1. scarchelli's Avatar
    Battery got worse lately. Not sure what is making it drain so fast. Lately, I get about 2 hours sot. When I got this replacement for my lost s6 a few months ago, I got 4 hours sot. Not sure what app I got since then that may have changed things. Gsam shows Android System ay 9.4%, the highest, then Kernal at 5.2% and System at 3.0% . Do things like twitter in gsam at 0.4% really matter? Seems like such a small % wouldn't matter.
    02-19-2017 09:37 AM
  2. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    Did you get an OS update recently? Have you tried a restart?
    02-19-2017 09:52 AM
  3. scarchelli's Avatar
    Not sure, honestly. I restarted now, incase I haven't in a while. Should I boot in safe mode and clear cache?
    02-19-2017 09:58 AM
  4. anon(826501)'s Avatar
    Clear cache is good idea. I'm currently using my Pixel XL, still got my S6. Try to stop continuously sync at your e-mail app, this help a lot at my S6.
    02-19-2017 10:09 AM
  5. scarchelli's Avatar
    In Accounts, I have Google syncing contacts and gmail. Gmail app itself has my gmail and my edu email. Also in Accounts is Pop3 for my edu. That is syncing for the gmail app too. I had an exchange account there also for my edu email which I deleted a few days ago.
    02-19-2017 11:39 AM
  6. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Charge up to 100%, then let it drain to 20-30% with normal usage, without charging in between. Then show us:


    1. The main Settings>Battery screen.
    2. The fullscreen battery graph screen (which shows Awake time and Cell Signal Strength).
    3. The Screen category (to see total Screen On time).
    4. The Cell Standby category, if present (to see Time Without Signal).


    http://forums.androidcentral.com/gen...d-central.html


    Use GSam Battery Monitor to get the Cell Signal Strength graph.
    02-19-2017 12:47 PM
  7. scarchelli's Avatar
    Charge up to 100%, then let it drain to 20-30% with normal usage, without charging in between. Then show us:


    1. The main Settings>Battery screen.
    2. The fullscreen battery graph screen (which shows Awake time and Cell Signal Strength).
    3. The Screen category (to see total Screen On time).
    4. The Cell Standby category, if present (to see Time Without Signal).


    http://forums.androidcentral.com/gen...d-central.html


    Use GSam Battery Monitor to get the Cell Signal Strength graph.
    Will do today. At 60% and am going to charge to full before I leave for the day later on.
    02-19-2017 01:18 PM
  8. scarchelli's Avatar
    Started writing this post a minute ago at 39%. At 36% now. I remember my old s6 phone was like this before I lost it. It must be some rogue app or something no?

    How do I add multiple screenshots to a single post via the android central app? All I see here is the gsam phone signal chart screen I added.
    Attached Thumbnails My s6 battery is not good anymore-1878.jpg  
    02-19-2017 05:25 PM
  9. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Do you have the other screenshots I suggested? It looks like there are times you have pretty bad cell signal, which can drain battery. That graph shows that you've recharged the phone a couple of times, but not to 100%, so it makes the graph a little harder to interpret. Charge up to 100%, then use it all the way down to around 20-30%, then show us the screenshots I had suggested.
    02-19-2017 08:42 PM
  10. scarchelli's Avatar
    Will do overnight. How do I post multiple screenshots? I have them on my phone. Will take new ones in the morning.
    02-19-2017 09:07 PM
  11. B. Diddy's Avatar
    02-19-2017 10:18 PM
  12. scarchelli's Avatar
    02-19-2017 11:28 PM
  13. scarchelli's Avatar
    Here is a screen of the overall battery stats.
    Attached Thumbnails My s6 battery is not good anymore-1879.jpg  
    02-20-2017 08:49 AM
  14. D13H4RD2L1V3's Avatar
    Tinder seems to be draining quite a bit.

    What are you using it for?
    02-20-2017 10:27 AM
  15. scarchelli's Avatar
    It's a dating app. I have a tablet at home I can use it for. I can delete it from my phone.
    02-20-2017 03:33 PM
  16. B. Diddy's Avatar
    The other screenshots didn't post for some reason. Can you try again?
    02-20-2017 04:03 PM
  17. scarchelli's Avatar
    02-20-2017 07:32 PM
  18. scarchelli's Avatar
    Here is my cell standby screen from right now.
    Attached Thumbnails My s6 battery is not good anymore-1889.jpg  
    02-20-2017 07:34 PM
  19. B. Diddy's Avatar
    This one still didn't post correctly.

    I'd be most interested in the graph from GSam Battery Monitor that shows your cell signal strength, but over the entire period from 100% to around 20% battery.
    02-20-2017 09:40 PM
  20. scarchelli's Avatar
    Okay, I will be sure to post that one (correctly) in the AM.
    02-20-2017 10:06 PM
  21. scarchelli's Avatar
    This is from 100% last night before bed around 9 pm. I have to leave soon, so I'll need to charge it before I go. It's at 36%.
    Attached Thumbnails My s6 battery is not good anymore-1892.jpg  
    02-21-2017 08:32 AM

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