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Hi All,

The battery on my Galaxy S3 is not charging fully even when on charge all night (it will get to about 70 - 75%) in 10 hours of charging.

During the day, when not on charge, the battery drops like a stone, as you can see in the below screenshots.

I think this started happening when I updated the Samsung firmware to 4.3, but can't be 100% sure. I have tried a tip I found about turning off email sync, but with no change.

Can anyone offer me any help with this?

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Dan
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Hi All,

The battery on my Galaxy S3 is not charging fully even when on charge all night (it will get to about 70 - 75%) in 10 hours of charging.

During the day, when not on charge, the battery drops like a stone, as you can see in the below screenshots.

I think this started happening when I updated the Samsung firmware to 4.3, but can't be 100% sure. I have tried a tip I found about turning off email sync, but with no change.

Can anyone offer me any help with this?

Cheers

Dan
Well .. how old is your device?? coz a battery is not going to last forever .... may be it has lived up its life...
coz i have updated to Stock 4.3 firmware as well and my S3 is around 18months old ... but i am getting an average battery life ...

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Well .. how old is your device?? coz a battery is not going to last forever .... may be it has lived up its life...
coz i have updated to Stock 4.3 firmware as well and my S3 is around 18months old ... but i am getting an average battery life ...

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It is about 18 months old. Could be the battery, but I would expect it to last a bit longer than this. It didn't slowly lose charge, it just started dropping very quickly one day.
 
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It is about 18 months old. Could be the battery, but I would expect it to last a bit longer than this. It didn't slowly lose charge, it just started dropping very quickly one day.
May be then you can try some other Modified 4.3 Stock roms (like NeatRom, ArchiDroid's Rom etc.) to see what battery performance you get ...
And if you still have the same problem ... the only way to make sure is to buy a new one ...

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That's horrible. Did you perform a clean wipe after upgrading to 4.3? If you didn't, I suggest you to.
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If your device is rooted i highly recommend you to get Boeffla Kernel and It's Boeffla Config application from Play Store and from the configuration app set the AC current to a higher number and enable ignore safety margin.
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It is about 18 months old. Could be the battery, but I would expect it to last a bit longer than this. It didn't slowly lose charge, it just started dropping very quickly one day.
Faced this issue. Kept losing 10-15% per hour. Changed roms and still had this issue occasionally.
Problem was the battery. Changed it and no issues so far.

A lot of people use the phone for games, movies etc while charging and this shortens the life-span a lot.


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