1. anon154738's Avatar
    I've noticed the last couple of days that Google search had taken 60% of my battery usage! I can't seem to figure it out! Anyone have any ideas? I'm not doing a bunch of searches or anything.

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    11-27-2013 07:29 PM
  2. Kane Lynn's Avatar
    I am having the same problem. I have force stopped it twice now but it comes back.
    11-28-2013 01:59 AM
  3. drdj's Avatar
    Same problem here pal
    11-28-2013 12:03 PM
  4. cajunaggie87's Avatar
    I've experienced the same thing on my Galaxy S4. I think it eats up battery when it is waiting for you to say "Ok Google." You can turn this off in the settings of Google Now. I've done this and it appears to have helped. I've noticed that Google Search only eats up battery when it is open in the background. Once I close it with the task manager, it stops. And it seems to not be eating all that battery with the "Ok Google" detection turned off. At least it isn't being kept awake (which is it was awake for hours before).
    11-28-2013 08:56 PM
  5. billyboyhk's Avatar
    Me too. Nexis 5. KitKat 4.4.2
    01-29-2014 05:49 AM

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