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Tasker is an app that can be used to automate changing settings on your device, based on various events like when you leave range of a wifi AP, or when you enter a geographic area. You can have a look through the Tasker tag here for some idea of the jobs it can be used for, and how to configure it.
yeah it would certainly shorten your battery's life. Every battery has a maximum number of charge-discharge cycles. So when the phone is tethered via USB, battery is charging. The more FREQUENTLY you charge your battery, the more you shorten its life. This applies not only to tethering/data transfer, but also to the habit of many of charging phones for a ...
Finally, I did a factory reset on my S2 and now the battery lasts the way it used to with ICS. ):
This can be achieved using Tasker (Paid App). In Tasker, the Profile can defined having the following conditions. It have little learning curve, but this App can replace almost many apps. Below is the sample profile, When Battery > X% And Wifi is ON and Charging is enabled Enable Auto Sync On This is just the sample one, you can specify the condition ...
Check that your charging port is not shorting across: Turn off phone, remove battery, and use a pin or similar pirze middle piece in the charger slot so it is central in the slot, as when pushing in the charger it can be moved up or down and cause a short to side, which gives the charging signal on phone. When having it fairly central, replace the battery, ...
Since your device is pretty new there is almost no way it is actually the battery (unless it is a defective battery). It is probably a rouge application. Try turning off your device and turning it back on. You should try to reboot your device at least once a week, it will clean up any memory leaks and will help keep system applications from crashing. If ...
I think the USB port of your phone is defective. IMO it's best you get it replaced while warranty is still active(Samsung offers one year warranty)
I have the same problem and I found that it's the WiFi. If I turn the WiFi off, battery drain is less than 15% in 12 hours for my use. Yesterday I turned the WiFi on in the afternoon and the battery was at 96%. I stayed home connected to my WiFi all day and did not use the phone all afternoon. At 8:30PM the battery was down to 19%.
You almost certainly have a rogue app, which a reboot usually fixes. However, in the long run it would be best to discover the app(s) that cause your battery issues so it does not catch you off guard when you really need you device to retain it's charge. First, you will need some idea of how apps use the battery. All apps use the battery (to varying ...
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