1. twint7787's Avatar
    I have been wondering if anyone has had a recent issue regarding battery drain. I don't have time to see if any apps have been causing it so I just wanted to ask here really fast.
    05-22-2014 07:18 PM
  2. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    Are you running Windows Phone 8 or Windows Phone 8.1 Preview on your 8X?
    05-22-2014 10:08 PM
  3. twint7787's Avatar
    8 mate. No preview here.
    05-23-2014 06:19 AM
  4. twint7787's Avatar
    I disabled all background tasks but I'm still seeing pretty significant battery drain.
    05-23-2014 08:20 AM
  5. N1520's Avatar
    -Turn off background Tasks you don't need ( be reminded Notifications won't work if you do so )
    -Delete Skype. ( Don't disable it, f**** delete it )
    -make sure your brightness on AUTO, or even better at low
    -Location services OFF
    -Email account syncing to manual or hourly for accounts that don't require immediate attention. Same goes for calendars.
    -Go to your MS account, make sure no services have access to your account, such as twitter or Google.
    -Battery saver.

    That should do it.
    06-01-2014 09:30 PM
  6. twint7787's Avatar
    Thanks but I ended up just resetting the phone. It was definitely the email accounts that I had set up. I switched them to fetch all mail instead of the last 2 weeks and then my battery started to suck.... hard.
    06-04-2014 06:50 PM

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