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Rapid Battery Drain

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  • Last Updated 05/04/2015

Rapid Battery Drain



symptom Symptom


           Rapid Battery Drain


cause Cause


             1. If a base station is miles away from the phone (Signal strength bar is low), the phone uses greater power to send & receive registered
and as such consumes more power, thus draining the power of the battery.

             2. The battery is depleted quickly by turning on LCD Back Light.

             3. If applications are not closed correctly, pressing the home key, they run in the back ground and drain the battery.

             4. Rooting authorizes Super User within Android system range sphere, which may cause data change in battery management sphere,
                 accelerating battery rundown.

             5. Applications requiring regular data updates such as stock/weather widgets are likely to accelerate battery drain if the update cycle is
                 set to

             6. Real-time synchronization, consumes power quickly  e.g. real-time email checks or contact synchronization.

             7. Most of the widgets installed on the home screen cause battery drain.

             8. Live wallpaper consumes more power than normal wallpaper, thus causing rapid battery drain.

             9. Smart phones automatically detects Wi-Fi wireless router or Wi-Fi zone, when the Wi-Fi is turned on, and as such drain the power.

            10. When Bluetooth is turned on,  it searches for other Bluetooth devices, and as such consumes power and drains the battery.

            11. Skype, Facebook, Appusage application installed on the phone consume  a lot of  power, thus the battery is depleted quickly.

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