Excessive Battery Drain on 1.0/2.0 Motorola Phones By "Mobile Radio Active"

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The phone(s) described in this article can no longer be activated with Republic. Please see Republic Wireless Phones for information on currently supported phones.

Symptoms

  • Excessive battery drain
  • "Mobile radio active" is listed as on for several hours

Environment

Resolution

None

Cause

This was a bug in Android 5.1 Lollipop that was resolved with the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update.

Additional Notes

Because the 1.0/2.0 phones will no longer be receiving system updates, there is no solution for this issue.


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