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I am answering my own question, because i somehow solved it. I downloaded the Battery Doctor app (the one featured by Clean Master) and created a scheduled profile for night that has timeout set to 5. Also enabled 'charging screensaver'. It's ok now. Battery doctor takes over the TouchWiz uselsss popups and notifications, and forces it to stand by after 5 ...
The power consumption isn't noticeable. Even a tiny watch battery can run a small LED for a few days continuously. Increasing the blink rate won't change the power consumption at all: what makes a difference is how long the "on" part of the blink is compared to the "off" part. This is called the duty cycle of the LED. Most LED controllers use the duty ...
This is a known issue with Lollipop, please see the following: Issue 79445: No silent mode
There is more to an adapter than just the current, although kudos to you for knowing that much. The problems arise due to the fact that the USB-2 spec is for a maximum of .5 A at 5 V without some extra handshaking to ascertain that the device wants and can handle more. For Apple devices, this is done in a certain way according to their "standard", which is ...
I had the same problem and today I did find what was causing my problem. It just started yesterday, 2 weeks after I got the phone. And the ONLY thing that was different is that I started using a generic AC charger that arrived yesterday. When I suspected it was the charger this morning, I switched back to the white Samsung charger that came with the phone ...
The solution is to install program Wake Lock and set the setting to PARTIAL_WAKE_LOCK. This keep necessary power for SD card even if of charger and with disabled display. It obviously cause a bit more battery consumption, but far less then constant SD card remounting. No root needed.
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