Welcome to the Android Central Forums Create Your Account or Ask a Question Answers in 5 minutes - no registration required!
Results 1 to 7 of 7
  1. Thread Author  Thread Author    #1  

    Default Exchange Services chewing up Battery - Seriously?

    Hi all,

    Just got my S3 yesterday and pretty much in shock this bug is out there. I've searched high and low and can't find a solution to this. How can samsung put out a phone where Exchange email doesn't work (well works but kills the battery) ? I otherwise love the phone, but this is a dealbreaker for me. Here is more detail: Issue 31246 - android - 'com.android.email' Alarm count high connecting to Exchange Server (shows as 'AndroidOS' in Battery Stats) - Android - An Open Handset Alliance Project - Google Project Hosting

    Does CM10 fix this issue? Any pointers to fixes or workarounds would be greatly appreciated.

    Eric
  2. #2  

    Default Re: Exchange Services chewing up Battery - Seriously?

    As mentioned in the issue tracker, this bug has been fixed (March 2012), but Samsung is not using the patch. You'll need to contact them for more information about an official fix here:
    https://contactus.samsung.com/custom...jsp?SITE_ID=31

    It looks like it's fixed in any AOSP based firmware, so CM10 should take care of it.
    ಠ_ಠ
    제리
  3. #3  

    Default Re: Exchange Services chewing up Battery - Seriously?

    Weird...never heard of this issue. My battery lasts for 15-20 hours (on normal usage). If I'm reading that right, it shouldn't be since I have Exchange setup. Will have to look at it.
  4. #4  

    Default Re: Exchange Services chewing up Battery - Seriously?

    I sometimes get as many as 150 exchange emails in a day, and have no battery issues. On a "light day," maybe 50 emails, I can easily go 12 - 15 hours on a charge. On a heavy day, I'll probably give the phone 30-60 minutes on the charger sometime during the day. Those emails are in addition to other, normal use of the phone, including gmail, some web browsing, a few calls, and maybe some Words with Friends.

    I've got dozens of calendar events each week, with alarms, too, and about 400 contacts stored in exchange (in addition to the corporate GAL)

    Perhaps this is not an issue with JB?
    PLEASE, when asking for help provide as much information as possible. We can't help unless we know what the symptoms are and what you did before they began.

    LG G3 on Sprint. [Stumped and Bumped, Debloated, Startup apps managed, Trickster, Nova Prime, Swiftkey, G3 Tweakbox]--> Runs smooth as silk, now.
  5. #5  

    Default Re: Exchange Services chewing up Battery - Seriously?

    It's a legit bug the OP is seeing, but it also depends on the configuration of the Exchange server.

    The good news is that Google has fixed it, CM has fixed it, so Samsung should get it fixed in 2015 or so :P
    ಠ_ಠ
    제리
  6. Thread Author  Thread Author    #6  

    Default Re: Exchange Services chewing up Battery - Seriously?

    Are you sure CM fixed it? I'm reading its fixed in CM9 but not 10.
  7. #7  

    Default Re: Exchange Services chewing up Battery - Seriously?

    CM9 was the current version when the issue was reported. CM10 and 10.1 are built off of the patches for 9 and will include the fix.
    ಠ_ಠ
    제리

Similar Threads

  1. "Exchange Services" is killing my battery!
    By MRKV in forum Google / Samsung Galaxy Nexus
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 01-20-2014, 08:01 AM
  2. Exchange Services chewing up Battery - Seriously?
    By pnd4pnd in forum AT&T Galaxy S3
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 07-06-2013, 10:15 PM
  3. Something is CHEWING UP my battery...
    By jordanreichmann in forum HTC EVO 4G
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 12-16-2010, 10:36 AM
  4. Does removing unnecessary networks free up battery use?
    By spooksmcgee in forum General Help and How To
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-31-2010, 05:27 AM
  5. IM program that doesn't chew through battery?
    By crzycrkr in forum Android Apps
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 07-27-2010, 10:48 AM

Posting Permissions