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Topic # 242260 18-Oct-2018 09:24
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I have a Samsung Gear Sport watch which is approx 6 months old. In the last week it has started to discharge overnight. Normally I could get 2.5 days use between charges. Last night it was on 87% after being fully charged in the morning, this morning when I woke the watch was powered off and when I started the battery was at 0%. The watch was working fine over the weekend.

 

I have deleted any new Apps etc which was only two new watch faces. This morning I have done a full reset of the watch and declined updates to see how that goes. Are there any Samsung Sport users here and are you experiencing similar issues.





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  Reply # 2110283 18-Oct-2018 09:36
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In the gear app on your phone you will see an area to look at battery usage, if you notice it doing it again have a look there.  I have had that happen on a gear device before and it was a endless sync by samsung health that was doing it, i killed it on both the phone and gear device and it was fine after that.

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 2110284 18-Oct-2018 09:36
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I've got the Gear S3 Frontier and was getting the same battery drain issues as you.

 

I rebooted the watch and it seems to have fixed it for now...




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  Reply # 2110289 18-Oct-2018 09:45
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tripp:

 

In the gear app on your phone you will see an area to look at battery usage, if you notice it doing it again have a look there.  I have had that happen on a gear device before and it was a endless sync by samsung health that was doing it, i killed it on both the phone and gear device and it was fine after that.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The problem is when it has been fully discharged I dont get the opportunity to check the usage and when it goes on charge it resets the usage stats. Frustrating. I will turn off  sleep monitoring tonight to see what affect that has.





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  Reply # 2110765 19-Oct-2018 08:28
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After reading through these pages here it would appear I am not alone. It also appears I am in the hands of Samsung, I wont hold my breath.

 

 

 

https://eu.community.samsung.com/t5/Smartphones-Tablets-Wearables/Gear-sport-Battery-draining-at-night/td-p/715037/page/19





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  Reply # 2111730 21-Oct-2018 07:31
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I disabled diagnosis and reporting on the watch and battery usage has returned to normal. I had turned this off when I originally set up the watch. The recent update must have reactivated it and there is clearly a bug.





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  Reply # 2111754 21-Oct-2018 08:03
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MikeB4:

 

I disabled diagnosis and reporting on the watch and battery usage has returned to normal. I had turned this off when I originally set up the watch. The recent update must have reactivated it and there is clearly a bug.

 

 

Good to hear :)

 

 


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