Battery life??

Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy S3' started by asperber, Jul 14, 2012.

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    Very strange... something is not right. I would get in to a Verizon store and see if they will swap out the battery.
     
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    Was that directed to me? Regardless gonna take it to the store tomorrow and ask.

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    The main things I have noticed when it comes to this phone or any android device in general is that auto brightness absolutely demolishes battery life. Disable auto brightness and set it to like 35-40% and it last quite long with moderate use. My moderate use is like 3.5 hours of screen on time and power saving features are not enabled. Moderate use and mostly standby I get 20+ hours before next charge.
     
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    I'll try it out. Maybe it'll help, but I seem to drop power even when screen is off.


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    Another whacky thing. Normal to charge this fast?

    Really feel like I have an issue, but don't know if I'm just being an ungrateful idiot.

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    Seem fast to anyone else?

    Screen on the whole time btw.


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    Oh okay sorry I'm not familiar with these terms. Either way it was awake too much for my tastes so I turned off NFC, turn over to mute, and cleared clock data. Got 12 hours with 4 hours of screen on time and only an hour of held awake. I'm happy :D

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    where in the notification bar is this data on/off swiitch? i dont see it :happy3:
     
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    how were you able to get yr screen usage to abt 23%
     
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    Just pull down bar and it says mobile data with two arows pointing up and down that should be it
     
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    I let the battery run down to 9% then turned the phone off and charged it. I let it charge over night. I used the phone moderately, played some games, checked facebook and twitter etc... The charge lasted gor me 1d 3hrs. I thought that was excellent. I'm smiling. :)
     
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    No reason to ever turn the phone off.
     
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    FoxKat, the well-respected battery expert around these parts, will strongly disagree with you, at least in certain situations.
     
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    My best results with my battery is when I have turned it off to charge.
     
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    No reason to turn it off to charge the phone to max, you are not getting a better charge of the battery while phone is off.
     
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