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    Quote Originally Posted by asmith02 View Post
    I have been on holidays for a few weeks so switched off my exchange email service (that was set to download emails 'as they arrive') and was ending the day with up to 70% battery life.

    I switched my emails back on today and barely made it home with less than 10% battery life.

    I have switched it to check every 15 minutes instead so will see whether this makes a difference tomorrow.

    I have come from an iphone 4 with was also set to download exchange emails immediately so it is more than a little frustrating to have these issues on a MS product.
    This one makes sense ... I have not any battery drain problem - I am not using exchange for e-mail accounts, but I am using Nokia Music often and I have Nokia Drive beta+ with enabled background task, so it is hard for me to believe that they are causing any serious battery drains ...
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    Has anyone tried this? It says that the GPS is the culprit. Can anyone verify this?
    Nokia Lumia 920 Review | Ubergizmo

    Read the section that says "Battery life (excellent, but shut down that GPS!!!)"
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    Quote Originally Posted by CptnSqueaky View Post
    Has anyone tried this? It says that the GPS is the culprit. Can anyone verify this?
    Nokia Lumia 920 Review | Ubergizmo

    Read the section that says "Battery life (excellent, but shut down that GPS!!!)"
    This is certainly a point to check by just turning off location, as almost all apps want use location service, but usually just for a short moment ... if GPS is in use often, then you should see a GPS ball symbol often in an up row ...
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    It does happen to me once in a while. Phone get warm and I look at my battery percentage, and then 5-10 min later again and there it is. Battery drains another 5-10%. The only way I can fix it is to turn it off and back on. No other apps would be running on the background.
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    Quote Originally Posted by asmith02 View Post
    I have been on holidays for a few weeks so switched off my exchange email service (that was set to download emails 'as they arrive') and was ending the day with up to 70% battery life.

    I switched my emails back on today and barely made it home with less than 10% battery life.

    I have switched it to check every 15 minutes instead so will see whether this makes a difference tomorrow.

    I have come from an iphone 4 with was also set to download exchange emails immediately so it is more than a little frustrating to have these issues on a MS product.
    Today with exchange sync set to 15 minutes was noticeably better (ended up the day around 25%)
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    Quote Originally Posted by asmith02 View Post
    Today with exchange sync set to 15 minutes was noticeably better (ended up the day around 25%)
    Do you use gmail account perhaps?
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    Quote Originally Posted by loukkis View Post
    Do you use gmail account perhaps?
    Yes I do but equally this is set to 15 minute sync

    Sitting here now at 3pm in the afternoon with 72% battery (23 hours remaining).
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    Quote Originally Posted by asmith02 View Post
    Yes I do but equally this is set to 15 minute sync

    Sitting here now at 3pm in the afternoon with 72% battery (23 hours remaining).
    Someone suggested in another thread, that removing google account completely helped on the battery issue. You can try to forward your mail from gmail to outlook.com account and put sync only to that account from your phone. I have not had any battery issues myself, but i never had any gmail accounts set.
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    that doesnt sound like a drain to me bro, but im not expert...
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    Hi, both my wife and I also have a Lumia 920 and we have both been experiencing horrible battery draining issues as well as a hot phone. I did not have these issues in the beginning but then it started and became more frequent. I finally connected some dots and realized that the times my phone would do that would be when I am checking my email more frequently. So I started using the back button to close out of my email accounts after checking them and boom, problem gone. I firmly believe that this issue or at least part of it can be blamed on the email app.
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