Samsung Galaxy S3 Battery issues

Discussion in 'Smartphone Battery Discussion' started by cstahler92, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. cstahler92

    cstahler92 New Member

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    Alright so lately I've been having low battery life and I have to charge at least once a day before sleep.
    I have Juice Defender on (although Idk if it works with my phone not being rooted) it is at 1.37x
    I have Advanced Task Killer which auto kills ever 30 minutes (Excluding Juice Defender)
    I have the standard battery.
    I am constantly sweeping my apps as well.
    So I am having trouble figuring out why my battery life is crap. Any suggestions/tips?
     
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    Remove the task killer. That drains your battery

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2
     
  3. cstahler92

    cstahler92 New Member

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    alright. I uninstalled it with 100% Battery Life so if I'll see if it worked. Also I always see unnecessary apps up. I use Go GO Launcher so I can sweep apps on that, but I always see random games up that I haven't played for at least a day. I always close them properly so idk.
     
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    Task killers have always been misused. Don't use em. As for go launcher, its a home replacement so its constantly running.

    Your problem might be that your battery meter isn't properly set..

    What I want you to do. The next time your battery is charged completely. Run your phone until it get at least to 5% but try to run it down completely. Then charge it while the phone is off until it is already up to 100%.

    Then do it once more and that should reset your meter.

    Also may I ask, are you rooted?
     
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    I'll do that this time because when I woke up it was fully charged. It also charges pretty fast. Like at lets say 25-30% it takes an hour to 2 hours max. to get to 100%. I am not rooted.
     
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    So ya, run it until its dead then charge it back up while off. Turn on and do it again.
     
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    I have been thinking about rooting it I just don't want to do the back ups and pay money. Right now my battery life is at about 45%-50% and I have played with my phone for maybe an hour at most today.
     
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    Good. I can help you with it further if you want. Espicially with rooting. You wanna hit me up on gtalk?
     
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    i assume Gtalk is Private Messaging if not thne I'm not sure what it is lol. My battery is at about 205 atm so I'll see if I have any questions after I do what you said at first.
     
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    Google talk? Lol you should have it on your phone I assume.
     
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    Hm idk it might be in Google+, but either way I've never used it lol
     
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    No its not lol just pm me lol
     
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    Right now it seems to have worked. I have been playing Music on my phone for about 4 and a half hours now and I'm at 77% life atm.
     
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    For better battery life put your phone 0ff while charging. Because some applications in android won't let the phone charge fully.
     
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    Hi guys sorry to hijack your tread. Im new to the S3 wanted one for ages and the wife got it for Xmas for me. I have noticed that if i go to bed without charging it then when i wake up the phone will be nearly
    dead!!! what?? why im not using it?? weirdly i was watching a 2 hour movie at 100% battery and when the movie was over i was at 70% that was quite good in my books. How everv when i went to sleep the phone was still on with the screen in sleep mode and it used more power in sleep mode then when i watched the movie with bright screen and movie

    there seems something to odd here for me to just accept it.

    can you guys assist me?

    Also what is rooting?
     
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