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General Battery Life?

Discussion in 'Samsung Gear S2' started by Bodycount, Mar 19, 2016.

  1. Bodycount

    Bodycount Android Enthusiast
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    Second full day using this watch and I love it.

    Have the 3G version from Verizon. I'm a Tmobile user so I can't use the 3G part of it. My wife won the watch at a work conference and she couldn't pick our wireless carrier... they just gave her the Verizon version.

    Anyway, first full day of using it, my battery was at 10% when I went to bed at night.. started from a full charge.

    Figured out the mobile data was turned on, wifi was turned on, and NFC was turned on. So I turned all three off. Planning on turning NFC back on when Samsung Pay finally gets ported to the watch though.

    Today my battery life is much better. 75% right now after 18 hours of being on.

    I was wondering if there's anything I can do to get this even better?

    Small note.. I have "Always On" disabled, Power saving mode turned off. And "Wake Up Gesture" enabled. I would like to keep all three options as they are now.

    Bluetooth must also remain on since that's my only connection to the outside world with my phone.
     

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    NFC appears to always set itself to on, how can I turn it off?
     
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    Something in the last patch messed it up. Now it stays on.
     

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