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By rwolfe88, Junior Member on 28th January 2014, 02:06 PM
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My note 3 battery is horrible I downloaded wake lock

Here are 2 pics

Any advice?

28th January 2014, 02:16 PM |#2  
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Here is another

My phone has been in my pocket all day not being used until just now when I made this post
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28th January 2014, 02:29 PM |#3  
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I should also mention it is fully stock
28th January 2014, 05:21 PM |#4  
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looks pretty standard for stock to me. 5 hours for 23% of the battery? That means about 20 hours a cycle? seems very standard for stock.
If you want more then you gotta go custom ROMS and Kernels.
If your rooted use SET CPU to make phone clock speed 322-400 mhz when the screen is turned of.
28th January 2014, 05:28 PM |#5  
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But why is it awake so much?
28th January 2014, 06:55 PM |#6  
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Search for "AndroidOS Bug" and you'll get the answer.

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28th January 2014, 10:05 PM |#7  
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This bug really makes it hard to enjoy the note 3 as a whole. I was plagued by this pretty badly until recently I sort of found a workaround.

Some time ago I found out, that in offline mode the bug is not present. I came across it, when i was in our datacenter where the cell signal is a nightmare. I turned on offline mode and switched WiFi back on (thankfully we have a WiFi active there) and the battery drain was very low with active WiFi and bluetooth (headset connected) over a period of several hours.

I did still encounter the Android OS bug afterwards, but then once after my phone was fully charged, I put it into offline mode for some time (30 secs or one minute) and then switched back to normal and that day I had exceptional battery life (whole day = ~12h with some time checking, messaging and checking mail, with ~70% battery left) which i assume must be the actual battery life that the phone is capable of without bugs.

So long story short:
possible workaround for the Android OS bug: put phone in offline mode for ~1 minute, then back into normal mode

I would love to read if somebody tried this and gave some feedback.
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