1. bsktball12tw's Avatar
    Any way to help stop the battery drain from beejiveIM besides not using it?
    05-21-09 04:28 PM
  2. Breezer23's Avatar
    That's why I uninstalled it. It takes my battery drain from about 5.9% per hour to over 13%.
    05-21-09 04:38 PM
  3. bsktball12tw's Avatar
    yea its a bummer...maybe cuz its only the beta right now? Or if its the official release maybe they will update it eventually. I'm sure they are getting tons of complaints.
    05-21-09 04:47 PM
  4. Breezer23's Avatar
    Yeah, it does suck. The only reason I can think of is that it is continuously checking for new people logging in so that is always using the connection. Using the connection = battery drain.
    05-21-09 04:49 PM
  5. bsktball12tw's Avatar
    guess the waiting game begins...just like everyone waits for leaked OS's and new apps etc...story of our sad crackberry lives!
    05-21-09 04:56 PM
  6. vdiesel's Avatar
    I also have to chime in a say that the battery drain is so bad that I stopped using it altogether. I didn't have this problem when I was using a Curve. I hope they fix it soon so I can start using it again. The amount of time they're taking to finish this app is pretty pathetic.
    05-21-09 06:01 PM
  7. SAFE_NAFE's Avatar
    But.. it is an amazing IM client. I love it. the battery drain is a bit of a bummer tho.
    05-21-09 06:46 PM
  8. Breezer23's Avatar
    Yup the battery drain kills the entire program for me. I'd buy it if it weren't for that.
    05-23-09 12:52 AM
  9. TeckSupport05's Avatar
    their facebook IM isnt working either, double miss...

    I was so ready to buy the program too, i know its not their fault, but still, get on facebooks new IM server and work on a fix! I wouldnt mind the battery drain so much if they fixed it! I have a car charger!!
    05-23-09 01:15 AM
  10. jason.klein's Avatar
    Very good program but I have noticed since my trial expired and I uninstalled and switched back to google and yahoo chat clients separately, both my memory and battery life have improved significantly
    05-23-09 01:27 AM