1. Labhras's Avatar
    Hi all, I have a few questions regarding my phone's battery life.
    My battery is almost one year old - bought last August. I have Echo lockscreen and Aviate launcher replacing the standard ones - location and power saving on. I use CleanMaster and I barely play any games.
    With GSam Battery Monitor I have at least around 30-35% consumed by Android System and around 2hrs of Combined app wakelocks. Kernel (Android OS) is usually around 11-15%.
    I have noticed a big drain in battery life from 100 to 70%, then it seems to go slower, and then another bigger drain around 25%.
    Is it normal behavior? What about GSam stats? Do I need to recalibrate my battery?
    I've been reading about people with 2 days batteries using their phone normally, without having to disable location, sync, etc.
    06-07-2015 05:45 AM
  2. Bosbouer's Avatar
    For starters dump clean master. Android does a very good job of stopping inactive apps. And if you are actually using cheetah Mobile's clean master, the chances are very good that you have malware on your phone.
    dm3ready and Crashdamage like this.
    06-07-2015 06:19 AM
  3. Labhras's Avatar
    What do you mean by malware? I've never heard of clean master defined as malware, some are against it because they see it as a task killer, but I've never seen anything about the app being dangerous.
    06-07-2015 06:37 AM
  4. Bosbouer's Avatar
    Cheetah Mobile - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Google or search AC forums, you'll find plenty reports of clean master misbehaving.
    06-07-2015 07:24 AM
  5. Labhras's Avatar
    The only thing that article is saying is that clean master used some scare ads to attract customers - like other software companies do.
    If the app is a battery drainer similar to the likes of DU battery saver, or general battery saving/task killer apps, is one thing, but other that those not-so-nice tactics I haven't found anything else about the app being malware/dangerous for the phone.
    06-07-2015 07:36 AM
  6. Labhras's Avatar
    Besides the clean master issue, what do you think of my other points?
    06-08-2015 03:04 AM
  7. dm3ready's Avatar
    I would suggest buying a new OEM battery from a reputable vendor or one from Anker (directly). For about $10-15 you can, first, see if your battery is losing its effectiveness and secondly, at worst, you have a spare battery which can be very handy to have.
    06-08-2015 01:58 PM
  8. Labhras's Avatar
    Besides the new battery, what about the data I posted? Is it "normal" usage?
    Because I might buy a new battery, but if there is another problem - i.e. wakelocks, draining from apps or the OS, etc - the new battery won't change much.
    06-16-2015 04:14 AM

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