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Default S4 high battery consumption

hi guys,
im troubleshooting my battery problem on this phone. just need some thoughts.
the drain is over 2%/hr when the phone is in sleep with flight mode on and nfc on.
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the day before i tried this with the network on nfc on, data and wifi off and the consumption was about the same.
i have yet to try flight mode on and nfc off, but i wouldn't think that nfc would use that much.
i use greenify to put a lot of apps to hibernate so they wont wake the phone.
starting to think my battery isnt performing right anymore.


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17% in 6.5hrs, airplane mode, no nfc.
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the phone is definitely going to sleep.
i could leave the network on and nfc too, difference isnt big at all.
any idea is appreciated. leaning towards bad battery here..

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Why not remove all the extra apps, and see if anything changes. Then, you can install one by one when things are clearer.
 
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i would believe if an app cause the drain with the screen off then it is probably causing a wake lock.
which doesnt show at all. is there any otherway an app can drain the battery without wakelock?

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I don't really see drain? 2% an hour is not that much. In my opinion it's normal.

If you insist on lowering it, then try the following:

- Different rom
- Different modem
- New battery

And search for some guides to lower your battery usage.

You have to experiment yourself.
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it didnt use that much before. in 15 hrs i got a bit over an hour screen time before it hit 0.
anyway, just loaded romswitcher, going to see if it happens with CM too. and airplane mode on.
starting to think the battery is going bad already

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I don't really see drain? 2% an hour is not that much. In my opinion it's normal.

If you insist on lowering it, then try the following:

- Different rom
- Different modem
- New battery

And search for some guides to lower your battery usage.

You have to experiment yourself.
I average about 0.5% drain during sleep.

See the link in my signature to find out how. I've got a whole guide.
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Have you checked the serial number on your battery? If it starts with BD then it's stuffed Samsung should still swap it for free I think.
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thanks for all the replies guys.
yes 0.5 drain should be normal when it sleeps.
just tried this using CM rom and it looks all good there, so its not the battery.
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going to remove some experimental settings in greenify to see if that helps.

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