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    Default Camera always using battery power?

    In the power consumption screen (battery use), it shows my Camera has used 16% of the battery, even though I took no photos and did not even open the camera app. Under Use Details, it shows CPU total = 0s.

    Does the camera always use battery, even if you don't use the camera itself?

    Also, are there any steps I could take to minimize the battery use apart from turning off auto-sync and lowering the screen brightness?
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    Default Re: Camera always using battery power?

    Anyone have any input?
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    Default Re: Camera always using battery power?

    Turning off mobile data when not in use also helps a bunch.
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    Once you are done using the camera, pull up multitasking and remove it (kill it)... should solve your problem. If not, find it in settings>apps>camera and clear the cache.
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    Default Re: Camera always using battery power?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bizzle69 View Post
    Once you are done using the camera, pull up multitasking and remove it (kill it)... should solve your problem. If not, find it in settings>apps>camera and clear the cache.
    I always clear everything when I'm done with it, and the camera still has a tendency to keep going even hours after I use it.

    I noticed that it goes away from the Power consumption screen after a full battery charge. I need to take a pic of my new TV, so I'll try clearing the cache and see what happens after that.

    Thanks for all the info so far. If anyone has anything to add, please do. All help is appreciated.
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    Default Re: Camera always using battery power?

    do you have face unlock on? cause that uses the front camera
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    Default Re: Camera always using battery power?

    Quote Originally Posted by llllBULLSEYE View Post
    do you have face unlock on? cause that uses the front camera
    Good thinking, but I have never used face unlock.

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