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Default [Q] My Phone Radio is a battery hog.

Hello everyone.
I noticed something weird happening with my M8.

I changed my carrier last week, they gave me a new SIM Card.

I never had the issue when I was using the phone earlier. After I replaced the SIM Card with my new Card, I'm getting horrible battery drain. I attached a screenshot of my usage after a reboot.

That Radio was eating more battery than my screen. How's that possible ? My Note 3 barely consumes any battery on standby.
This one is sucking away all my power.

This is going crazy. I'm entering flight mode, as its losing 6-7 % overnight after a reboot.

I have everything disabled from sync, to google now, to "ok google". I'm on 0 brightness.


Can anyone suggest me something ? Any suggesstion/solutions are most welcome. Thanks in advance
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Hello everyone.
I noticed something weird happening with my M8.

I changed my carrier last week, they gave me a new SIM Card.

I never had the issue when I was using the phone earlier. After I replaced the SIM Card with my new Card, I'm getting horrible battery drain. I attached a screenshot of my usage after a reboot.

That Radio was eating more battery than my screen. How's that possible ? My Note 3 barely consumes any battery on standby.
This one is sucking away all my power.

This is going crazy. I'm entering flight mode, as its losing 6-7 % overnight after a reboot.

I have everything disabled from sync, to google now, to "ok google". I'm on 0 brightness.


Can anyone suggest me something ? Any suggesstion/solutions are most welcome. Thanks in advance
Honestly, that is not terrible standby. Tho a longer test would be more accurate.

Is location on? Have you disabled any HTC bloat?

Anyway, it's not that out of line really.

Best I normally get overnight is 0.4 percent drain per hour.... I'm rooted, debloated a lot of HTC stuff, location off and most other features.
I don't really see an issue.
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Honestly, that is not terrible standby. Tho a longer test would be more accurate.

Is location on? Have you disabled any HTC bloat?

Anyway, it's not that out of line really.

Best I normally get overnight is 0.4 percent drain per hour.... I'm rooted, debloated a lot of HTC stuff, location off and most other features.
I don't really see an issue.
Thanks for the reply. I switch everything off including sync, motion launch gestures, auto brightness and location has been completely disabled including google location reporting.

When I enter flight mode in the night with extreme power saver, I only lose like 2-3 % overnight, with everything disabled. However its not the same with the flight mode turned off. I lose like 5-6 %. I barely have any apps from the play store. I also found that using a different launcher saves the battery..

And when I use the phone for sometime, the screen dominates the radio consumption..

Finally, please have a look at the screenshot I've attached. I lost 10% battery with 30mins of screen being on. Is it normal ? Please tell me..
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You must have rebooted. You used 6 percent with 30 minutes of screen time. Gsam stats reset when you reboot. So.... 6 percent drain with 30 minutes screen time is 8 hours plus screen with 100 percent gone. Lol

You are doing above average if you ask me.

Enjoy your device and stop worrying.
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You must have rebooted. You used 6 percent with 30 minutes of screen time. Gsam stats reset when you reboot. So.... 6 percent drain with 30 minutes screen time is 8 hours plus screen with 100 percent gone. Lol

You are doing above average if you ask me.

Enjoy your device and stop worrying.
Yes, thanks for the reply. Probably I'm more concerned about the battery... . I should stop bothering about it

Sent from my M8 with a happy battery !
 
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