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Hello everyone, does anyone have this SmartWatch and if so how long does your battery last? I bought one yesterday from Argos and wore it to work last night with the "fit" app to count my steps but I… Read More
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7m, 4w agoPosted 7 months, 4 weeks ago
Hello everyone, does anyone have this SmartWatch and if so how long does your battery last? I bought one yesterday from Argos and wore it to work last night with the "fit" app to count my steps but I had to charge it 3 times in 8 hours! Is it safe to say something is wrong with the battery?
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7m, 4w agoPosted 7 months, 4 weeks ago
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#1
my son has it but only has to charge at night.
#2
Is it running the latest version of the operating system? I have one about 18months ago and the battery didn't last long at all so I sent it back. Bought one again at Christmas and the battery life had improved dramatically - it wouldn't quite go to two days for me but after a single charge it would last one full day (I turned it off at night) then would make it to about 7pm the next day.
#3
Make sure you have updated the Watch OS to latest version (swipe across to settings, check for updates)
the latest Marshmallow update makes a HUGE difference to battery life, I've gone from charging once per day to charging once every 3 days
you can also change the display to not be on constantly and touch/twist wrist to to wake. Having screen on all the time will eat lots of battery.
#4
I charge mine once every 2-3 days depending on use.
#5
I had one a while ago and used to get 2 days easily and three at a stretch.
#6
thanks for the replies everyone, I am on the latest software and have the brightness on auto, gestures off, always-on screen off, WiFi off and location off. It also gets really hot when charging. I charged it at 10 a.m. today and my battery is on 89% which is a huge improvement and that's with me using the watch with Google fit and a sleep tracker. Hopefully it's cured itself!
#7
these are great watches for the money...If only a cheap deal for the steel band would pop up

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