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I don't understand it! I see a lot of people on here and XDA that will get 5, 6, and even 7 hours of SOT. I usually get around 3 or 3.5 hours. I cant believe i'm doing something so wrong that i could double that amount of time. What am i doing wrong that everyone else seems to have figured out?

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What's your brightness set at, and is it adaptive?

I get 3-4 tops, myself.

Use black wallpapers, too that can help.

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Here is a less than average day for me. I'm normally closer to 5hrs sot. I have my brightness slider set to zero and its still more than bright enough inside. I will say I get much better battery life on lte than WiFi. I've read there is some issue with WiFi draining the battery faster. I by no means make it a full day without at least having to charge for 20 minutes

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What's your brightness set at, and is it adaptive?

I get 3-4 tops, myself.

Use black wallpapers, too that can help.

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i have always used darker backgrounds but i just switched to one that is mostly black. I always have my brightness now more than 25% of the way up on the slider, so relatively low i felt. Makes me feel better than 3-4 may be a better average than 5-7 SOT. I was really having a hard time figuring that out. 

Here is a less than average day for me. I'm normally closer to 5hrs sot. I have my brightness slider set to zero and its still more than bright enough inside. I will say I get much better battery life on lte than WiFi. I've read there is some issue with WiFi draining the battery faster. I by no means make it a full day without at least having to charge for 20 minutes

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I may try leaving my phone on LTE today vs WIFI. I just like that free data LOL

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I personally think 5-7 is more than normal.

3-4 - average

5 - pretty good

6 - you're trying

7+ - you're trying too hard and people will get unrealistic expectations of SOT.

That's my opinion.

I could get 10+ if I have my screen purposely set to stay on, at 0% brightness with a screen filter applied (screen is unusable and too dark even for a moonless night) but da** it I'll get 10 hours SOT.

If that makes sense.

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I personally think 5-7 is more than normal.

3-4 - average

5 - pretty good

6 - you're trying

7+ - you're trying too hard and people will get unrealistic expectations of SOT.

That's my opinion.

I could get 10+ if I have my screen purposely set to stay on, at 0% brightness with a screen filter applied (screen is unusable and too dark even for a moonless night) but da** it I'll get 10 hours SOT.

If that makes sense.

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Makes 100% sense. That's kind of what im thinking. I'm not going to make my phone unusable just so i can get 7 hours of SOT. To be 100% honest I not on my phone anywhere near 7 hours a day but i can tell how my battery goes down that 3-4 hours is what i would get and it is what i have gotten. Maybe today will be different with some adjusted settings. 

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Using the stock slider set at zero is plenty bright. I don't use any extra layer thing over the screen. This is the brightest phone I've had on zero.

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I don't see how 3-4 is even average. I've never been able to get this. I go about 24 hours on battery and usually get 1.5 to maybe 2 hours SOT if I'm lucky. I've factory reset, I use low brightness, greenify and the works. What am I doing wrong? Nothing apparently.

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I don't see how 3-4 is even average. I've never been able to get this. I go about 24 hours on battery and usually get 1.5 to maybe 2 hours SOT if I'm lucky. I've factory reset, I use low brightness, greenify and the works. What am I doing wrong? Nothing apparently.

OK well I guess I don't do that bad, wow!

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I miss my note 2. I could get 4-5 hours (i've even done 8 hours) on average with it over 24 hours. And the standby time is incredible. Android 4.4+ sucks for battery life.

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I miss my note 2. I could get 4-5 hours (i've even done 8 hours) on average with it over 24 hours. And the standby time is incredible. Android 4.4+ sucks for battery life.

Standby time on 6.0 have been remarkable for me so far. I have made a couple of small changes and so far my sot has been better today. I can't wait to hear the nexus 6P battery life reports. Next year I will upgrade.

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What's your battery life like on standby? My note 2 is currently on 15 days of standby, with 45% left and 38 minutes SOT. I use it for my Chromecast.. I'm lucky to get 2 days on my nexus.

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What's your battery life like on standby? My note 2 is currently on 15 days of standby, with 45% left and 38 minutes SOT. I use it for my Chromecast.. I'm lucky to get 2 days on my nexus.

Lmao, OK well we have two different standards of "good" standby time. I'm sure if I didn't touch it and had mobile data turned off I would get a few days but not 15 I wouldn't think.

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I doubt anyone is doing anything wrong - I think I personally get 2.5 - 3 hours SOT - 3 being the high end that I VERY rarely see before it's on a charger, HOWEVER, I generally never go below 30% battery anyway - I dont intentionally charge it at 30% but thats where it seems to always be around when I go to bed and throw it on the charger.

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Hmm. I'm on 10-15 or dead by the time I get to charging it after the 24 hours. Welp. Back to the flip phones I go. 2 weeks on battery? No problem!

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I do miss that - my old rokr could easily go a week with what i considered heavy use.

 

having a 1.5" 144x144 display (if that) kinda helped im sure, but... eh... dare to dream!

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My boss makes fun of me. He charges his Verizon flip phone ever Sunday. And here I am with 20k+ mah of batteries and I can't make it a week lol.

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A week...

Were over here - some struggling to make it a full work day and YOURE worried about making it a WEEK!?

You make me feel sad.

Haven't seen more than 28 hours since my Rokr.

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A week...

Were over here - some struggling to make it a full work day and YOURE worried about making it a WEEK!?

You make me feel sad.

Haven't seen more than 28 hours since my Rokr.

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My old work phone was a droid maxx (just before the turbo) that would get 2 days of battery life but I didn't use it as much as my personal phone. My new work phone has atrocious battery life! Galaxy s6, yuk!

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That's the 3rd time today I've heard someone say that the S6 battery (specifically SOT) was unacceptable for how highly touted it is.

Huh... Me thinks its a sign...

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That's the 3rd time today I've heard someone say that the S6 battery (specifically SOT) was unacceptable for how highly touted it is.

Huh... Me thinks its a sign...

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My s6 has 1hr30min of sot and I charged it while in the car today going to Chicago. Was on the car charger for about 40-50 min. That is really sad if you ask me

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I'm 9 hours on battery with 53 minutes SOT and 59% battery left. I've been at 10 feet from the (micro) cell tower and wifi network all day. This is honestly pathetic. Meanwhile my note 2 is hovering at 14.5 days and 45% battery left with 40 minutes SOT.

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I'm 9 hours on battery with 53 minutes SOT and 59% battery left. I've been at 10 feet from the (micro) cell tower and wifi network all day. This is honestly pathetic. Meanwhile my note 2 is hovering at 14.5 days and 45% battery left with 40 minutes SOT.

Yeah I don't know is going on with your phone. I had 2hr 45min sot and 1hr 30min talk time when I went to bed last night and still had 40% battery left.

Edit: that was with 13 or 14 hours on battery

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Edited by snoprosledneck88

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It's not even my phone. My buddy has identical battery life. So I wonder what you guys are doing differently. I'm currently at 21 hours on battery. With 1.5 hours SOT. 29% battery left.

Are you rooted? Xposed? ROM?

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