1. mahmoudsalah93's Avatar
    My lumia 1520 recently started overheating quite often and battery used to drain at about 9 percent an hour with light use , i thought it was battery aging at first but i tried and removed the weather live tile and the phone went back to normal and battery life is now great 2-3 percent an hour. was just wondering has anyone faced similar issues?
    06-12-2015 03:45 PM
  2. mikepalma's Avatar
    Did battery saver show the drain from the weather app?
    06-12-2015 03:46 PM
  3. mahmoudsalah93's Avatar
    actually no
    06-12-2015 03:50 PM
  4. mikepalma's Avatar
    actually no
    So how do u track the battery discharge?
    06-12-2015 04:08 PM
  5. mahmoudsalah93's Avatar
    overall discharge through the battery saver but the weather app was <1% , i simply removed the tile just trying out ,lucky pick. i waited for a couple of days and so far the phone's battery life's got significantly better as it used to be. I haven't changed anything elsa just to be sure.
    06-12-2015 04:19 PM
  6. ScrubbyXD's Avatar
    Would you mine sharing which weather app we are discussing? I am an Accuweather user from my android days and that one has yet to give me trouble.
    06-12-2015 07:37 PM
  7. mahmoudsalah93's Avatar
    sure, it's the msn weather app
    06-13-2015 01:23 PM
  8. RoboLoftie's Avatar
    I've noticed that the MSN Weather app started using a fair bit more power than it used to on my 920. I had to remove it unfortunately. The MSN News app now seems to have the same issue, but I've just turned off live tiles and background permissions.

    Shame because I like both of them, but considering they were using more background battery than whatsapp all of a sudden.
    06-14-2015 06:03 AM
  9. mahmoudsalah93's Avatar
    yeah i really like the msn weather live tile , i might try to pin it back and see if the battery drain is back also.
    06-14-2015 11:36 AM
  10. ScrubbyXD's Avatar
    Battery drain is likely due to some kind of update loop. Will the app let you change frequency of weather updates?
    06-14-2015 01:44 PM
  11. mahmoudsalah93's Avatar
    i don't know, how can it be changed?
    06-14-2015 02:48 PM
  12. ScrubbyXD's Avatar
    If there is an option it's in the app's settings.
    06-15-2015 08:26 AM
  13. mahmoudsalah93's Avatar
    i thought there was a setting. It only has a toggle for working in the background or not , nothing to change frequency.
    06-15-2015 12:25 PM
  14. Carioca Porto's Avatar
    I notice the same problem recently with the battery draining fast. These MSN application were updated on June 10th in my phone. I removed the weather from live tile and will see if it will solve the problem.
    06-19-2015 01:52 PM

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