Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




27288 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6721

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Lifetime subscriber

Topic # 159852 15-Dec-2014 09:08
Send private message

I'd noticed towards the end of last week that battery usage on my Nexus 5 was worse then usual. I'd been away with work but then when I got home on Friday night and Saturday morning noticed my internet at home was becoming unusable. Looking at my connection showed my phone was maxing out my 2Mbps upstream on cable sending data.

After a lot of time looking at things I noticed the Google account was showing some items were failing to sync and presumably stuck in a constant loop that was generating 2Mbps of traffic. Google+ uploads and Sound Search for Google play were both failing, and disabling these solved the issue.

I mentioned this to ajobbins who had also noticed poor battery life on his Nexus 5 and he too had issues with sync on his Google account with failed items.

Has anybody else noticed any of these issues?



Create new topic
1186 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 149


  Reply # 1197613 15-Dec-2014 10:37
Send private message

all is copacetic on my n5.

no sync issues.

improved battery life !

smile

2190 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 361


  Reply # 1197623 15-Dec-2014 10:56
Send private message

There was a recent google play services update, have you received that? I have had similar issues back on 4.4 which resulted in a similar issue

I'm running stock 5.0.1 on my HTC One and I'm seeing fairly significant improvement in battery usage (as in 30~45min more screen on time)

Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Geekzone Live »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.