How to Determine the Cause of Battery Drain

Objective

  • To understand what process or application is using the most battery life

Environment

  • All Motorola phones
  • All Google Pixel phones
  • Alcatel A30
  • Nexus 6P
  • Nexus 5X

Procedure

  • Charge the phone all the way to 100%
  • Unplug the phone
  • Use it as normal until it reaches 15%
  • Go to Settings
  • Tap Battery
    • This page will break down what has used up your battery life, and your active time on your single charge
  • Take a screenshot of the readout on the Battery page
    • Note: You will likely need to scroll and take more than one screenshot in order to get more detailed information on app power consumption.

Additional notes

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