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My Galaxy S2 is less than a year old. The battery sucks! I have to charge it more than once a day.

Tonight, while on the charger, the battery life is actually going down. It's also way too hot to touch. Any inputs?

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What did you do with it while it was on the charger? Download HD video from Youtube via 3G while watching it with display brightness set to 100%, while uploading a life-stream captured via the integrated cam? That's the best combination I know to make you need wearing gloves if you want to touch it. In other words: If you run something with a lot of "hunger" while charging, it might be normal for the battery to get hot. And there are components consuming it faster than it charges (e.g. video recording). – Izzy Jan 23 '13 at 7:35
take the battery out and put it back in, do you have any shady, recently installed app/service running in the background that can be the cause of this? have you tried calibrating the battery? – svarog Jan 23 '13 at 15:04

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