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Severe battery drainage s3, any help?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ipoole2152, Oct 23, 2014.

  1. ipoole2152

    ipoole2152 Lurker
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    First off what i am experiencing is not the normal battery drainage common on the s3. At some points i'm talking 25-35% in 10-15 minutes or sometimes more. It's also hard to charge in a normal amount of time like it usually would have before. And sometimes when it's plugged in it won't even charge, just keep draining but at a slower rate, % won't go up. It gets quite frustrating not knowing if the battery will not last for more than 2 hours before it's completely dead. Don't really know what direction to go in this situation. The phone and OS system seem to be working excellent besides for the drainage. It's a 4.4.2 btw if that's any help. Thanks!
     



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  2. weemic

    weemic Newbie

    Ditto. My battery is awful. As soon as of charge it drops to 95%.

    Any WiFi or data usage and it plummets.
     
  3. mydian

    mydian Android Expert

    If the battery instantly drops when unplugging it from the charger that's the first sign of a bad battery.
     
  4. weemic

    weemic Newbie

    Due an upgrade at beginning Dec, so will just bear it for next few week me thinks......
     

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The Samsung Galaxy S3 release date was May 2012. Features and Specs include a 4.8" inch screen, 8MP camera, 1GB RAM, Exynos 4412 Quad processor, and 2100mAh battery.

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