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Battery life of a used phone.

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by andfo, Jan 17, 2016.

  1. andfo

    andfo Member
    Thread Starter

    I got a Galaxy Nexus from Swappa. It was an used phone.

    But this phone consumes battery SUPER fast.

    Is this because this is Galaxy Nexus, or is this because this is a used phone?

    If this is because this is Galaxy Nexus, I will buy a new phone.

    If this is because this is a used phone, is there anything I can do to fix it?

    Just replace the battery and will this solve the problem?
     



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  2. AMOCO

    AMOCO The Computer Guy
    VIP Member

    Well you can disable a lot of things you don't use.
    This would help battery life.
    And maybe replace the battery with a good one.
     
  3. AZgl1500

    AZgl1500 Extreme Android User

    If the prior owner was one of those people who just insist on running the battery flat with each charge, then it is damaged and won't hold a good charge.

    Get rid of apps you don't need, if that don't help, get a new battery.
     
  4. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor

    Ah Galaxy Nexus is what, 3 or 4 years old now? If it's still the original battery, I wouldn't be surprised. A battery can't hold full charge after 600 charge cycles. That's around 1 year and 8mo, if you charge frok 1 to 100 once a day. After that it just keeps on deteriorating
     
  5. elliocboy

    elliocboy Lurker

    how much time it last for average use?
     
  6. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor

    How much what? I don't understand your question.
     
  7. batboy

    batboy Android Enthusiast

    internet and wifi consumes battery fast and thats normal.
     
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