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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mcjo236, May 29, 2015.

  1. mcjo236

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    Hello!

    I got a Galaxy s6 about a week ago and made the official switch from Apple to Android. So far I'm absolutely loving it, except for one thing- the battery life. At first I was dealing with it because I had read reviews about the not so great battery on the s6 but now I'm wondering if something is wrong with my phone.

    By the time I wake up and unplug my phone to the time I arrive at work (basically a 30 min window) my phone will have dropped 10% and I will have only checked my texts when I woke up.

    Last night I went to bed with about a 75% charge and I woke up with it at 20%.

    Is this normal? Should I go get it checked out?
     

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    No it's not. Mine drops 2% in 30 min and only about 10% overnight. I'd get a new one if i were you. They are also patching it there are memory leaks, and bug fixes so thats coming anytime now from the carriers
     
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    I'm having the same issue with mine. The battery drains even when I'm not using it.
     
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    Try turning off enhanced 4G.

    Data usage/mobile data/Enhanced 4G LTE services space space – uncheck
     
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    I don't see this option in my settings.
     
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    Had the same problem and tried disabling apps, turning off wifi and location, etc. Couldn't get it any better. It would drain 10-20% per hour, and at least 40% at night when sitting idle. Solution: factory reset the phone. I did it on day 5, and now my S6 lasts longer than my iPhone 5S did.
     
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    Go to Phone-> more->Settings-> Voice over LTE settings this is Tmobile version
     

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