Anyone experience a drop in battery life on their jailbroken iPhone 4S

chris

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Admittedly, I'm not a big jailbreak guy, but jumped on the cool kids bandwagon when the iOS 5 jailbreak was released. I'm not running any jailbreak apps. I've got Cydia sitting there, but that's it.

I'm seeing pathetic battery life from my iPhone 4S and naturally, I thought it might be the jailbreak. Anyone else see that or am I crazy? Thinking of just doing a restore.
 

chazm

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Mine was never that great to start with on iOS5 but it stayed the same after I JB
 

Europa

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Jailbreaking does have a slight impact on battery life. It's not a enough for me to notice, though, and I use a lot of Cydia apps and tweaks.
 

flightmedic

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Jailbreaking does have a slight impact on battery life. It's not a enough for me to notice, though, and I use a lot of Cydia apps and tweaks.
Agreed. I do try to limit my mobile substrate addons, though. I'm not sure if it really makes a difference. I did delete winterboard and I have noticed a difference; again it may be psychological.

The loss of battery life is worth the tweaks, in my opinion.

Jim