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    Default Sync Problem

    If I go to Settings>Google Account, as like as not I'll find there's an auto sync problem, usually with Sound Settings for Google Play, and Contacts. Sometimes I can successfully sync them manually at that point but I want to stay set to auto sync. Am I right that sync failure will eat battery as the phone keeps trying to sync? Is there anything I can do to help it sync?

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    Default Re: Sync Problem

    When that happens to me, I find that if I uncheck it and then check the component that's having sync problems, it corrects itself. I don't think sync problems lead to battery drain, because it will just wait until the next sync to try again.
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    Default Re: Sync Problem

    Many thanks. That's more or less as it is for me except that mine will sometimes fail to sync even then and I'll leave it unchecked for a while to avoid possible drain. There was one occasion, weeks before 4.4.3. update so that's nothing to do with it, when I lost 20% battery overnight and the only possible cause I could think of was this sync problem which was happening then as well. On the other hand I've had no drain problems of late so that probably wasn't it.

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