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Battery Life Improvement when using Google Photos

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by TexasBadger, Jan 22, 2016.

  1. TexasBadger

    TexasBadger Android Enthusiast
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    Several months ago, I got a LG Watch Urbane and paired it with my N6. It was a good marriage, but always-on Bluetooth caused a real dip in my N6 battery life. I never could find a solution, until today. It turns out that a big battery killer is the Google Photos app, which syncs to the cloud continuously by default. A simple solution is to allow syncing only when the N6 is charging.

    This tip comes courtesy of JR Rafael. You can read his article here:

    http://www.computerworld.com/article/3024695/android/android-battery-life.html

    So here's to long life!
     


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  2. jj14x

    jj14x Android Expert

    Thanks! I read the article you linked to - and it sounds like it will help folks who are taking a lot of pictures, and those are being uploaded to photos - that makes sense. Just wanted to confirm that there is no background sync going on with photos when there are no new photos on the phone - is that right?
     
  3. TexasBadger

    TexasBadger Android Enthusiast
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    My best guess is that background sync might very well be going on all the time. That is why I quickly switched to sync only when charging.
     

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