1. neocryte's Avatar
    Has anyone experienced this? My desk at work has bad LTE signal (on my old Android device, I switched default to 3G network - but I don't see this option on my AT&T Moto X under Mobile Networks in Settings). The phone was sitting on my desk for the day, and continuously drained with very little actual use. The signal is quite bad - I wonder if that's the reason. I have Google Now and Location turned off, and just Facebook and Gmail syncing.

    Are there are Android apps I can use to force the phone to use 3G only? I can see if that helps.

    Thanks!High battery brain in areas of bad signal-screenshot_2014-11-17-19-17-41.jpgHigh battery brain in areas of bad signal-screenshot_2014-11-17-19-17-47.jpgHigh battery brain in areas of bad signal-screenshot_2014-11-17-19-17-54.jpg
    11-17-2014 07:11 PM
  2. atakin77's Avatar
    I get a bad signal at work and that consistent with what I get. Screen on time and bad signal after the two biggest drivers to poor battery life.
    11-17-2014 07:46 PM
  3. delrey1900's Avatar
    Screen on time and bad signal after the two biggest drivers to poor battery life.
    Exactly! Every phone suffers from this. Some may deal with it better than others, but it is a common problem. I have a similar problem with really poor signal in my office. I turn my phone to airplane mode and when I go to take a break or go on lunch, I turn airplane mode off. It sucks but it's what I do so I have battery for the evening.
    11-17-2014 08:12 PM
  4. neocryte's Avatar
    Thanks guys. I have much better 3G reception in the office, so I may try to force the phone into 3G mode tomorrow using the instructions here: How to force 3G/4G only on your Android 4.4 Kitkat device with few commands

    Will report back if it helps.
    11-17-2014 08:26 PM
  5. neocryte's Avatar
    Did not help, phone still drained very quickly. 1 hr SOT, down to 15% after 13 hrs off the charger. Seems to be draining quite fast with Android OS and Android System the 2 largest drainers behind Screen.
    11-18-2014 07:35 PM
  6. tvouge's Avatar
    I was hoping that this high battery "brain" was an unadvertised feature. Sadness.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    11-18-2014 10:06 PM
  7. Uselessbass's Avatar
    I'm no expert but it seems your phone has a ton of wake locks, something is waking it up it doesn't look to be in deep sleep much.

    Posted via Android Central App
    11-18-2014 10:10 PM

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