Something def wrong with my batterySupport


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  1. novemberwhiskey

    novemberwhiskey Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Went to sleep with the phone unplugged at 70%, and woke up today to it at 20% with it just sitting there doing nothing and with the screen off. It was also during my non-peak period, so data should have been turned off in the middle of the night.

    I check my notifications, and I got the "plug-in" message soon afterwards.

    Usually, my batter drops 10% ever hour, but that's when I am using it.

    What do you guys think? faulty?
     

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  2. xander66

    xander66 Well-Known Member

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    If that happens again get a new one for sure. I'm considering getting a new one just because I have trouble getting through a day, and the seeming majority gets so much better.
     
  3. redgtconv

    redgtconv Well-Known Member

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    Same thing happened to me. I charged my phone last night, used it and went to bed with 80%, woke up with 30%. But, when I checked the battery usage, it indicated that 51% of the cellphone usage was searching for a signal. So I think that the Vz signal was lost during the night and searching for a signal burns a lot of power. I don't know why the signal was lost. I am now charging my battery, hopefully this was just one of those freaky things that won't repeat.
     
  4. skipdividedmalfunction

    skipdividedmalfunction Active Member

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    This happened to me as well. I took it off the charger before I went to bed and it was at a full 100%. I unplugged it and when I woke up to check my phone it was at 40%. I checked and the display made up for most of the usage, but it only totaled for 2 minutes.
     
  5. Syv3n

    Syv3n Well-Known Member

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    This is pretty much my problem use or no use and my battery goes down 10% an hour. Verizon said to try a task killer which I am doing so fat same results.
     
  6. masse

    masse Well-Known Member

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    i don't think anything is wrong with your battery. mine dropped 10% an hour until OTA update. Since I have been getting about 14 hours per charge. Used ATK for the first time today and my battery just hit 80%after OVER 7 HOURS of normal use.

    Try turning off the social networking stuff and see how your battery life is affected
     
  7. masse

    masse Well-Known Member

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    i don't think anything is wrong with your battery. mine dropped 10% an hour until OTA update. Since I have been getting about 14 hours per charge. Used ATK for the first time today and my battery just hit 80%after OVER 7 HOURS of normal use.

    Try turning off the social networking stuff and see how your battery life is affected. I understand the argument against task killers but I have had very positive results so far.
     
  8. Uker

    Uker Well-Known Member

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    How do you turn off the social networking stuff? I never use that stuff.

    I am an Android newby. Please bear with me.
     
  9. evo678

    evo678 Well-Known Member

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    This happened to mine last night. Fully charged before going to bed and it was down to 40% when I woke up. What's weird is that the phone was warm when I picked it up.

    First time this has happened. I've let it sit for over 48 hrs before and it never drained below 70%.

    No new apps installed..in fact, no apps at all other than Astro on the phone.
     
  10. ucla2042

    ucla2042 Well-Known Member

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    my phone seems to drain more at night when i'm asleep, not using the phone, and its NOT connected to the charger. it probably has something to do with most of the programs syncing at night.
     
  11. lexluthor

    lexluthor Well-Known Member

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    If you are in range of wifi, leave the phone connected to wifi. It'll be a lot easier on the battery.

    Just also make sure you go into wifi settings, then menu and advanced and set wifi sleep policy to never.
     
  12. thehaggis

    thehaggis Active Member

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    I was having similar battery life, I would be around 50% after light usage by lunchtime. Just go to Verizon and tell them your issue, they can plug up your battery to a tester and tell you what's wrong with it, like they did with me. They're sending me a new battery by 2day mail....

    Question: I had issues charging thru USB, did you? wondering if that is a symptom.
     
  13. Piiman

    Piiman Well-Known Member

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    Ahh no, just figure out what is preventing your phone from sleeping.

    FYI My battery goes down 10% every hour so I only get about 10 to 12 hours out of a charge. If I unplug it at night you can add 6 hours to that but I'm not using it then so I don't think it should count :D

    I did have a problem with my Dinc where I unplugged it at 11:00pm and at 5:00am it was wanting a charge with 5% left. :eek: I uninstalled some things and it started sleeping correctly. It would only go down about 5% at night after that.

    My X still goes down about 20% at night so something is still awake on it also just not as bad.
     
  14. Piiman

    Piiman Well-Known Member

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    then it probably isn't on.
     
  15. SFWB

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    My X had a strange battery issue last night... I used it alot yesterday during the day while I was out at work, many more phone calls than normal. I got home around 5:30 and it was down to 15% and giving me the warning. I threw it on the charger and didn't use it - just let it sit and charge. I had dinner, etc... A few hours went by and I checked it, finding it was at 50%. I then went and watched a movie (2 hours) and checked it after, still sitting at 50%.

    At this point, I actually turned it off and left it plugged in to charge. I left the phone upstairs and went down to watch a few things I DVR'd and came back upstairs a few hours later. Now, it was only on 60%. I turned it back on and left it charge overnight. It's reading fully charged this morning and seems ok.

    I am going to have to keep an eye on it.

    EDIT: I was using the OEM wall charger that came with it.
     
  16. Navychief52

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    I experienced a similar scenario yesterday as well. I usually have ~ 50% at the end the day. Was @ 15% yesterday, put it on the charger, and it took hours to get to 50% and then didn't move. Turned off the phone completely and let it charge overnight. This AM it was fully charged.
     

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