Android 6.0 Marshmallow: Increased battery consumption despite Doze function

For many users of Android smartphones whose unreliable battery life still seems to be a problem. And although on Android a lot of energy to be saved 6.0 marshmallow with his Doze function just in standby mode, dive more on reports of an increased battery consumption.

Android 6.0 Marshmallow: Increased battery consumption despite Doze function

About the battery life of Android smartphones at times you can hear very different opinions. On one hand, current devices often provide energy storage with more than 3,000 mAh capacity and impress sometimes by record-breaking times. On the other hand, many users complain that this endurance can actually be accessed in everyday life only from time to time: time the smartphone overnight loses only a few percent, sometimes the battery the next morning is completely empty at a time - and the owners accordingly upset.

Android 6.0 Marshmallow the new Doze function should provide a targeted analysis of user behavior actually for a reduced consumption in standby. The results of this ambitious features are more manageable, however: While we were on the editorial board of our provided with marshmallow devices observe neither improvement nor deterioration in this regard, currently complain many Android users on Reddit the changing battery performance of Android marshmallow.

High battery consumption on Android 6.0 Marshmallow: Causes and Solutions

Possible causes of the temporarily greatly increased battery consumption are many: As prime suspect remains subject to the Google Play Services and the associated site investigation - despite the new Doze function. Especially in situations where a localization of the user is not possible or is interrupted, the repeated requests prevent a change of the device into Deep Sleep mode. This is the case, when a bad wireless or mobile reception is present; since one that did not notice as a user, unless you turn the unit on, this is an obvious explanation for the changing battery power.

The The "Low power consumption" mode is in bad network reception might not be a good choice.

The Google app and Google Location History seem to be insufficiently constrained by the Doze function in standby and cause, according to the reports of many users repeatedly Wakelocks. Here you can remedy after all, by disabling the Google Now cards and location history in the GPS settings.

Interestingly, the battery consumption in positioning mode in which only the built-in GPS module is used "only device", sometimes significantly less pronounced than in the supposed power saving mode. Here network connections will only be used for positioning, which can result in poor reception power to an increased consumption. Google to introduce a satisfactory solution to the problem, one should therefore rather avoid this mode in poor network coverage.

via r / Android

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