When I lock my Samsung Galaxy Nexus by pushing the power button, my phone's screen darkens for a few seconds, then keeps staying awake with the lock screen displayed. This keeps eating away at my battery life. This started happening only recently. Why does it happen?
It seems like others have had this problem as well:
It is a bug in Android 4.2, specifically with the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. I imagine you recently updated your phone, which is why it has only been occurring as of late.
It looks like the cause is from app notifications being pushed to the device and waking it up. Here are some common apps that have been known to cause this problem:
Disabling auto-sync has also been known to solve this problem:
Some people have also had success just doing a factory reset.
A lot of people have had a lot of success getting rid of this problem by reverting back to 4.1.2.
Others have followed this approach and had a lot of success:
This seems to be a very weird problem with a lot of different causes. Some people have had success with removing or modifying the software, other people think that it's the pin problem. If you get any of these solutions to work, let me know. Hope this helps!
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