to restart it unless you get some serious issues that prevent the normal operation of the phone or of course you get an OS pushed to your device OTA. It's not like it's a Z10 handset that helps you out by rebooting for you regardless of what your doing.
    Of course the more you leave the phone powered up the more memory your going to use because Applications and Resources are cached but there will be a limit it will reach and BB10 is smart enough to know when to clear it and it will often be cache stored passed a certain passage of time that will be deleted first.

    I think you will be best placed as to when you feel your device needs a reboot
    Yeah, seems like the Z10 is the only bb10 device that has that option in the settings menu lol. You really had me 'lol'. I'll post back here the day this phone is finally turned off for even one second. I wonder if I can go a month without it dying or rebooting. Would be cool!

    Posted via unlocked PASSPORT on T-MO
    11-19-14 09:58 PM

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