1. alcathoe's Avatar
    Just wondering if this will improve my battery life as I have synch turned off for everything but mail at present but still have battery issues. I had a fully charged battery last night, always check settings for running apps, used night mode in Battery Widget Reborn and found this the battery down to 78% with various games and Google Play running in the background, though they had been turned off and mediaserver at 80%. Now I had issues in the past with mediaserver, but thought that had been resolved by turning off Currents and keeping an eye on turning off apps I didn't want running in the background. Should I do another factory reset, or power off every night instead ?
    12-09-2013 11:35 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    An important thing to know would be what your total screen time is like. If you're using your N7 a lot, and the screen is on a lot, that will use the most battery. Total screen-on time is still going to be around 5-6 hrs, maybe even 4 if you're using CPU-intensive apps.

    Turning auto-sync off should give you a little improvement, but it will probably be small. If you have wi-fi on all of the time, I'd guess that contributes more to battery use.

    Review this guide for more tips: http://forums.androidcentral.com/amb...ving-tips.html
    12-09-2013 12:07 PM
  3. alcathoe's Avatar
    Screen times average 4 hours after a full charge. Only keep wifi on when checking mail or using a news app, otherwise turned off as is location services. That is why I am wondering if it has always been a battery issue that is getting worse over time. Was using a wake lock app but since the update that no longer works
    12-09-2013 12:37 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    What games are you playing? Some of them can be pretty processor intensive, and therefore use up more battery.
    12-09-2013 04:10 PM
  5. alcathoe's Avatar
    Dead Trigger 2, Riptide GP 2, but not more than 10 - 15 minutes per game. stopped playing Asphalt 8 and Real Racing to see if that would make a difference, but it hasn't, in fact battery drain has been worse. There must be something rogue running but can't seem to find it when I check settings or use System Panel Lite. Plus my screen time had been stuck at 26 minutes, though I had used the device at least an hour on and off today, now it's showing 30 minutes.
    12-09-2013 05:04 PM
  6. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Have you tried a cache partition wipe? http://forums.androidcentral.com/sho...d.php?t=336913

    Posted via Android Central App
    12-09-2013 08:57 PM
  7. alcathoe's Avatar
    Thanks for the tip and the link
    12-10-2013 09:04 AM