1. RHS's Avatar
    What would cause a rapid battery drain like this? It happens every now and then and I cannot find an app causing it. I have wi-fi shut off when it goes to sleep, so no data transfer should be occurring. Anyone else experiencing this? How would I go about finding the cause?

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    06-11-2014 06:55 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    I'd be concerned about a failing battery. How old is your tablet? Also, was it by any chance sitting somewhere very warm, like inside a car parked outside during the day? High temps can discharge a battery pretty quickly.
    06-11-2014 07:01 PM
  3. RHS's Avatar
    It stays in an air conditioned house all day, so it's not the heat. If the battery was truly failing, it would do this every time it was charged I would think, but it happens sporadically....about once every 2 to 3 weeks.
    Thanks
    06-11-2014 07:09 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    That's true. But the drop seems too precipitous to be due to an app. Maybe the battery has some loose connections? If you're feeling brave, you could try popping the back cover off and checking all of the connections.

    Nexus 7 Loose Battery:

    Posted via Android Central App--please excuse the brevity and any typos!
    06-11-2014 08:10 PM
  5. thinksomuch's Avatar
    yes,it would do this every time it was charged I would think, but it happens sporadically....about once every 2 to 3 weeks.thanks
    06-12-2014 08:55 AM
  6. bpricems's Avatar
    Are you running 4.4.3? Ever since I updated my nexus 7 the battery drain has become a problem.
    06-19-2014 02:27 PM
  7. RHS's Avatar
    I just upgraded to 4.4.3, so I will wait to see if it still does it.
    06-19-2014 08:17 PM

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