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By ucliker, Junior Member on 8th July 2014, 10:48 PM
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So my dilemma is battery drain. Out of know where my phone dies in about 7hrs. I restarted, recalibrate, numerous battery pulls and it been going on for a week. Here's some screen shots. I'm on knoxraid 5.1 still :-/

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9th July 2014, 06:40 AM |#2  
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10th July 2014, 05:33 AM |#3  
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How long have you had the rom? If you recently flashed then you need to let it sit for a day for the rom to settle. Learned that with the Dynamic Kat ROM.

If not, open the battery graph and check your wake time vs screen on time. A friend of mine had this issue on his S4 a while back. Clearing the cache and rebooting the phone worked for me. Worst case is you reflash the ROM.

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10th July 2014, 08:57 PM |#4  
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How long have you had the rom? If you recently flashed then you need to let it sit for a day for the rom to settle. Learned that with the Dynamic Kat ROM...

That really sounds like a bit of voodoo. A ROM doesn't need to "settle" with regard to power usage.
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10th July 2014, 09:33 PM |#5  
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Hey, that's what I was told in the DK thread, they said to let the rom settle for a couple of days. The first day I flashed the rom I was getting 4 hours of screen on time, three days later I started getting 6 hours of s.o.t. They had an explanation as to why this occurs but I forget what they said.

If you don't trust that, try recalibrating the rom by downloading an app that deletes the battery stats file.

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11th July 2014, 11:22 PM |#6  
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I have heard that ROMs need time to settle many times. That is a myth. Resetting battery stats does nothing except erase battery stats. There is no calibration.

On your battery settings click on the graph this time. See how your network connection is. Could be an issue where you lose your connection and the phone consumes the battery searching for a network connection.

Also did you add anything new lately like an app or an email account?

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11th July 2014, 11:49 PM |#7  
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Something's running keeping your phone awake. Try Wakelock detector to track that down. Also try the carrier iq thread idk what it does seems it fixed stuff for people and made their phone sleep better. Most of the time it's an app. I dont use greenify but people use it to hibernate user apps that run in background.

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12th July 2014, 11:39 PM |#8  
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I've had the rom for months with no issues. All of a sudden battery drain. It was a Google service of some sort. I flashed firenote mj5 and the battery life is way better.

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13th July 2014, 03:45 AM |#9  
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Google search was eating my battery on my RAZR m try next time disabling location services.

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