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By OptimusVDarwin, Senior Member on 10th March 2014, 07:25 AM
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ID:	2622802 I've had my phone ever since 4.4, this only started happening recently. Instagram is always at the top of the list now. I used to get 4-6 SOT now I only get 1-2 hours. Anyone else having this annoying problem?
 
 
10th March 2014, 07:31 AM |#2  
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I sometimes get it, a restart fixes it. Though it can be annoying because you won't notice that it's doing it until you realize your battery is going down faster than normal.
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10th March 2014, 08:25 AM |#3  
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I sometimes get it, a restart fixes it. Though it can be annoying because you won't notice that it's doing it until you realize your battery is going down faster than normal.

I think it stated happening ever since the last update on instagram not really sure though

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I think it stated happening ever since the last update on instagram not really sure though

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Pretty sure it's been the last few updates since it happened on my n4 too before the n5 came out.
10th March 2014, 08:28 AM |#5  
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Attachment 2622802 I've had my phone ever since 4.4, this only started happening recently. Instagram is always at the top of the list now. I used to get 4-6 SOT now I only get 1-2 hours. Anyone else having this annoying problem?

Do you use the camera inside Instagram? If so, then stop using it.

Try clearing cache/data of instagram and reinstall it after a reboot.
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http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/t...w/31554885.cms

The problem is that when a camera app like the one that allows users to click pictures or Skype is used, it continues to run in the background and uses CPU cycles. This not only leads to the battery drain but the phone also heats up.


Instagram uses the camera.
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The problem is that when a camera app like the one that allows users to click pictures or Skype is used, it continues to run in the background and uses CPU cycles. This not only leads to the battery drain but the phone also heats up.


Instagram uses the camera.

Exactly what I'm facing 😖

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I am experiencing the same problem.
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It doesn't seem that the latest update to Instagram has helped things.

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use daily, dont have this issue.

dont use the in program camera ever though
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