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Battery drain on WP8


New member
May 12, 2014
Hi All,

When i went to bed last night my battery was on 84%. I woke up an hour late this morning as my alarm did not go off as my phone died during the night.

This is the 2nd time it has happen in the past month.

Is there any way i can find out if / what app is causing this?

Besides these 2 times, my battery is usually really good. i usually get about 3 full days from 1 charge.


New member
May 13, 2014
Check the background tasks swiping left in the settings, if you're in 8.1 go to battery saver instead. Soft reset so any rampant process will reset. If it continue you can hard reset to see if it fixes. Also check which apps you've installed, some bad quality apps can cause this.