Battery life being drained by "Android OS"

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by deanparkr, Apr 25, 2010.

  1. deanparkr

    deanparkr Member
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    Any ideas why "Android OS" is taking up so much battery life? For the past three days my battery life has been much worse and when I look in the battery usuage its always showing "Android OS" to be the highest with a percent of something like 60%.

    It used to be the case that "Display" and "WiFi" were the main cause of drain but now they are hovering at just 10%.

    When I tap on Android OS it doesnt give me any extra details. Also when I browse through the "partial wake lock" usage on the battery left up it lists "Android System" with a 1/4 bar and all the other processes have no blue bar.

    Any ideas what part of Android OS is taking up the battery life? How would I be able to find out whats happening inside the "Android OS" process?

    Thanks for any tips :D
     

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  2. swr2000

    swr2000 Well-Known Member
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    Check to see if you have auto brightness enabled. That for some reason was using a ton of my battery.
     
  3. jwmacdon1231

    jwmacdon1231 Well-Known Member
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    What other background apps do you have running?
     
  4. deanparkr

    deanparkr Member
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    I do indeed have auto brightness on. I shall toggle that off and see if it makes a difference
     

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