1. Aryeo's Avatar
    I woke up, my phone was at 100% charge. I turned it on to check email/facebook, etc and suddenly noticed that the battery had dropped to 50%. The battery breakdown menu shows that it dropped almost instantly, 82% thanks to my screen which was at the lowest brightness setting. It's a Galaxy S3.

    Wtf? My battery dropped 50% in a matter of minutes.-2013-10-27-10.59.55.png Wtf? My battery dropped 50% in a matter of minutes.-2013-10-27-10.59.37.png

    Can anyone explain why this might have happened or how to prevent it in the future? Thanks!
    10-27-2013 01:25 PM
  2. Motogameruk's Avatar
    All I can say is that the battery may have been giving a false reading when it said it was 100%.
    My old phone (razr i) would sometimes jump to 100% when I plugged it in to charge, therefore it would not charge as it thought it was full. It would then jump down to its actual battery level.
    Hope this helps

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    10-27-2013 04:20 PM
  3. Austin Pritchett's Avatar
    check your charger. My Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 was having similar issues and it ended up being due to the charger being defective. Other than that, it might be the battery.
    10-27-2013 06:00 PM
  4. Aryeo's Avatar
    Hmm thanks to you both for your answers. I'll check the charging cable/charger and just see if it happens again.
    10-27-2013 10:40 PM
  5. josearmz10789's Avatar
    If nothing works try a factory data reset as most of the time it takes care of bugs.

    Sent from my N9500 using AC Forums mobile app
    10-27-2013 10:47 PM

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