1. J79F104's Avatar
    I have a factory stock Samsung Galaxy Note 2 with Verizon and it is consuming battery power about 5 times faster than it use to. Wifi, GPS are off. This seemed to occur about early to mid 2015. I called Verizon and they said they have had no reports of such.

    How do I remove unwanted battery draining apps that I don't need on my Samsung Galaxy Note 2? Apps that I either installed and don't need or use or that were on the phone when I purchased it from Verizon?

    How do I know which apps are necessary for the phone and internet and which ones are just taking up space and draining my battery?

    Thankyou for your help.
    09-18-2015 11:54 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! First, let's see if we can help figure out why your battery is draining faster. The Note 2 is fairly old--is the battery the original? Batteries don't last forever, and after about 2 years of typical usage, they can start to deteriorate noticeably. Try a new battery.
    09-19-2015 01:14 AM
  3. nahoku's Avatar
    I vote for a bad battery too... unless of course your usage also increased 5 times.
    B. Diddy likes this.
    09-19-2015 01:30 AM

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