Strange behavior on my battery

silvermoon

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I was running a test to see if there is an issue with the battery properly draining. I noticed that the standby and usage time are the same. I put the phone to sleep for five minutes and the standby and usage time increased five minutes.

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silvermoon

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I restarted my phone and closed all open apps. It's not reporting any battery usage or standby time. Do I need to drain the battery? I'm wondering if I have to charge it again to see if the battery is back to normal.
 
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That might mean something is running somewhere on your phone. I think a good restore should fix it.
 

Europa

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I restarted my phone and closed all open apps. It's not reporting any battery usage or standby time. Do I need to drain the battery? I'm wondering if I have to charge it again to see if the battery is back to normal.
You need to charge it to 100% and then avoid charging it at any point during the usage cycle if you want to see usage statistics. Do that first. If it continues to report erroneous usage data, let it drain down and power itself off and then repeat step one.
 

Ledsteplin

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It's not reporting any erroneous data. The battery life is a lot better than I expected.

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Yeah, that looks good. But it's hard to compare, not knowing what you do on your phone and for how long. If you played videos, streamed music and played Asphalt 8 during that 4.2 hours usage, I'd say it's great. If it's mostly using the eiC app, iMessages and a few emails, I'd say it's about right. One thing your screen shot tells me, is that you don't use your phone as much as I do. But I imagine you're on your computer a good bit. It's all phone with me for now.
 

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Yeah, that looks good. But it's hard to compare, not knowing what you do on your phone and for how long. If you played videos, streamed music and played Asphalt 8 during that 4.2 hours usage, I'd say it's great. If it's mostly using the eiC app, iMessages and a few emails, I'd say it's about right. One thing your screen shot tells me, is that you don't use your phone as much as I do. But I imagine you're on your computer a good bit. It's all phone with me for now.
You're right about my phone usage. I mostly use the computer more than I do my phone. I've streamed a few videos. That is about it.