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    Android system draining battery. 80% of my battery is used within 4 hours of charging...can someone please help me fix it?
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    What's you total time on? Give us the battery stats screen shot that shows the battery graph.

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    Same exact thing here. Just in the past week I have dropped to nearly 20% after about 6 hours each day.

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    Same here what's going on

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    Weird that they are both 67%


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    Install Better Battery Stats and determine what's using the system time. The standard reports aren't granular enough.
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    I was having issues too. So far, the only thing that helped was charging the battery to 100%, booting into recovery and clearing the cache. After that, I shut the phone off, held both vol. buttons + power for 2 full minutes, then booted back into recovery and wiped the cache again. I also found that firmware has a major influence on battery consumption. I wiped my phone, installed SkyDragon 15.1, which is based on 4.19.1540.9 dev. firmware and installed 4.19.1540.9 in fastboot. All good so far. Almost 2 hours since unplugging the charger, 1% is gone, still at 99%. I will report back tomorrow after the phone has been on all day, receiving and making call and texts.
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    Dogs do u have a suggestion of a good app

    I've been using clean master to clear ram but I have to do that like every hour to get battery life


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    Just booted into recovery and cleared cache but didn't seem to do anythin battery is just dropping down 8% in 5min

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    I have been having a similar issue. I think it started after I upgraded to KitKat. I am thinking about doing a factory reset and to try to fix this issue. Has anyone else tried doing a factory reset to fix the battery drain issues? If so, did it work?
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    Quote Originally Posted by pjniez View Post
    I have been having a similar issue. I think it started after I upgraded to KitKat. I am thinking about doing a factory reset and to try to fix this issue. Has anyone else tried doing a factory reset to fix the battery drain issues? If so, did it work?
    I did a factory reset and solved my battery drain issue completely. I couldn't go half a day without charging it after the kitkat update. Now I can go a full day sometimes even more.. At least 16 hours... It works great. But others said it didn't help. Doesn't hurt to try..

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    Quote Originally Posted by sinner1300 View Post
    Dogs do u have a suggestion of a good app

    I've been using clean master to clear ram but I have to do that like every hour to get battery life
    Better Battery Stats is the app I use to track down exactly what is draining my battery. When the OS reports Android System that's just not enough to go on. In my particular case I have a wireless printer that's very chatty and was causing WLAN wakelocks when I'm at home.

    As others have mentioned there is a lot of evidence that a factory reset after a KitKat upgrade has a positive effect on battery life.
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    I have to root my phone to use that not sure I want to do that

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    Mondingo, can you explain what you mean by a factory reset not hurting to try? It's always been a pain for me: Re downloading all my apps, setting my configurations... About 2 hours. Ugh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sinner1300 View Post
    I have to root my phone to use that not sure I want to do that
    Some functions require root, most do not. I use it without root and get great information out of it.
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    This what I get when I open that app

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    I see, that's a different app, you seem to have downloaded "Battery Stats Plus" instead of "Better Battery Stats." You want this one: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...erbatterystats
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    I used Helium to backup my apps when I sent my phone in for the purple camera issue. If you don't want to do a factory reset because of losing app data, you should give Helium a try. It's fast and worked like a charm without being rooted.

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