05-08-2014 05:27 PM
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  1. metalchick719's Avatar
    Okay, so here's my issue... This afternoon, I went out to go shopping. When I left, my phone's battery was in the low 80s percentage range. All I did was listen to Nokia MixRadio offline, check the List and Things app for my grocery list and text very, very little with my boyfriend. When I returned home an hour later, the battery was down to 61%. That was a little alarming but not terrible. Less than an hour later, however, the battery was 50%. It kept steadily draining into the 40s and 30s within the hour until it hit 20%. I connected it to my mother's charger for her 620 that she keeps in the living room before 3:30 and just checked it and got a HUGE shock. Nearly two hours later, the battery was only charged to 30%. What the heck is going on?! I disconnected it, swapped my SIM to my 810 that still has 38% left from my using it yesterday and connected it to one of my own chargers in my room.

    Has anyone ever experienced this sort of thing before with the 925 or any other phone? This is bizarre, especially as my phone started at 91% from the time I got up this morning. I had actually charged it yesterday and turned it off most of the day because I was using the 810 running 8.1, as I mentioned above. It's upsetting, especially as the battery was really improving lately to the point where I was enjoying charging it every other day instead of daily.
    05-01-2014 04:27 PM
  2. xandros9's Avatar
    Have you restarted the phone since? Could've been some background process going wild.

    (Semi-related note, past couple days my 920 has been giving me 10 hours of battery life, a bit unsettling, not sure what to do)
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    05-01-2014 04:41 PM
  3. metalchick719's Avatar
    I did restart it after removing the SIM to put into my 810. I just checked it and it seems to be charging like normal on one of my usual chargers now. It was 46%.
    05-01-2014 04:46 PM
  4. Maaz Mansori's Avatar
    This happened to me a couple of times on my old 920. Soft reset may fix it but if it does not, do you have the Facebook app installed? I feel it was the culprit but uninstalling and reinstalling it helped fix the issue. You could also temporarily disable ALL background tasks to see if the problem goes away. Then you will know it is app specific and not related to the batter itself. Are you using WP 8.0 or 8.1?
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    05-01-2014 04:52 PM
  5. metalchick719's Avatar
    I have Facebook Beta on my 925. I normally only allow the T-Mobile MyAccount app and the Weather Channel app to run in the background and that's it. I just checked and those are indeed the only ones running in the background. I have WP8 on it and am waiting for the official 8.1 release to install on it.

    Also, I thought it was odd that Battery Pro+ was saying the battery drain percentage was 3.01% at the highest. Seemed way higher than that.
    xandros9 likes this.
    05-01-2014 04:57 PM
  6. HoosierDaddy's Avatar
    Just last night I had rapid discharge for a few hours while I was asleep. Have no idea why.

    I also once had a Lumia (don't recall which one) stop charging at 54%. The charge rate (per Insider) had been normal until hitting 54. I just unplugged it and plugged it back in to the charger and it finished normally. Never before and never since.
    05-01-2014 05:47 PM
  7. mark233's Avatar
    I haven't had this experience on my 925. :-/ I have no clue.
    05-01-2014 05:47 PM
  8. ven07's Avatar
    If you're running 8.1 check the battery solution thread
    05-01-2014 05:57 PM
  9. metalchick719's Avatar
    If you're running 8.1 check the battery solution thread
    I'm not running 8.1. Still on Windows Phone 8.
    05-01-2014 06:09 PM
  10. Reflexx's Avatar
    I've had that issue with 8.1. I've had rapid battery discharge that was normally fixed with a soft reset.

    Most of my battery use appears to be from IE11.
    05-01-2014 06:19 PM
  11. SSgt Bruskowiz's Avatar
    @ op
    2 things might be the cause of it.
    As starters you text at the wrong guy ;)
    Second..
    In WP 8.1 the aps you don't close properly keeps running in the background....or at least stay active, so use the return button and shut them down manually.
    Guytronic likes this.
    05-01-2014 06:54 PM
  12. Guytronic's Avatar
    @ op
    2 things might be the cause of it.
    As starters you text at the wrong guy ;)
    Second..
    In WP 8.1 the aps you don't close properly keeps running in the background....or at least stay active, so use the return button and shut them down manually.
    LOL
    Metalchick isn't running 8.1
    05-01-2014 07:10 PM
  13. SSgt Bruskowiz's Avatar
    LOL
    Metalchick isn't running 8.1

    Than its because she's texting the wrong guy..................it must be ;-)
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    05-01-2014 07:53 PM
  14. defante's Avatar
    Rapid battery drain has happened to mine a couple times. Most of time for me it's when something is continually trying to sync like losing signal and email keeps trying to update until it goes through.
    05-02-2014 10:32 AM
  15. metalchick719's Avatar
    Than its because she's texting the wrong guy..................it must be ;-)
    Some "guy," I was texting with my best friend, IRENE!

    My 925 seems to be running like normal again. Also, big thanks to Guytronic for actually reading my post saying I'm still running WP8 on the phone and pointing that out.
    05-02-2014 11:11 AM
  16. EwingMCSE's Avatar
    Maybe the music player bugged out and was eating resources.

    Not sure if you've tried it, but I heartily recommend the Stop the Music application.

    I'm still boggled that WP8/8.1 don't have a way to stop the music built into their music apps.
    05-02-2014 05:00 PM
  17. metalchick719's Avatar
    Maybe the music player bugged out and was eating resources.

    Not sure if you've tried it, but I heartily recommend the Stop the Music application.

    I'm still boggled that WP8/8.1 don't have a way to stop the music built into their music apps.
    I don't use the music player on my 925, I have none installed to save storage space and use Nokia MixRadio instead. But thanks anyway. 😊
    05-02-2014 07:09 PM
  18. Tom Snyder's Avatar
    Why, why , why have they not developed or released a app or utility to see and monitor in background what is running wild and using up resources and battery/ WHY?????
    05-03-2014 09:51 AM
  19. Sport Driver's Avatar
    Had same problem with my Lumia 820 on WP8 but since im running WP 8.1 problem didn't appear again so could be bug in WP8, even more in GDR3.
    05-03-2014 10:05 AM
  20. HoosierDaddy's Avatar
    Why, why , why have they not developed or released a app or utility to see and monitor in background what is running wild and using up resources and battery/ WHY?????
    You are part of "they". So I have to partially blame you. ;)
    Guytronic likes this.
    05-03-2014 10:40 AM
  21. arjunan's Avatar
    do you have here drive? if yes, then that is the problem .... remove it or stop it from running in background
    05-03-2014 12:00 PM
  22. metalchick719's Avatar
    do you have here drive? if yes, then that is the problem .... remove it or stop it from running in background
    Nope. It's definitely NOT running in the background. Like I've said, my only two apps running in the background are the Weather Channel and T-Mobile MyAccount.
    05-04-2014 03:31 PM
  23. Tom Snyder's Avatar
    You are part of "they". So I have to partially blame you. ;)
    If I could develop a app or utility to do that, I'd already done it.

    So far now all any of us can do it guess, or say it might be this or that and that's not good enough for me. That is like a sound shot or shooting at something in the dark you can not see.
    05-04-2014 05:52 PM
  24. PostItNote's Avatar
    Make sure you don't have any voicemails. I've seen the phones try to download visual voicemail but the carrier have a problem and it not being able to successfully. But the phone won't stop trying, eating the battery life pretty quickly.
    05-07-2014 07:46 PM
  25. Will6371's Avatar
    Why, why , why have they not developed or released a app or utility to see and monitor in background what is running wild and using up resources and battery/ WHY?????
    You mean like battery sense in 8.1
    Guytronic likes this.
    05-08-2014 07:03 AM
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