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Help with Galaxy Note 3 Battery Drain

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I have bought a new battery and the issues remain. The battery will discharge to 0% within 6-8 hours. I have reinstalled KitKat which upgraded to Lollipop. I do not have root access and have ran o… Read More
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4m, 4w agoPosted 4 months, 4 weeks ago
I have bought a new battery and the issues remain. The battery will discharge to 0% within 6-8 hours. I have reinstalled KitKat which upgraded to Lollipop.

I do not have root access and have ran out of ideas.

Help please!
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4m, 4w agoPosted 4 months, 4 weeks ago
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#1
Do you use a memory card? if so which one is it?
#2
punji
Do you use a memory card? if so which one is it?

No memory card. I just use the on-board storage.
#3
Have you restored your phone? you could have an app on there that is draining it. Did you use to use a memory card in the past?
#4
Have you charged over night?
#5
Considering the age of the Note 3 its probably in need of a new battery?
#6
It is not because the phone is old, I have a note 3 and my battery has lasted me since it was released. I had to replace my battery one for the this very reason as described. It was my memory card which was causing my battery to drain, it came down to a faulty memory card that overheated my phone and killed my battery.
#7
punji
Have you restored your phone? you could have an app on there that is draining it. Did you use to use a memory card in the past?

There used to be a memory card.

I have restored the phone and reset it many times.
#8
Kyballion
Considering the age of the Note 3 its probably in need of a new battery?

Bought one 2 months ago.
#9
punji
It is not because the phone is old, I have a note 3 and my battery has lasted me since it was released. I had to replace my battery one for the this very reason as described. It was my memory card which was causing my battery to drain, it came down to a faulty memory card that overheated my phone and killed my battery.

I have read about memory card issues but unfortunately removing mine has not solved the issue.
#10
Got rid of mine for similar issues
#11
Captainbeavus
Kyballion
Considering the age of the Note 3 its probably in need of a new battery?

Bought one 2 months ago.


Might be an issue with the firmware revision. That's the exact reason I would never own a samsung again. There software is absolute junk. I used to read people saying the same thing but at the time liked it so ignored them as if they were just complaining.

But with 5 family members all having the same issues on different models, I realised samsung suck at developing software.

I bought a brand new note 4 and for the first 6 months could not use the S Pen due to a software issue.
#12
allginger
Got rid of mine for similar issues

damn!
#13
Anyone else?
#14
Better asking your question here: https://forum.xda-developers.com/galaxy-note-3
#15
where did u buy the battery? also turn screen brightness down. check the battery management in settings see what is draining the battery most.
#16
Unless the battery is genuine it's probably not close to stated capacity. My note 2 still gives me hours of constant use on the original battery albeit now running an Android 6 ROM.
Used to get battery issues with my tablet when there was conflicts updating which caused it to hang using maximum resources. I'd unlock the bootloader and install a slimed down custom ROM as it can only help if I was you. Nothing to loose and relatively simple.
#17
punji
It is not because the phone is old, I have a note 3 and my battery has lasted me since it was released. I had to replace my battery one for the this very reason as described. It was my memory card which was causing my battery to drain, it came down to a faulty memory card that overheated my phone and killed my battery.


You can't compare yours with this as you do not know how the battery has been used, ie correct charging cycles etc, so if it constantly being poorly charged then it could quite well be the battery, yes check the card but op has stated no memory card inserted, best thing to do a factory restore then test the battery life then, and or test the battery
#18
justanothercid
where did u buy the battery? also turn screen brightness down. check the battery management in settings see what is draining the battery most.

Battery is an original sold by Amazon. Screen brightness is always low and the android system/idle seems to be draining the battery.
#19
westy125
punji
It is not because the phone is old, I have a note 3 and my battery has lasted me since it was released. I had to replace my battery one for the this very reason as described. It was my memory card which was causing my battery to drain, it came down to a faulty memory card that overheated my phone and killed my battery.

You can't compare yours with this as you do not know how the battery has been used, ie correct charging cycles etc, so if it constantly being poorly charged then it could quite well be the battery, yes check the card but op has stated no memory card inserted, best thing to do a factory restore then test the battery life then, and or test the battery

Thanks. I have recently installed the original firmware via Odin and the issues persist.
#20
Get a battery drain monitor app.
#21
wayners
Get a battery drain monitor app.

Any you can recommend?
#22
Captainbeavus
wayners
Get a battery drain monitor app.

Any you can recommend?


When you say 'sold by Amazon' do you mean Amazon themselves or a seller on Amazon? The battery could well be a fake even if bought through Amazon
#23
Just looked at some 'genuine' batteries on Amazon for £6-£7 - plenty of reviews speaking of battery drain, overheating and batteries being fake. I think this is worth looking into.

Edited By: misterleoni on Jan 28, 2017 17:02: Error
#24
Captainbeavus
justanothercid
where did u buy the battery? also turn screen brightness down. check the battery management in settings see what is draining the battery most.

Battery is an original sold by Amazon. Screen brightness is always low and the android system/idle seems to be draining the battery.


ok that's most probably why the original off amazon is most likely a fake as 95%+ of batteries sold as samsung batteries on both amazon and ebay are fakes. they last about that time which is about correct for them batteries u should really have bought a real anker or a duracell one but then again there are a few fakes in them aswell. fakes usually charge faster than the real deal and discharge faster aswell.
#25
I have had all the galaxy notes up to note 4, which i am using now. I find that these phones will be great at holding charge in the first year then it starts to go down hill after that, so i tend to ditch them after two years and get the next note.

I find if you leave the battery drain below 40% it will start making the battery drain worse so i always try to top it up when it gets to this level. Six to eight hours for full drain doesnt sound that bad, but you should try to avoid a full drain at all.
#26
Captainbeavus
justanothercid
where did u buy the battery? also turn screen brightness down. check the battery management in settings see what is draining the battery most.

Battery is an original sold by Amazon. Screen brightness is always low and the android system/idle seems to be draining the battery.


use the anker battery off amazon that's what I have and it's decent enough
#27
Captainbeavus
wayners
Get a battery drain monitor app.

Any you can recommend?


GSam Battery Monitor is the only one I know of. Many on the playstore though.
#28
get yourself a new sim, this happened with my old Note 3, grabbed a new sim card and fir whatever reason the issue sorted itself out
#29
misterleoni
Captainbeavus
wayners
Get a battery drain monitor app.
Any you can recommend?
When you say 'sold by Amazon' do you mean Amazon themselves or a seller on Amazon? The battery could well be a fake even if bought through Amazon

Sold by Amazon. Would be disappointing if it was fake!!
#30
misterleoni
Just looked at some 'genuine' batteries on Amazon for £6-£7 - plenty of reviews speaking of battery drain, overheating and batteries being fake. I think this is worth looking into.

Will do thanks.
#31
benjammin316
get yourself a new sim, this happened with my old Note 3, grabbed a new sim card and fir whatever reason the issue sorted itself out

I've tried various SIM cards.
#32
Captainbeavus
benjammin316
get yourself a new sim, this happened with my old Note 3, grabbed a new sim card and fir whatever reason the issue sorted itself out
I've tried various SIM cards.


time to get a new phone then fam.
#33
benjammin316
Captainbeavus
benjammin316
get yourself a new sim, this happened with my old Note 3, grabbed a new sim card and fir whatever reason the issue sorted itself out
I've tried various SIM cards.
time to get a new phone then fam.

X)
#34
As previously mentioned, get an app that measures battery usage, Gsam and Accubattery. Just asking people what is wrong with your phone and how to fix it wont really help if there's no way of knowing what's causing the battery drain (I'm sure you've done some searches online which will bring up all the general stuff).
Let it go through a couple of charge cycles and then have a look at the results. Next stop, rooting and maybe putting on custom firmware. After that, then it's time to get a new phone.

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