1. Justin429's Avatar
    It took several days to get the battery drain solved on my phone. After taking the update, I did a factory reset and reinstalled everything manually instead of restoring the backup. Most background processes had been disabled through battery saver with exception to those that seemed important or useful. Unfortunately I was still losing charge at an alarming rate. Finally, I disabled the background process for OneDrive yesterday afternoon. Now my battery is a beast! I can't say it will solve your problem, but it solved mine.
    xandros9 and prasath1234 like this.
    04-22-2014 07:41 AM
  2. realwarder's Avatar
    It took several days to get the battery drain solved on my phone. After taking the update, I did a factory reset and reinstalled everything manually instead of restoring the backup. Most background processes had been disabled through battery saver with exception to those that seemed important or useful. Unfortunately I was still losing charge at an alarming rate. Finally, I disabled the background process for OneDrive yesterday afternoon. Now my battery is a beast! I can't say it will solve your problem, but it solved mine.
    Report back in two weeks and we may believe it's fixed. I've been there and a few days later it's back to normal drain...
    04-22-2014 07:50 AM
  3. Jaskys's Avatar
    I turned off the phone and it fixed my drain, battery stayd at 100 for whole week now
    04-22-2014 07:52 AM
  4. Adriaan NL's Avatar
    I turned off the phone and it fixed my drain, battery stayd at 100 for whole week now
    My Lumia 920 cannot hold the 100% after a night when it's turned off... The Moto G can though...

    And how can OneDrive be the solution? I checked the usage of OneDrive on my phone, and there was zero usage!
    04-22-2014 08:16 AM
  5. Justin429's Avatar
    My Lumia 920 cannot hold the 100% after a night when it's turned off... The Moto G can though...

    And how can OneDrive be the solution? I checked the usage of OneDrive on my phone, and there was zero usage!
    As I said, it might not solve your problem, but it did solve mine.
    04-22-2014 09:20 AM
  6. rockstarzzz's Avatar
    I turned off the phone and it fixed my drain, battery stayd at 100 for whole week now
    I call it a lie :P

    No way are you getting 100% on a restart. That vibration and screen lightening up alone must use at least 1% if not 23%.
    04-22-2014 09:37 AM
  7. c0br4's Avatar
    I also Turner off Glace screen and my battery was a beast for 2 days. Now it's back to normal drain.

    I do not have any idea how to fix this. So annoying.

    Overall I like WP 8.1 a lot.
    04-22-2014 10:39 AM
  8. fwaits's Avatar
    I call it a lie :P

    No way are you getting 100% on a restart. That vibration and screen lightening up alone must use at least 1% if not 23%.
    haha You guys are getting trolled. He means the phone is off and at 100%. Notice he said "turned off"? =)
    04-22-2014 10:53 AM
  9. rockstarzzz's Avatar
    haha You guys are getting trolled. He means the phone is off and at 100%. Notice he said "turned off"? =)
    Screenshot or it didn't happen ;)
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    04-22-2014 11:41 AM
  10. Adriaan NL's Avatar
    I call it a lie :P

    No way are you getting 100% on a restart. That vibration and screen lightening up alone must use at least 1% if not 23%.
    Exactly, I may lose like 20%... Pretty weird for a phone that is "turned off"
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    04-30-2014 05:45 AM
  11. Justin429's Avatar
    Report back in two weeks and we may believe it's fixed. I've been there and a few days later it's back to normal drain...
    It's been a week now and my battery life is still on par with pre-8.1 longevity since disabling background tasks for OneDrive.
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    04-30-2014 06:46 AM
  12. Psycmeistr's Avatar
    It's been a week now and my battery life is still on par with pre-8.1 longevity since disabling background tasks for OneDrive for business applications.
    That's all well and good, unless you rely on syncing with OneDrive-

    I'm still on 8.0... with all the issues being reported with battery, usability, loss of features, I'm still weighing the risk-reward ratio before 'uprgrading' to 8.1... Don't know if Cortana is worth it-- yet.
    04-30-2014 12:08 PM
  13. xandros9's Avatar
    What does the background task of OneDrive do?
    I would think photo upload and stuff is separate... and it doesn't have a live tile...
    04-30-2014 05:17 PM
  14. Justin429's Avatar
    What does the background task of OneDrive do?
    I would think photo upload and stuff is separate... and it doesn't have a live tile...
    Beats me. All I know is that disabling that background task solved my battery issue.
    05-01-2014 06:16 AM
  15. Kram Sacul's Avatar
    What does the background task of OneDrive do?
    I would think photo upload and stuff is separate... and it doesn't have a live tile...
    There really needs to be some explanation on what disabling background tasks do for each app. 8.0 had it.
    05-01-2014 07:08 AM
  16. hprvez's Avatar
    The explanations were almost always bull****
    05-01-2014 08:42 AM

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