Support Battery life

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by thewarden, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. thewarden

    thewarden Active Member
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    I'm getting really crappy battery life, seems like ever since that update rolled out the other morning, but I could be wrong about that. A full charge used to last me all day on standby, now it's dead in 2 or 3 hours after full charge, EVEN IF I DON'T USE IT!!! Seems the media download manager (?) is the culprit according to the attached screen shots??

    Any tips or advice?
     

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  2. rcarter10

    rcarter10 Well-Known Member
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    Mine is pretty much the same, get about a day with moderate use
     
  3. BoogieTrain

    BoogieTrain Well-Known Member
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    Use CPU Spy Plus to view your CPU states (it should be in "deep sleep" when your phone's screen is off/its idle.

    You can use betterbatterystats to see what is holding the wakelock using the "partial wakelock option"

    Last night my phone was in deep sleep the whole time and I lost 3 percent in 5 hours.

    I can get a full day with "moderate" usage.
     
  4. TheBritton

    TheBritton Resident Galaxy Cat
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    I average 3% per hour average use and 1% per hour idle time.

    The secret? Trexcell 3800mah extended battery ;)
     
  5. PiitaaDerbez

    PiitaaDerbez Well-Known Member
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    I have that battery and I don't know what it is but my numbers aren't as great as yours. Well, idle I get around what you get, but that's what I get with the stock battery.

    If I use the phone I can burn through the battery pretty quick
    -_-
     
  6. TheBritton

    TheBritton Resident Galaxy Cat
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    Hmm I dunno. Are you on stock rom?
     
  7. PiitaaDerbez

    PiitaaDerbez Well-Known Member
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    Yup I'm on stock rom. I can drain the battery in a matter of hours if I use it heavily, I'm sure.

    My phone also suffers from that wifi glitch. If I don't have JuiceDefender enabled, sometimes the battery drains like there's no tomorrow.
     

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