1. hitinder's Avatar
    Hi Friends,

    Since I upgraded my Note 2 to kik kat I am having issues with my battery. It behaves weird. Just now I found my phone completely dead and once I plugged it to AC charges it immediately showed me 50% charged, but the time I switched on my phone it was 70% (like 15 minutes)

    So I decided to pull the battery and give then try to charge the phone and I was surprised to see it now shows only 35% charged.

    I have posted the batter snapshots, please advise if there is anything I can do to make it like it was before updating to KktKat, ofcourse I dont want to reset to factory settings.

    Appreciate your support!!
    Attached Thumbnails Galaxy Note 2 Battery charges very faster and drains fast-screenshot_2014-06-15-09-49-26.png   Galaxy Note 2 Battery charges very faster and drains fast-screenshot_2014-06-15-09-48-08.png  
    06-15-2014 02:00 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! A couple of things to try:

    1. Check to see if the battery is bulging by taking it out, placing it flat on a table, and trying to spin it. If it spins freely, it's bulging, which is a sign of failure. Try a new battery.
    2. Try clearing the system cache partition, which can sometimes help with various issues that arise after a system update. You won't lose any personal data. Reset: Samsung Galaxy Note II | T-Mobile Support
    06-15-2014 02:20 AM
  3. hitinder's Avatar
    Thanks B. Diddy,

    I tried the spin thing, the battery is just fine and not bulging.

    How do I clear the system cache? From application manager and clearing it for each app one by one or there is another option to it?

    Thank you!
    06-15-2014 02:44 AM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    To clear the system cache, look at the link in the previous post. Follow the steps for Wipe Cache Partition.

    Posted via Android Central App--please excuse the brevity and any typos!
    06-15-2014 02:49 AM
  5. hitinder's Avatar
    It looks like, the phone is fixed, but this would be to early to say. I shall update you after 12 hours to confirm. Otherwise it looks good.
    06-15-2014 03:26 AM
  6. hitin's Avatar
    Okay I waited to long to come back. Because it seemed like the phone was kind of healing itself. However last night everything came back to same again.

    I charged it to 100% and it drained in less then 5 hours. Every 2 minutes I spend using my phone gives me a 1% of battery loss. The stand by time is like 6 to 7 hours.

    I have checked, the battery isn't bulged and tried to spin it on flat table surface, it won't spin.

    Is there something I can do to fix it?? It 18 months old phone.

    Thanks!
    06-29-2014 09:19 PM

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