1. Titan206's Avatar
    After experiencing some excessive battery drain since 4.4, and after reading others' experiences, I believe I may have found a solution.

    In the security section of the settings menu, under device administrators, I unchecked the Android Device Manager option. Since doing so, my phone stays awake a lot less. Time will tell how successful this is, but I wanted to share in case it works for anyone else.

    Matt

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    01-15-2014 11:22 AM
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    01-15-2014 11:27 AM
  3. doogald's Avatar
    After experiencing some excessive battery drain since 4.4, and after reading others' experiences, I believe I may have found a solution.

    In the security section of the settings menu, under device administrators, I unchecked the Android Device Manager option. Since doing so, my phone stays awake a lot less. Time will tell how successful this is, but I wanted to share in case it works for anyone else.

    Matt
    Unfortunately, I want to be able to access my phone through ADM if it's lost or stolen, so I'm leaving that on. (I prefer ADM to Motorola's solution.)
    01-15-2014 11:34 AM
  4. Cincybearcatfan's Avatar
    After experiencing some excessive battery drain since 4.4, and after reading others' experiences, I believe I may have found a solution.

    In the security section of the settings menu, under device administrators, I unchecked the Android Device Manager option. Since doing so, my phone stays awake a lot less. Time will tell how successful this is, but I wanted to share in case it works for anyone else.

    Matt

    Sent from my XT1080 using Tapatalk
    Unfortunately, I want to be able to access my phone through ADM if it's lost or stolen, so I'm leaving that on. (I prefer ADM to Motorola's solution.)
    I agree with Doogald, I don't want to lose the functionality of a key feature like this for battery life.
    01-15-2014 02:10 PM
  5. Masheen's Avatar
    I agree with Doogald, I don't want to lose the functionality of a key feature like this for battery life.
    Motorola already has a built in feature that mimics Android Device Manager. You can even see it in the picture that OP posted. If its causing battery drain, disable it, and re-enable when it gets fixed, or not at all. If you lose your phone, you need to stop drinking or wear pants with pockets.
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    01-15-2014 02:14 PM
  6. skatergirl's Avatar
    I use AVG anti virus and I can lock, wipe, find phone, take pictures and all that without making it a device manager.

    But thanks Titan for the tip. I've had KitKat since the soak and didn't realize those settings were changed.
    01-15-2014 02:58 PM
  7. doogald's Avatar
    Motorola already has a built in feature that mimics Android Device Manager. You can even see it in the picture that OP posted. If its causing battery drain, disable it, and re-enable when it gets fixed, or not at all. If you lose your phone, you need to stop drinking or wear pants with pockets.
    If it works better for you, that's great. I like ADM more. The Motorola site is a lot more difficult to use - you need to go to motorola.com, then login, then choose a Google+ account, then go to manage my device, then choose "lost device". Half the time I have to log in again. With ADM I google "android device manager", choose the first option, log in to my Google account, and I'm there.
    01-15-2014 03:48 PM
  8. Masheen's Avatar
    If it works better for you, that's great. I like ADM more. The Motorola site is a lot more difficult to use - you need to go to motorola.com, then login, then choose a Google+ account, then go to manage my device, then choose "lost device". Half the time I have to log in again. With ADM I google "android device manager", choose the first option, log in to my Google account, and I'm there.
    Why don't you just buy a chastity case for your phone
    01-15-2014 04:42 PM
  9. doogald's Avatar
    Why don't you just buy a chastity case for your phone
    I just love it when people tell me how I should use my phone ...
    01-15-2014 04:49 PM
  10. Masheen's Avatar
    I just love it when people tell me how I should use my phone ...
    (Laughter). Here's what you need Post 4.4 Battery Drain - Possible Fix-locked-up-phone.jpg
    01-15-2014 05:05 PM
  11. vzwuser76's Avatar
    (Laughter). Here's what you need Click image for larger version. 

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    Don't tell me, it's sold at Verizon for $99.
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    01-15-2014 10:02 PM
  12. Titan206's Avatar
    Well, my suggested fix seemed to work initially, but my phone is back to waking constantly again. I'm not sure what's causing it. Pre 4.4 would allow better battery monitoring, so I'm not sure what to do at this point. If I stumble upon some other solution, I'll try to keep this thread updated.

    Matt
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    01-15-2014 10:41 PM
  13. Masheen's Avatar
    Well, my suggested fix seemed to work initially, but my phone is back to waking constantly again. I'm not sure what's causing it. Pre 4.4 would allow better battery monitoring, so I'm not sure what to do at this point. If I stumble upon some other solution, I'll try to keep this thread updated.

    Matt
    Enable Developer Options by tapping build number in about phone 7 times. Then go into dev options and look at Process Stats It shows you a more detailed battery monitoring of processes.
    01-15-2014 11:05 PM
  14. Titan206's Avatar
    Enable Developer Options by tapping build number in about phone 7 times. Then go into dev options and look at Process Stats It shows you a more detailed battery monitoring of processes.
    Thanks. Maybe I'll give that a shot.

    Matt
    01-16-2014 12:02 AM
  15. Masheen's Avatar
    Thanks. Maybe I'll give that a shot.

    Matt
    You can do eattt

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    01-16-2014 12:58 AM

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