Originally Posted by sikclown
Watch was actually trying to sync the whole time. I noticed my battery was going pretty fast today and went to Battery and checked all the apps that were listed as using the battery and Watch was listed as keeping the phone awake for the entire time my phone was unplugged. I rebooted and sure enough my Up Time and Awake time stayed the same. I force stopped all of Watch's services and it stopped syncing and my phone slept again.
Weird, I never even thought of doing that. I wonder if that played a role with reviewers complaining about battery life?