Eric on December 2nd, 2011 at 2:46 pm #
Traveler on my iPhone was also crushing battery life. Not sure if it’s an option for Android, but changing from “push” to scheduled “pull” for mail made a huge difference.
Marc Champoux on December 2nd, 2011 at 3:53 pm #
Thanks for your reply! Yes, iPhones have a super easy “button” in their preferences to change the sync type… but not Android phones. After checking the documentation, it says they recommend to setup the sync to use “sms notifications” (Applications -> Notes Traveler -> [menu button] -> Settings -> Auto Sync -> enable SMS notifications and then set your sms email address in the SMS email address field).
I just did the change on my phone… I’ll see what happens over the weekend.
Craig Wiseman on December 3rd, 2011 at 11:24 pm #
All reports indicate that while the 4G is really fast on Verizon, it eats battery.
Also Traveler lets you set sync preferences in the “Lotus Traveler” app. Open it, click the Menu button, and choose settings. I set mine to autoconnect during peak times (6am – 8pm M-F), and then every 15 minutes outside of that.
Ingo Spichal on December 5th, 2011 at 6:01 am #
Widgets came with Lotus Traveler 8.5.3, so you will need to upgrade your server and client.
Marc Champoux on December 5th, 2011 at 11:51 am #
Hi Craig … thanks for the tip re: 4G … the “good news” (?) for me is that I’m in a 3G area … I have never seen that 4G icon light up so far!
Marc Champoux on December 5th, 2011 at 11:52 am #
Thanks for your comment … ok so now I know that I need to upgrade the server to 8.5.3… dang I thought that was included in 126.96.36.199!
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