1. Battlefaze's Avatar
    Hi, I'm new to my galaxy s3 as well as this forum so hey :P

    I got my phone two days ago and have had to charge it about 5 times since then.
    My battery life is around 6 hours if I use it to mostly text, and maybe run a couple apps for a few minutes
    I dont see this as normal, I hear people have amazing battery life.

    Settings: WiFi off, GPS on, Bluetooth off, sync off, brightness at 25% power saving mode is even on :[

    Any ideas on what may be causing this? i'll try posting a picture
    Attached Thumbnails New GS3, My Battery Life Cant Be Normal - Ideas?-screenshot_2012-11-21-23-11-45.png  
    11-22-2012 05:33 PM
  2. The Hustleman's Avatar
    I'd the screen on?

    If you're actually using it for 6 hours it won't last

    sent from the best smart phone (not phablet) on the worst network- the galaxy S III unfortunately on T-Mobile
    11-22-2012 05:35 PM
  3. FBPD10's Avatar
    The battery is what it is. Expectations on battery life are not realistic. You will never get the life that you got with flip phones, just get over it

    Sent from my SGH-T999 using Android Central Forums
    12-01-2012 09:55 AM
  4. alm's Avatar
    I found that turning off Google Now on my nexus helps a lot if you are not using it. Lucky you. Still waiting on AT&T to release the Jelly Bean update for my S3.
    12-01-2012 05:29 PM
  5. geekymcfly's Avatar
    I suggest getting a external battery like Hyperion. I'm getting two days unsafe out of mine

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Android Central Forums
    12-02-2012 01:41 AM
  6. Rayzaa's Avatar
    Go into the app management from the settings and disable bloatware like ChatOn, S suggest, even S Voice since it has Google Now...disable any crap like that you wont use and your battery will be better. Also helps to do a couple or few charging cycles as well where you charge it up all the way and drain it completely( or close to it)
    buhnanners likes this.
    12-02-2012 01:41 AM

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