1. MizMelzy76's Avatar
    My Galaxy Tab a recently updated to Android 6.0.1. I am now noticing battery drain. I updated all my apps and cleared my cache. Anyone else having the same issue? When I look on my battery stats in settings it tells me that my screen is eating up 65% of my battery. And I have brightness all the way down. Any solutions? Thanks!

    10-22-2016 10:46 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Is this a wi-fi only or LTE-enabled Tab A?
    10-23-2016 08:53 AM
  3. Mizmelzy's Avatar
    It is a Wifi Only Tablet.

    10-23-2016 02:38 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Ok, just wanted to make sure poor cell signal wasn't the issue.

    It would help to see some battery stats. 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).
    3. The Screen category (to see total Screen On time).

    10-24-2016 05:47 AM
  5. Mizmelzy's Avatar
    Okay. I've gone to check the battery screen but I do not have a full screen battery graph. I touched the graph that's there which is small and nothing happens.
    So I checked in the manual online and it says there to touch the battery graph for history details. I get nothing. Nothing happens. I've tried shutting the tablet down and restarting it. I do not have a full screen battery graph.

    This is all I have

    Apparently my tablet doesn't have that feature. Is there a way to view the full screen graph that I'm missing?

    10-24-2016 08:55 PM
  6. B. Diddy's Avatar
    For that additional information, you may want to install a good battery monitor app like GSam Battery Monitor.

    Also, make sure you charge up to 100%, then use the tablet normally until the battery is down to 20-30% before you take screenshots. It helps to see how the battery behaves over most of a full battery charge. And show us more of the list of apps and their battery percentage use.
    10-25-2016 09:26 AM

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