Thread: Support Battery Drain Issue Help
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Old June 16th, 2013, 05:21 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Adara View Post
Mine just started doing the same thing, and my battery screen claims that the culprit is ... the screen (at 56% of battery usage).

I don't know why the screen is turning itself on at night, but I don't want it to. (I just tried setting tasker to turn off auto-brightness and drop the brightness down to zero at night, but that didn't work -- probably because I suck at tasker.) Is there an easy (or semi-easy) way to put it into some sort of power saving mode at night? I still want it to sync and do all its usual things, but would prefer if it did them without turning on the screen.

(I suppose the REAL answer to that is to just plug it in at night, but the nightstand outlet availability does not make that an easy option.)
I use power saving constantly to get me through 12-18 hours before a charge. People say having voice unlock ("Hi Galaxy") drains battery but I can't see why, the mic only activates on the lockscreen which is usually for a second or two maximum. NFC doesn't seem to make any visible difference, and I have been told Smart Stay is anti-battery life too, but surely the camera only activates when the eye icon lights up to check?
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