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user6EaF5jlwGp
Constellation

Re: Galaxy S9+ battery deterioration after Pie Update

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was seriously happy with s9+ exynos oreo and it keep getting better with each update and keep recommending to ppl s9+ exynos for friends, families and even forum.. 

but after pie, makes me wonder if samsung purposely random select to deteriorate the battery.. 

 

i highly doubt samsung will release any fix for it since they are not acknowledging the problem

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mlleelise2
Cosmic Ray

Re: Galaxy S9+ battery deterioration after Pie Update

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Well, I have done the same as you have (cleared cache partitions, disabled & set battery saving options on all) but my battery still is being drained about 10 hours quicker than it used to be. Not happy

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Samsung Moderator

Re: Galaxy S9+ battery deterioration after Pie Update

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@userMRQF7CvrPs Here are a couple other things you can check to help with the battery life.

  • Turn off Bluetooth or Wi-Fi when not in use.
  • Turn on Airplane Mode when connectivity isn't needed.
  • Turn off Background Data.
  • Turn off Auto Sync.
  • Adjust Location settings or disable Location.
  • Reduce Brightness.
  • Turn on Auto-Brightness.
  • Decrease the screen timeout settings.
  • Turn off any themes with animations or a large file size.
  • Turn off live wallpaper.
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mlleelise2
Cosmic Ray

Re: Galaxy S9+ battery deterioration after Pie Update

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Honestly, I shouldn't HAVE to turn off wifi, blue tooth, disable location, etc, etc to have decent battery life! I never had to before this awful Pie update.  SAMSUNG, ARE YOU LISTENING??? FIX THIS!!

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userMRQF7CvrPs
Asteroid

Re: Galaxy S9+ battery deterioration after Pie Update

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Looks like THEY are watching ALL the time! They have your irises & your face, finger prints, & probably gait by now, attached to EVERY other byte of data ever compiled on you. Now they are always with you. Listening. Watching. Monitoring all communications. A calendar of your power usage. They are burning up our batteries with the always-on applets...going thru em now & disabling everything possible. There's a BUNCH that are communicating behind the scenes.. And, of course, we bought thru Nazi Bolshevik Commie-cast, sfinity, so THEY get access to the DSPs in the TVs, cable boxes, & voice remotes. Google has @ least a dozen active devices, mostly to ALL w/voice disabled, as much as possible by end user. 

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userltNS1AxYK3
Asteroid

Re: Galaxy S9+ battery deterioration after Pie Update

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same here in Canada ... huge battery drain and some apps not working the same . waiting to hear back from samsung..  Im sorry Im not trouble shooting a brand new phone that had no issues before the update ... 

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userMRQF7CvrPs
Asteroid

Re: Galaxy S9+ battery deterioration after Pie Update

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You will be waiting a LONG time! I've fixed mine 100%, Sammy SHOULD have included in their update, either a forced cache partition purge or instructions on how to do it. And they should have optimized the installation of apps included in the update to install them all in a battery-saving state instead of a full-feature state. As installed, every app is fully enabled, meaning no battery saving features enabled. After clearing the cache partition & rebooting, I went thru EVERY app, turning up battery saving, turning off background communications.  Now the battery life is better than ever. Google 'S9 clear cache partition'

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DJT8508
Asteroid

Re: Galaxy S9+ battery deterioration after Pie Update

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Lost 26% in 4 hours 13 minutes completely idle didn't turn screen on once! This needs to be fixed asap!

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userov3vCcCQrB
Constellation

Re: Galaxy S9+ battery deterioration after Pie Update

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I found one of the culprits - the Samsung Keyboard is stuck running in the background. Past two days it has shown 16 to 17 hours of background use - FOR THE GDAMN KEYBOARD Was on live chat with Samsung - they told me to Factory Reset my phone - GTFO They told be to go to a U-break-I-Fix so that they could test the code - GTFO - been there once, waste of time They even used Smart Tutor to remote control my phone for over an hour - no fix Got escalated to manager they finally gave me a ticket number for the issue I am at the point that I may just sell this S9+ and go back to iPhone
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usermgP6Mb22Q1
Astronaut

Re: Galaxy S9+ battery deterioration after Pie Update

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Same thing her on my note 9 extremely annoying when I'm used to easily getting a whole day of use out of it

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