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    Default Why does "Phone" take up so much battery when idle?

    I don't make many phone calls, but it seems like when I do the phone continues to use battery after the phone call ends, and I can't force close it from the battery monitor. Any ideas how to fix this?
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    Default Re: Why does "Phone" take up so much battery when idle?

    Quote Originally Posted by pantlesspenguin View Post
    I don't make many phone calls, but it seems like when I do the phone continues to use battery after the phone call ends, and I can't force close it from the battery monitor. Any ideas how to fix this?
    Does your phone feel hot after making a call?

    Also, check and make a note of your phone's data usage for the day (mobile and wifi) just before making a call... and then check your data usage again about 5-10 mins after the call. If you find certain apps (the play store, for example) have all of a sudden started to use a lot of data then you have the same problem that I had.

    The only fix I could find was a factory reset.
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    Default Re: Why does "Phone" take up so much battery when idle?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sincs View Post
    Does your phone feel hot after making a call?

    Also, check and make a note of your phone's data usage for the day (mobile and wifi) just before making a call... and then check your data usage again about 5-10 mins after the call. If you find certain apps (the play store, for example) have all of a sudden started to use a lot of data then you have the same problem that I had.

    The only fix I could find was a factory reset.
    Hmm, I don't think it gets too hot, but I have it in a case so it might and I'm just not noticing. And yes, I also see Foursquare popping up even if I haven't used it at all. A factory reset might be in order this weekend .

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