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I have the same problem. (Xperia running 4.4.4) It happened to me when I plugged my phone in to my car USB (ironically to charge the battery). The car system must request a list of media for it to play (I hope it is clever and doesn't ask for photo's too.) From then on my phone started to heat up and my battery started discharging rapidly. This went on for a ...


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Yes, no problem. They both use a regular micro USB format.


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I'm about to try out this Battery Drain Rate Alert :)


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I won't say this is un-natural. Would suggest you to take a longer time period as test period and see the drain. Setting the brightness to automatic should help reduce the overall usage somewhat.


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I am using Samsung galaxy S2 and was facing the same issue. And, If you are using Internet package to your phone and not logged off from any of the social network apps and also gtalk, facebook, gmail, e-mail etc the battery will be low even after you have completely charged your phone. And, of course if your phone is almost 3 year old you will face such ...


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You can use Wakelock Detector in combination with Greenify to block wakelocks and save a lot of battery. Update: Since Gingerbread is not supported by Greenify, you can use Wakelock Terminator to stop the wakelocks if you have root.


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Nope, it's not possible you need to put the battery inside in order to switch your device on. Look, its like the battery completes the circuit! And without the battery the circuit wouldn't complete.


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To save battery without installing third party apps here are a few tips, Disable vibration on your phone for notifications, calls, keypads. Disable keypad tones. Turn off Automatic screen rotation. If you prefer to keep your phone silent during night, better switch it to Airplane mode, this will save a lot of battery. Keep your phones brightness to a ...


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Try to FORCE STOP applications that use your camera such as snapchat and skype. I did and it worked. Good luck!


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adb shell content insert --uri content://settings/system --bind name:s:status_bar_show_battery_percent --bind value:i:1 adb reboot Screenshot of Battery percent for Kitkat (click image for larger variant)


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Completely depends on your motherboard I have a beast of a PSU and top range type motherboard which lets you turn data connection off and the charge up - it charges phone in less than half the time of dedicated charger. As said though most computers will limit this so result in a slow charge



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