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user6ffLByDcjL
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Re: Massive battery drain after one ui update on galaxy watch

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I found the problem. You must enable the activation via touch of the watch

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Yakimuro
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Re: Massive battery drain after one ui update on galaxy watch

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Same here. Performed a reset and that helped a little but nowhere near the battery life I was getting before the update. I went from about 3 days before the update to barely 2 days, so I'm faring better than others here.

When I don't charge the battery overnight, the battery drains about 12%. Previously it was 5-6%.

I wish I hadn't updated since all I notice is a cosmetic changes.

Hopefully Samsung is looking into this.

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BlueCookie
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Re: Massive battery drain after one ui update on galaxy watch

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My Galaxy Watch is only 3 months old and I recently noticed that since the One UI update my battery only just lasted the day maybe 20% (battery manager said 1 day on a full charge), where as before it would have still been 80-85% after a full days use (with the battery manager saying it would last 2.5 days on a full charge).

 

But I read that backing up your watch and factory resetting may solve the problem, so I went ahead with it this morning, and the good news is that it seems to have worked! It went a full day 0800-2300 with 85% remaining!! And the battery manager now saying it would last 2.5 days on a full charge.

 

Give it a go! I have noticed that people have had mixed results, but it definitely worked in my case.

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Gont
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Re: Massive battery drain after one ui update on galaxy watch

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I have the same problem and what's worse, after having the motherboard and the battery replaced by samsung only to see that the problem is from the faulty OS, they don't want to have the watch replaced as "the watch works ok, and the parts are new". I've filed a complaint with the authorities and i'm also thinking of fileing a law suite.

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maDJam
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Re: Massive battery drain after one ui update on galaxy watch

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Screenshot_20190612-073410_Galaxy Watch PlugIn.jpg

I used to get 6-7 days of battery life since October, only after the update on May 29, 2019 it barely reaches 4. Looks like contacts is using most of the battery, and the Samsung Health update from May 28 is also not transferring to watch properly, connection dies fast. 

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Yakimuro
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Re: Massive battery drain after one ui update on galaxy watch

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Not sure what it did exactly but choosing the Optimize option on the watch seemed to have fixed the battery drain for me. When you choose Optimize, it wants to turn off connections, lower the brightness, etc. I let it change the brightness (from 7 to 5) but I kept bluetooth and wifi enabled. And I changed the brightness back to 7 almost immediately after the optimization. I'm now back to 3 days without a charge. I took it off the charger Monday morning around 6:45am and I'm still wearing it now, Wednesday night around 7:15pm and I'm at 22%.

 

Monday morning through Tuesday evening around 7pm, it was down to 49%. It drained 4% overnight so I was at 44% when I put it on around 7:30am this morning.

 

This is the 42mm Galaxy Watch, btw. It's looking like it's now performing like it was before the One UI update. I had also done a factory reset after the One UI update and that did not fix the issue for me.

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jmasiglat
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Re: Massive battery drain after one ui update on galaxy watch

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Screenshot_20190619-174141_Galaxy Watch PlugIn.jpgWatch now hitting 5d 17h with 22 hours to spare.

A factory reset seems to have done the trick for me. Not just a normal reset but a true, hard, factory reset and a complete Uninstall/Install of the Galaxy Wearable app on the phone. I did not restore any of my backups. Such a hassle but at least my watch is back to "normal". Well, I'm still having issues with updating the Samsung Health app... so there's that...

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ZoomSoon
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Re: Massive battery drain after one ui update on galaxy watch

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I even did the reset and then backup from the app and still my Samsung watch battery drains 4x as fast.  I went from 100% to 36 % while sleeping 5 hours. My watch can't even make it through the day. I'm starting to think I need to switch watches to a solar/ thermal watch charge and drop Samsung all together!  


@user0GSQz17dsC wrote:

Updated my galaxy watch to one ui yesterday . My battery performance on my s10 (SD855) dropped dramatically . Screen on time reduced to 4.5 hrs . Previously it was 5.45 hrs .


 

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Zucler
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Re: Massive battery drain after one ui update on galaxy watch

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I experience the same issue as the author. You'd think Samsung has QA process that would pick this up before release... 

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userVHhJAv6B9P
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Battery draining notification

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Annoying battery draining notification keeps popping  First it started with Spotify, so I had to uninstall it. But the same notification kept popping up even when Spotify wasn't there to be found. Then the same notification started to annoy me every single day about the stopwatch 

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