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By mobile88, Senior Member on 22nd February 2013, 11:23 AM
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My main problem with the phone is the high battery drain when idle . If idle 5 hours , the audiout_4 wakelock will show 5 hours. Battery drain than averages 3%/hour !!
I have disabled all sounds in settings ( except of course phone calls n messages)
I have also uninstalled some music apps ( Poweramp, winamp)
I am not able to identify what apps are causing this drain
I do not faced such a wakelock in my other androids
Any guidance is appreciated
 
 
23rd February 2013, 02:22 AM |#2  
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Here are some reasons:

1. Haptic feedback on 3rd party keyboards
2. 3rd party sound enhancements like dsp manager , volume+ etc

Are you on stock ? Rooted and what kernel ?
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23rd February 2013, 03:06 AM |#3  
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Here are some reasons:

1. Haptic feedback on 3rd party keyboards
2. 3rd party sound enhancements like dsp manager , volume+ etc

Are you on stock ? Rooted and what kernel ?

I am on stock and unrooted
I have disabled all haptic feedbacks . I have installed vol+ and will try remove it and see whether it helps
Thanks for the tips
23rd February 2013, 04:27 AM |#4  
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Re: AudioOut_4 partial wakelocks draining battery
From what I know about audioout locks that app could be the main culprit.. Just remove and run phone normal for at least a day to get some new stats

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21st May 2013, 09:48 AM |#5  
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I'm getting this on my HTC One. I'll try disabling haptic feedback, as I don't use anything else you've mentioned.

Thanks all.
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Still getting them, although since disabling location settings in Maps and haptic feedback my battery life has increased massively.

I've uninstalled 'WE7' music app as that's the only one I have installed that's not stock, and may be causing the this wakelock.
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