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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Kelgorus, Jan 3, 2013.

  1. Kelgorus

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    I don't really know how or why this is happening but I have a steady 20% of wakelock showing in GSAM on average keeping just under 2 hours of the amount of time my phone has been on.

    ie yesterday my phone battery lasted 19 hours and the wakelock was at a consistent 17 hours

    I have an extended battery which USED to be able to keep the phone going for 2-3 days with GPS, WIFI, everything running and now I barely make it through a days use!

    I don't know what to do, or how to see what is actually causing the wakelock to be happening.

    Any ideas? :(
     

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  2. lexluthor

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    Have you rebooted?

    Are you rooted? If so, betterbatterystats app can really help figure things out.
     
  3. Kelgorus

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    I even factory reset!
    I am not rooted I am terrified to try rooting it to be honest.
     
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    What apps are shown as using battery?
     
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    App Usage: 52.7% of battery:

    Wakelock 20.5%
    Kernel Android OS 5.9%
    Android System 4.7%
    Facebook 4.4%
    Messaging 3.7%
    Chrome 2.7%
    MAPServicesSamsung 2.2%
    Google Play Music 1.8%
    Gmail 1.3%
    Phone 1.1%
    System (com.sec.android.app.launcher) 1.1%
    Huffington Post 0.8%
    Maps 0.5%
    Google Services 0.5%
    Android Core Apps 0.3%
    GSam Battery Moniter 0.3%
    TD Canada 0.2%
    Polaris Viewer 4.1 0.1%
    Calculator 0.1%
    System wpa_supplicant 0.1%
    system sd card 0.1%
    system keystore 0.1%
    System mm-qcamera-daemon 0.1%
    Twitter 0.1%
    Alarmdroid 0.0%
    Dropbox 0.0%
    system immvibed 0.0%
    Clock 0.0%
    System rmt_storage 0.0%
    S Voice 0.0%
    Video Player 0.0%
    Exchange Services 0.0%
    Package Access Helper 0.0%
    Flipboard 0.0%
    GPS Navigator 0.0%
    avrcpServiceSamsung 0.0%
    Google Play Store 0.0
    System drmserver 0.0
    Pcasa Uploader 0.0
    TetheringProvision 0.0%
    Talk 0.0%
    com.sec.phone 0.0%
    Googles 0.0%
    eBay 0.0%
    music player 0.0%
    google search 0.0%
    MusicFX 0.0%
    Software Update 0.0%
    Foursquare 0.0%
    Calender Storage 0.0%
    SamsungAppsUNA2 0.0%
    MobileTV 0.0%
    Google Partner Setup 0.0%
    WeatherWidgetMain 0.0%
    System dhcpcd 0.0%
    DirectShareManager 0.0%
    Media 0.0%
    Samsung Push Service 0.0%
    S Suggest 0.0%
    NFC Service 0.0%
    Swype Beta 1.3 0.0%
     
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    Check FB, Twitter and all those apps that sync information as they use SH*TLOADS of battery if not set up properly.
     
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    I think a separate battery monitor app will be able to tell you which apps are causing the wake locks. I use Gsam battery monitor.
    Good luck!
     
  8. Kelgorus

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    That's what I am pulling the memory from!



    Also, I checked facebook, twitter, etc, it says they are set to sync once an hour. Is that ok? Or is there something else I should be looking for?
     
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    try the BetterBatteryStats app - see if it can determine what the kernel lock is
     
  10. Kelgorus

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    This isn't like GSAM, right?
    I don't wanna buy an app that is not going to show me exactly what is doing this haha
     
  11. john_g

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    In GSam, you have a load of extra views available by pressing on the heading (which is named "App Sucker) and you should be able to deduce a lot more by looking at these. Also, you can press on any entry in any of the lists to bring up a screen with extra info on it (including the Wakelock entry you've shown above).
     
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    It's just telling me the System Wakelock has held my phone on for 1h 49m whikle my phone has only been on for 2 hours 3 min :(
     
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    Deleted, redundant
     
  14. Kelgorus

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    BUMPED as I found what is going on.

    FACEBOOK App was waking it SO much, I have no idea why so often.
    I've turned off notifications for it and I also found out that Google Music was doing some crazy shit in the background ...
    I found this out because I factory reset again and everything was FINE all day (I didn't turn music on until an hour ago) and in that hour the battery went from 90% -> 69% in 2 hours
     
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    I also have a huge wakelock but cannot find it. No music is played on phone or videos no facebook or twitter apps but phone is awake a lot with no screen on killing my batteries fast.
     

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