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Just wondering for those with note 3 if your phone battery isn't lasting as good as before. Seems with the gear connected all the time now my battery is dropping quite a bit.

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Yup got the same issue. It doesn't go into deep sleep whilst connected. I assumed that was the bt drain and Would be normal?

Also it drains quicker if I enable bt tethering.

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Thanks for the reply. I've just installed Better battery stats and Wake lock detector to see if it's the gear that's causing it.

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I had this issue recently and a wakelock detector found google drive to be the culprit. ? i dont even use it wtf google...(point is, nothing to do with gear)

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I'm curious to hear your finding. I'm also noticing a spike presumably since purchasing my gear.

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I purchased Note and the Gear at the same time and had no battery drain at first.
It begun when I started to test the Bluetooth tether. My findings so far:

1. BT Tether active on both devices and connected to each other - battery drain massive on both devices (pretty obvius)
2. BT Tether active on both devices and connected upon Screen on at Gear (Using Tasker) - Battery good at Gear, Note donīt go to deep sleep.
3. BT Tether deactivated on Note and Gear still using same Task (try to connect upon Screen on) - Battery good at Gear, Note donīt go to deep sleep.
4. BT Tether deactivated on Note and Tasker deactivated on Gear - Battery good on both devices = Back to square one...

Have done nr 4 for about a week now and now problems with battery.
Soo... At my place itīs the BT Tether thats the battery-thief...
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My note 3 hasn't been affected by the gear, in fact it's even better now that I'm not pulling the phone out every 5 mins to check notifications. That said, anything involving tethering is going to use significantly more power than the stock watch b/c there's much more data being transferred
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I'm not tethering. Still stock. So far I've found Facebook to be the culprit based on wake lock. I deleted it today and we'll see how it goes.

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From previous experience. Facebook can be a big battery thief.

Great post regarding BT tethering being the issue. I concur.

I checked today and with bt on but not tethering my n3 did go into deep sleep.

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From previous experience. Facebook can be a big battery thief.

Great post regarding BT tethering being the issue. I concur.

I checked today and with bt on but not tethering my n3 did go into deep sleep.

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Never had the issue till I got the gear so I never suspected Facebook. Maybe the last fb update did it. I don't have fb notification enabled either but it was still racking up wake triggers. I had over 1000 triggers while the other apps were very minimal. So far battery seems to be draining normally now. Thanks for the reply guys.

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