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Horrible battery life help!

5th February 2014, 03:14 AM |#11  
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Hmm...are you rooted?if so you can download an over/under clock app that allows you to set profiles like screen off min MHz...with min set lower your phone can wake and do what it needs to do without it jumping to higher MHz which will help keep battery use way lower...It looks like you are running stock touchwiz...I'm not too familiar with it because I use aosp ROMs...I know some touchwiz ROMs are bad on battery...do you know which build you are on?its under about phone where it says build number

I am rooted, I'm running mk2. Like I said, I use nova launcher, does that not stop touchwiz from running?
 
 
5th February 2014, 03:21 AM |#12  
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I am rooted, I'm running mk2. Like I said, I use nova launcher, does that not stop touchwiz from running?

No...nova is just an overlay that makes things more user friendly...touchwiz is always running in the system and can't be removed without damaging stability...if Samsung would ship their devices with pure android from original source their devices might near perfection...but I have never used nova and don't know how it affects battery
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5th February 2014, 03:22 AM |#13  
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No...nova is just an overlay that makes things more user friendly...touchwiz is always running in the system and can't be removed without damaging stability...if Samsung would ship their devices with pure android from original source their devices might near perfection...but I have never used nova and don't know how it affects battery

Well I really appreciate all your help man. So do you recommend anything? Should I remove light manager?
5th February 2014, 03:34 AM |#14  
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Well I really appreciate all your help man. So do you recommend anything? Should I remove light manager?

You can try it...if it doesn't help and you like the app you can always reinstall...there are also a few decent battery life threads on xda here that may have answers that I don't...good luck
5th February 2014, 01:27 PM |#15  
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I run Nova and it doesn't effect battery life at all for me. There are some really good wakelock detectors in the play store that are easier to use although better battery stats is good too. I'd try using greenify as well. It works great

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Try using this wakelock app. Very easy to use.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...kelockdetector

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