1. UJ95x's Avatar
    Hey guys, so I resolved the issue of the Google services battery drain that my Galaxy S4 had a few weeks ago by installing the Google Play Store 4.3.11 APK. It eliminated the drain completely and I could use Google Now and Google Maps fine without the battery drain. Today however it came back after I used Maps to get directions. It's using over 60% of the battery. Any way to remove it now? Seeing as I can't update the Play store any further...
    Screenshot of my battery Google Services drain is back...-screenshot_2013-09-08-16-55-23.jpg
    09-08-2013 07:26 PM
  2. UJ95x's Avatar
    Also, I have about 55 minutes of screen-on time, somehow Google is using substantially more battery than the screen
    09-08-2013 07:27 PM
  3. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    Also, I have about 55 minutes of screen-on time, somehow Google is using substantially more battery than the screen
    Turning off location access in settings?
    09-08-2013 10:35 PM
  4. UJ95x's Avatar
    I have access to my location on and "Use Wireless networks" on. Should I turn off both?

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    09-08-2013 10:46 PM
  5. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    I have access to my location on and "Use Wireless networks" on. Should I turn off both?

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    I have heard that those being off helps.

    Sent from a SlimROM S3.
    09-08-2013 11:18 PM
  6. jneusch's Avatar
    When I have seen this simply powering off has seemed to help. Funny thing is my Google services is high today too. I didn't notice until reading this.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using AC Forums mobile app
    09-08-2013 11:23 PM
  7. srkmagnus's Avatar
    Check your location services and any of the Google apps that may be frequently updating when they shouldn't be.

    Hope to see you get this issue resolved. Oh, welcome to the forums!
    09-09-2013 07:05 PM
  8. UJ95x's Avatar
    Yeah. It's gone, for some reason Android system started draining it insanely as well. It was over 45% but turning it off and on helped.

    Posted via Android Central App
    09-09-2013 11:20 PM

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