05-25-2015 08:52 PM
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  1. jcp007's Avatar
    If the new update doesn't help with battery life at all I'm switching my sim card back to my iPhone six plus
    Cool. Whichever device you eventually chose, I sincerely hope it works for you and you are happy. Being happy with your device, regardless of brand is important.
    05-25-2015 10:44 AM
  2. razza1987's Avatar
    Cool. Whichever device you eventually chose, I sincerely hope it works for you and you are happy. Being happy with your device, regardless of brand is important.
    The battery life is the one thing I hate about the s6. I find myself always using the s6 until it dies and then I use my six plus. If the battery life was better on the s6 I would probably only use the six plus for imessage. It's so frustrating. I used to consistently get 8-9 hours per charge on my s4 but on the s6 I'm lucky if I see five hours
    05-25-2015 10:46 AM
  3. jcp007's Avatar
    The battery life is the one thing I hate about the s6. I find myself always using the s6 until it dies and then I use my six plus. If the battery life was better on the s6 I would probably only use the six plus for imessage. It's so frustrating. I used to consistently get 8-9 hours per charge on my s4 but on the s6 I'm lucky if I see five hours
    GS4 has a larger battery. My battery life is better than my wife's GS4, both on AT&T.
    05-25-2015 10:49 AM
  4. razza1987's Avatar
    GS4 has a larger battery. My battery life is better than my wife's GS4, both on AT&T.
    This is mine this charge
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    05-25-2015 10:52 AM
  5. Techno-guy's Avatar
    This is mine this charge
    Wow...that's horrible! Assume you've tried to clear your cache? I know it's painful to do, but you may want to try a Factory Reset.

    I consider my battery life pretty poor (I have the Cell Standby drain) but I generally get 2.5-3.5 hours SoT and about 12-14 hours in Standby and I have utilized every battery saving tip possible. You don't even seem to have any Cell Standby drain so something else is going on with your S6. Your battery life is not even functional, in my view.
    05-25-2015 11:07 AM
  6. razza1987's Avatar
    Wow...that's horrible! Assume you've tried to clear your cache? I know it's painful to do, but you may want to try a Factory Reset.

    I consider my battery life pretty poor (I have the Cell Standby drain) but I generally get 2.5-3.5 hours SoT and about 12-14 hours in Standby and I have utilized every battery saving tip possible. You don't even seem to have any Cell Standby drain so something else is going on with your S6. Your battery life is not even functional, in my view.
    I have literally tried every single battery saving tip I could find online. Even factory resetting my device. I'm just glad I still have my iPhone six plus with the abysmal battery life I am getting
    05-25-2015 11:17 AM
  7. jcp007's Avatar
    This is mine this charge
    Try Friendcaster or restrict background data on FB. Do you have wifi on all the time? Depending upon your location, router or ISP, that could be draining your battery. Smart network switch to off. Location to GPS only?
    05-25-2015 11:19 AM
  8. razza1987's Avatar
    Try Friendcaster or restrict background data on FB. Do you have wifi on all the time? Depending upon your location, router or ISP, that could be draining your battery. Smart network switch to off. Location to GPS only?
    I have background data switched off for all apps in my settings. I turned off all notifications on the Facebook app itself too. Also turned off the smart network switch. Only use mobile data and my location is completely switched off
    05-25-2015 11:21 AM
  9. razza1987's Avatar
    Try Friendcaster or restrict background data on FB. Do you have wifi on all the time? Depending upon your location, router or ISP, that could be draining your battery. Smart network switch to off. Location to GPS only?
    What's Friendcaster? I'm willing to try anything at this point
    05-25-2015 11:23 AM
  10. jcp007's Avatar
    What's Friendcaster? I'm willing to try anything at this point
    It's a free app in the Play Store that I like better instead of the FB app which also good.
    05-25-2015 11:44 AM
  11. razza1987's Avatar
    It's a free app in the Play Store that I like better instead of the FB app which also good.
    I can't seem to find an app called friendcaster in the app store
    05-25-2015 03:56 PM
  12. Zoostation's Avatar
    Wow...that's horrible! Assume you've tried to clear your cache? I know it's painful to do, but you may want to try a Factory Reset.

    I consider my battery life pretty poor (I have the Cell Standby drain) but I generally get 2.5-3.5 hours SoT and about 12-14 hours in Standby and I have utilized every battery saving tip possible. You don't even seem to have any Cell Standby drain so something else is going on with your S6. Your battery life is not even functional, in my view.
    What is "normal" for cell stand by?
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    05-25-2015 04:23 PM
  13. cbreze's Avatar
    The battery life is the one thing I hate about the s6. I find myself always using the s6 until it dies and then I use my six plus. If the battery life was better on the s6 I would probably only use the six plus for imessage. It's so frustrating. I used to consistently get 8-9 hours per charge on my s4 but on the s6 I'm lucky if I see five hours
    Also have a 6+ and agree that the battery is phenomenal. I can't put the S6 down tho. Perhaps at some point I'll go back to the 6+. In the meantime I still use it on WiFi. While the battery is lacking on the S6, it is fine for my usage and using the 6+ while at home on WiFi no doubt helps my S6's battery. Those with more demanding usage should always put battery size and life above all else. Some have gotten a mophie case to solve their lack of good battery life. I don't think one should have to do this, but just saying that some do and have a much better experience. The iPhone 6+ is quite the awesome phone and i'll surely keep mine a good long while. Just don't care for the ios lack of customizations and tweaking which is why I've come back to android. Hope you get it sorted out.
    05-25-2015 04:24 PM
  14. razza1987's Avatar
    Also have a 6+ and agree that the battery is phenomenal. I can't put the S6 down tho. Perhaps at some point I'll go back to the 6+. In the meantime I still use it on WiFi. While the battery is lacking on the S6, it is fine for my usage and using the 6+ while at home on WiFi no doubt helps my S6's battery. Those with more demanding usage should always put battery size and life above all else. Some have gotten a mophie case to solve their lack of good battery life. I don't think one should have to do this, but just saying that some do and have a much better experience. The iPhone 6+ is quite the awesome phone and i'll surely keep mine a good long while. Just don't care for the ios lack of customizations and tweaking which is why I've come back to android. Hope you get it sorted out.
    Is the mophie case out yet for the s6?
    05-25-2015 04:40 PM
  15. cbreze's Avatar
    Is the mophie case out yet for the s6?
    not sure, you have to check. It was listed as coming soon about six weeks ago. there are others that are actually cheaper also.
    05-25-2015 04:42 PM
  16. razza1987's Avatar
    not sure, you have to check. It was listed as coming soon about six weeks ago. there are others that are actually cheaper also.
    I've been waiting for it. I love my mophie on my six plus lol
    05-25-2015 04:44 PM
  17. Cajun_Fan's Avatar
    According to this link, yes.

    Samsung Galaxy s6 juice pack Battery Case - Free Shipping | mophie

    Says ships in 1-2 businesdays so I'd say you could order it now.
    05-25-2015 04:45 PM
  18. cbreze's Avatar
    there you go Razza
    05-25-2015 04:46 PM
  19. razza1987's Avatar
    According to this link, yes.

    Samsung Galaxy s6 juice pack Battery Case - Free Shipping | mophie

    Says ships in 1-2 businesdays so I'd say you could order it now.
    Thank you very much
    05-25-2015 04:50 PM
  20. Techno-guy's Avatar
    What is "normal" for cell stand by?
    I usually end the day with over 40% Cell Standby and my radios are constantly running and draining my S6 battery. The guys with the phenomenal battery life don't even have it show up, so maybe 'normal' is 1-2%.
    05-25-2015 06:07 PM
  21. berdinkerdickle's Avatar
    According to this link, yes.

    Samsung Galaxy s6 juice pack Battery Case - Free Shipping | mophie

    Says ships in 1-2 businesdays so I'd say you could order it now.
    Now that is absolutely cool.
    05-25-2015 06:26 PM
  22. Zoostation's Avatar
    I usually end the day with over 40% Cell Standby and my radios are constantly running and draining my S6 battery. The guys with the phenomenal battery life don't even have it show up, so maybe 'normal' is 1-2%.
    What carrier?

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    05-25-2015 06:36 PM
  23. Techno-guy's Avatar
    What carrier?

    Posted via the Android Central App
    T-Mobile (U.S.)
    05-25-2015 06:50 PM
  24. cbreze's Avatar
    My cell standby used to be a lot lower before like around 8% consistently. The past 2 or 3 weeks it has been a lot higher like 40 to 60%. Funny tho my battery life has always been very good since day one and has not changed. So it doesn't seem like it makes much difference.
    05-25-2015 08:52 PM
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