1. AC Question's Avatar
    I swapped batteries with my wife's s3 and same thing happened but my battery in her phone was OK.

    Conclusions -
    1. It is not a battery or charger problem.
    2. It is not an app problem as battery drains when phone is off.
    3. The only thing left is hardware. So maybe there is a partial short in a component somewhere.

    Solution: I upgraded to a refurbished S5 as hardware repairs on an old S3 are uneconomic. However I intend to look inside the S3 myself to see if I can spot anything.

    I suggest that others also check to see if battery drains fast when phone is turned off completely.
    05-28-2016 09:53 PM
  2. belodion's Avatar
    05-29-2016 05:17 AM

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