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    Default Got Jellybean, now my battery life SUCKS!

    I love Jellybean but now that I got it my battery life is terrible! Help! Is it just me?

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    I've been experiencing great battery life. Went through 2 cycles and since then its been amazing. Going in 21 hours with about 45% battery left with moderate to heavy use

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    My battery life is excellent.

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    With Google Now on, I lose abut 2% an hour. Not bad. At. All.
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    Restart the phone. Then go through a few battery cycles. If battery is still draining do a factory reset. Then wait a couple of battery cycles. This should get you back to normal. Sometimes it just takes a little time to relearn your habits. Call it phone magic.
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    No you're not the only one, it's pissing me off. I've done everything suggested aside from a reset which I don't want to do.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FrostyGTA View Post
    No you're not the only one, it's pissing me off. I've done everything suggested aside from a reset which I don't want to do.
    Yeah, I'm on the same boat as you. Don't want to do a factory reset....yet! I'm running my battery down like most are saying to do....Its pretty much doing it on its own without me even touching it, lol! If this doesn't solve anything, I'M GETTING AN IPHONE CAUSE IT JUST WORKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!..............lol! j/k........I'll just jinx the guys who have good battery life!
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    Quote Originally Posted by GrooveRite View Post
    Yeah, I'm on the same boat as you. Don't want to do a factory reset....yet! I'm running my battery down like most are saying to do....Its pretty much doing it on its own without me even touching it, lol! If this doesn't solve anything, I'M GETTING AN IPHONE CAUSE IT JUST WORKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!..............lol! j/k........I'll just jinx the guys who have good battery life!
    Just ran for 23hrs and was messing around with Google Now, on Twitter, Instagram, few phone calls, 2 1/2+ hrs of screen on time, etc. and also have location settings on too (if I didn't my battery would probably run till tomorrow mid-day). Time heals all my friends!

    And right now on my current battery, still on 100% after 1hr 45min (pretty light use though).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe113 View Post
    Just ran for 23hrs and was messing around with Google Now, on Twitter, Instagram, few phone calls, 2 1/2+ hrs of screen on time, etc. and also have location settings on too (if I didn't my battery would probably run till tomorrow mid-day). Time heals all my friends!

    And right now on my current battery, still on 100% after 1hr 45min (pretty light use though).
    Impossible u still on 100% after hour 45,u must have data off, no push notifications, or any social network if so then I believe u lol

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    I'm convinced that every software update requires a hard reset.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HOLLYWOODANT215 View Post
    Impossible u still on 100% after hour 45,u must have data off, no push notifications, or any social network if so then I believe u lol

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    Data on, but I'm at home (so I'm connected to my Wi-Fi). Been DL'ing some updates from the Play Store and texted a few buddies.... still was at 100%.
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    I installed my jb on a factory reset phone. My battery is questionable, still not sure.... I've been using it a lot watching the weather on the east coast today... I have this MEDIA thing listed first in my battery stats...

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    I just got the update this morning and my battery went down fast. Normally my battery life will be somewhat bad for a week or so after an update. So if you all are having a problem with your battery life give it a little time.
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    For those having battery issues either before or after JB (mine started with the LI3 update) go to settings and check the battery usage.
    Seems Media is way to high for me. Anybody else notice this?
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    Default Re: Got Jellybean, now my battery life SUCKS!

    It's still a draining fast! I hope it fixes I don't want to do a factory reset!

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    Screen shots that show awake time and battery usage..
    I went in and found the com.sec.android.providers.downloads and did a force stop and clear data before the pic was taken.. seems to have helped.
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    Got Jellybean, now my battery life SUCKS!-screenshot_2012-10-31-15-18-03.png
    My battery as of now is getting better..when I first got the update it was alot worse.
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    Default Re: Got Jellybean, now my battery life SUCKS!

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    My battery as of now is getting better..when I first got the update it was alot worse.
    That's good battery? That still seems pretty bad...I use to go the whole day with no problems, now I'm barely making it =/

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    Default Re: Got Jellybean, now my battery life SUCKS!

    Quote Originally Posted by tlrsax54 View Post
    That's good battery? That still seems pretty bad...I use to go the whole day with no problems, now I'm barely making it =/

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    Quote Originally Posted by IAmSixNine View Post
    Screen shots that show awake time and battery usage..
    I went in and found the com.sec.android.providers.downloads and did a force stop and clear data before the pic was taken.. seems to have helped.
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    I was told corrupt files on your SD card can be the culprit here - have you reformatted your sd card? Are you still/have you gotten the high usage from MEDIA again?
    (If you notice, I posted above you about the same issue.)
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    I have not noticed any change in battery life after the update. Seems pretty decent compared to my EVO 4G with Seideo extended batt. I've been impressed that the thin factory battery lasts as long as it does.
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    Updated to jelly bean 3 days ago and my battery life is now crap.

    Would it make a difference which model you have or the network?

    8gb on orange network for me :-(

    Wish I still had ICS
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    Turn OFF Google Now feature and you battery life will go back to normal. Did for me.


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    Some people don't think it works but I have noticed a big difference.....changing the Mobile Network settings back to CDMA when not in a LTE area has helped a lot.
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    Battery life has been great for me.

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