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If 're not using Xposed Frameowrk for tweaks, looking into enabling ART - I did that and my battery life has been impressive.
I did try that, but it didn't work and the phone was a bit laggy. Why would android system take up 15% of whatever the battery uses? I'm getting so frustrated, I might do a factory reset.
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Here is the picture of what is being used, down 40% in such a short time. :
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I did try that, but it didn't work and the phone was a bit laggy. Why would android system take up 15% of whatever the battery uses? I'm getting so frustrated, I might do a factory reset.
Aosed to make things smoother not laggy

Sounds like you have something eating up massive resources.
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Aosed to make things smoother not laggy

Sounds like you have something eating up massive resources.
Must be, but I don't have any idea what it is:
Here is a screenshot a few minutes after the last screenshot - another 10% down, and I watched a 8 minute video:
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Must be, but I don't have any idea what it is:
Here is a screenshot a few minutes after the last screenshot - another 10% down, and I watched a 8 minute video:
How long has that screen been on for?
 
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A shot in the dark:

Do you skype? Skype was draining the battery down in the Nexus 7 2013 even when you were not using it. I disabled it and the battery improved greatly.

Another option:

It sounds to me that there's an app that is draining the battery down a whole lot. I would try to isolate that app (by deleting each one you downloaded one at a time) until you have found it.
 
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A shot in the dark:

Do you skype? Skype was draining the battery down in the Nexus 7 2013 even when you were not using it. I disabled it and the battery improved greatly.

Another option:

It sounds to me that there's an app that is draining the battery down a whole lot. I would try to isolate that app (by deleting each one you downloaded one at a time) until you have found it.
I don't have skype, but I like your idea - I've gotten rid of almost all the bloatware stuff. What I think I'll do now is charge it to max. DO a factory reset and not allow Google to start downloading all my apps again.

Funny thing though - when I charged it last night and unplugged it for 3 hours it only dropped a couple of percent. It started dying rapidly after I opened up a few other apps.

What I'll do now is charge do a factory reset, then switch it off, then charge to max before turning it on again. When I first got it, it turned on as soon as I plugged it in. did the same happen for everyone?
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What you might want to do is download Greenify on the play store. This will tell you what apps are running in the background and then it will turn them off (hibernate).
 
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My battery seems to be draining quite fast. I have removed a lot of bloatware, but I'm not getting the type of performance that others are getting.

It has lost 70% in 5 hours just doing a little browsing, watching a 20minute video and playing a game for half an hour. This was with Wifi on, and mobile data switched off, and background data switched off too.

I've had the device for a week now and I've charged it every day.

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Go to accounts and uncheck stuff u dont need synced
 
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I wouldn't mind, but I just bought it 8 days ago, people are experiencing a lot longer battery life than I can.

Immediately just played a game and look how much has gone.

Why is Android system using up so much? I've even got location switched off and Google search etc. is deleted.
Make sure that you leave the battery charging for about 10-15 minutes more after your cradle light turns green. Sometimes the battery isn't fully charged despite the cradle light turning green. 30 minutes on a game shouldn't be using that much battery consumption.

I usually get about 10-12 hours or more on each of my batteries ( video calling, chatting, games and my 4g is turned on 90% of the time

Try this from Google Play

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...labs.bbm&hl=en

You can read their reviews and install the app but don't download too many battery monitor apps Keep us posted after a few days of monitoring Good luck

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