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# 129285 9-Sep-2013 18:28
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Really hope someone can help with this as my telco think I'm imagining it.

Own Galaxy S2 which I love and a Nexus 7 which I also like a lot.


In last couple of months same telco has pushed out FOTA updates on both which have completely ruined the battery performance on both devices.

I've tried pretty much every fix I can find including full restore from scratch on more than one occasion but no good. Battery on both are good and this has only become a problem since upgrading to latest jellybean.

Any thoughts before I biff both in favour of an iPad mini and a 5S?

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  # 892294 9-Sep-2013 18:30
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PS..


the android OS is running flat out on both.Using almost as much battery as the screen.

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  # 892296 9-Sep-2013 18:34
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Telco does not push out updates

 
 
 
 


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  # 892308 9-Sep-2013 18:52
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I seem to recall an issue when going from ICS to Jellbean but can't find anything right now and not familiar with Nexus 7 but had S2.

I see you did a restore have youb tried factory reset.

Can understand your frustration but no point in binning them over a software issue






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  # 892309 9-Sep-2013 18:53
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Hard reset of the handset resolves many issues after a update

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  # 892310 9-Sep-2013 18:57
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oh and just anotrher thought with Jellybean, have you switched off google now""? it sucks battery big time and also check location services isn't on unless using maps




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  # 892312 9-Sep-2013 19:05
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Any phone will do this, and since you're using Android now going to iOS will only make you miss key features. I'd recommend running a factory reset on both and go from there. You've also got to remember the S2 is about 2 years old now and features change rather quickly in the Smartphone world.

The iPhone 4 / 4S have horrible battery life now in my opinion, on my 4S I couldn't get over 8 hours battery.




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  # 892315 9-Sep-2013 19:12
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+1 for the factory reset.
And your Nexus7 will never get updates from any telco, or even telco approved... That's pure Google.

 
 
 
 




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  # 892318 9-Sep-2013 19:16
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OK..maybe not telco updates. However to reiterate.. factory reset done on both devices on more than one occasion.



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  # 892319 9-Sep-2013 19:17
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OK..maybe not telco updates. However to reiterate.. factory reset done on both devices on more than one occasion.

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  # 892329 9-Sep-2013 19:36
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check google now is switched off




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  # 892330 9-Sep-2013 19:41
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Hard reset not factory reset

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  # 892332 9-Sep-2013 19:46
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Pretty-much expect a days use out of a smartphone, the iPhone in general is not so good on battery so not sure if it'll be an improvement for you. It's personal preference however but I do feel you should spend the money on the HTC One or S4.

I currently have the S4 and find it awesome, far better value for money than the fruit counterpart.




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  # 892342 9-Sep-2013 20:03
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If it's only been since the latest update, perhaps re-apply a different rom to them both.

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  # 892463 10-Sep-2013 06:30
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How longer battery life are you actually getting from the devices?




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  # 892465 10-Sep-2013 06:40
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At the moment I wouldn't recommend changing to an Iphone 5 for battery life! I own one and love it but the battery life is crap at the moment. I am hoping iOS 7 will fix this a bit.

Ipad, I can only refer to the full size version, battery life is amazing!

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