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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by yknujssab, Jun 12, 2019.

  1. yknujssab

    yknujssab Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    So I always complain about battery life. I can never en to get good battery life from any phone I get. I've tried everything. I don't believe that a flagship phone only has a battery life of 14 hours. Putting it in battery save mode defeats the purpose of buying a 'great' phone. I'm not really a power user. I don't watch that many videos. I don't play games. To have the phone use 25% in 3 hours is ridiculous. I have done factory resets, disabled bloatware, etc. Arghhhh. Any ideas? If not at least I get to rant. 😜
     

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  2. lvt

    lvt Android Expert

    Get a portable battery pack and you are good again :p
     
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  3. yknujssab

    yknujssab Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    I've thought about that. But ehh. just sucks.
     
  4. R8a8idF

    R8a8idF Newbie

    Do you happen to know if you live on the outer perimeter of your service providers network reach/area?
     
  5. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    keep in mind your usage. 15 min of youtube will drian battery. playing games will drain battery. at 9 am your phone estimates 11 hrs before it dies......thats not that bad. if you are a power user you might want to turn some things down. how bright do you have your phone? what performance setting do you have your phone?

    like others have said if you use your phone a lot....maybe its time to invest in a battery pack. or a car charger and mount.
     
  6. yknujssab

    yknujssab Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    I'm right in the middle of the AT&T area.
     
  7. R8a8idF

    R8a8idF Newbie

    Do you have any apps that take up a lot of resources or maintain constant internet connectivity?
     
  8. tube517

    tube517 Android Expert

    Check your sync settings. For example, do you have every Google app set to sync? I turn many of those off and it helps.
     
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  9. R8a8idF

    R8a8idF Newbie

    That will do it for sure. Any app making repeated communications via any network (LTE, wifi, bluetooth, IR, doesnt matter) will generally require powered resources to do so.
     
  10. OneBeliever

    OneBeliever Lurker

    The best idea I too would suggest. :D
     
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  11. tube517

    tube517 Android Expert

    I don't think the average android user realizes how much useless syncing goes on and how many google apps there are.
     
  12. electricpete

    electricpete Android Expert

    also, turn off gps.
     
  13. sharkyZA

    sharkyZA Lurker

    Medium 20190723_083544.jpg 20190723_083602.jpg power save on my S9+ helps a lot. Background syncing left on but resolution reduced and CPU throttled for daily driving.
     

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