1. hisense's Avatar
    After installing the Marshmallow update on my Moto G 2015, like many others I started to see increased battery drain from WiFi via Battery Usage monitor. I wasnt clear if it was a reporting bug or if it was having an impact on battery performance....nevertheless it was annoying to see it at the top at 18 to 25%.

    So I followed some suggestion to access the WiFi settings then Advanced to ensure keep wifi during sleep was set to only when plugged in.

    Then accessed Back up & reset settings and reset netork settings. While this means I had to reenter wifi password and bluetooth devices, it fixed the problem.

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    01-18-2016 08:42 PM
  2. erchiappa's Avatar
    This is not a fix, you won't be able to receive notifications.

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    01-19-2016 01:49 AM
  3. acejavelin's Avatar
    This is not a fix, you won't be able to receive notifications.

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    Why wouldn't you receive notifications? All WiFi, Bluetooth, and cellular data settings are returned to default, it should not effect notifications...
    01-19-2016 06:24 AM
  4. erchiappa's Avatar
    Never turn on Wi-Fi while the screen is off for me means that as your phone shuts down the screen it also shuts down Wi-Fi

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    01-19-2016 10:13 AM
  5. acejavelin's Avatar
    Assuming you do it in the order stated above, when you reset network settings WiFi During Sleep will change back to Always.

    I have never had the "WiFi drain bug" but I have all services on all the time, the code isn't at fault, a setting or a "update bug" is the problem. Resetting the networks settings should correct it.
    01-19-2016 01:35 PM
  6. erchiappa's Avatar
    I skipped a line, my fault.

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    01-19-2016 02:32 PM
  7. hisense's Avatar
    Reseting does not impact notifications. Only impact was having to reenter my wifi password and pair my bluetooth headset again.

    This small inconvenience is worth it. As I no longer see wifi using up the battery (again not sure if it really was doing this but it would be at the top of the list and now its gone).

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    01-19-2016 10:21 PM
  8. erchiappa's Avatar
    I hopes other user report their feedbacks

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    01-20-2016 03:38 AM
  9. David Alfredo's Avatar
    that didn't work for me, I reverted back to 5.1.1 and all is beautiful again, after 63 hours and 31 minutes of WiFi (always on) it has only used 9% of battery (after 2 days and 15 hours of continuous usage !!!), screen time is beyond 3 hours, I spent more than an hour on the phone with actual voice calls, used WhatsApp and Facebook and the regular stuff... and still have 41% left of battery so it will go a bit longer than 3 days battery time at this rate, after the external storage nightmare that Marshmallow brought to my phone (or Motorola) and the random bugs... why should I even think of "upgrading" when 5.1.1 is running beautifully, I will wait for next update 6.0.2 or whatever, hopefully with no bugs.

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    01-20-2016 10:46 AM
  10. erchiappa's Avatar
    I have this bug.

    I wiped the cache and the cache partition.
    Now I resetted the network settings and I'll see if Wi-Fi will stay on top power consumption.
    I can see the battery life is normal, more or less.

    By the way I think settings in MM are too nerdy

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    02-16-2016 05:21 AM
  11. David Alfredo's Avatar
    I have this bug.

    I wiped the cache and the cache partition.
    Now I resetted the network settings and I'll see if Wi-Fi will stay on top power consumption.
    I can see the battery life is normal, more or less.

    By the way I think settings in MM are too nerdy

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    didn't it get fixed with a factory reset ? ?
    02-16-2016 02:32 PM
  12. erchiappa's Avatar
    I don't know if I want to factory reset because it doesn't seem a major bug.
    It is annoying for me but I don't get this battery life with lollipop.
    I hope in a 6.0.1 or Fw upgrade for the moment.

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    02-16-2016 06:20 PM
  13. David Alfredo's Avatar
    I don't know if I want to factory reset because it doesn't seem a major bug.
    It is annoying for me but I don't get this battery life with lollipop.
    I hope in a 6.0.1 or Fw upgrade for the moment.

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    you have battery drain due to some WiFi issue, go to backup & reset in setting and reset "network settings", reboot phone and tell us whether that solved it or not so we can try other fixes before a factory reset.
    02-17-2016 11:29 AM
  14. erchiappa's Avatar
    I have no battery drain, just abnormal Wi-Fi percentage, but I tried everything

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    02-17-2016 01:15 PM

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