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[UNIFIED] OP6 Battery/Heating Issues and Tips: Share Your Stats, SOT & How To Improve Battery Life !

  1. E1532754011743
    Eclair Nov 28, 2018

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  2. Abhishek_goswami18
    Eclair Nov 28, 2018


  3. ncsaba
    Cupcake Nov 28, 2018

    ncsaba , Nov 28, 2018 :
    22h since last charge with ~5h screen on time. I think this is normal (yes it can be achieved better but heavily depends on what apps were run, because not just the screen, but also the apps processor usage may cause higher drainage). Don't forget, apps are gettng updated too, not just the OS, so it is possible that the app you frequently use now is more deamanding then before because it's latest updates.

    What apps were in the top in the battery usage list?
     

  4. Abhishek_goswami18
    Eclair Nov 28, 2018

    Abhishek_goswami18 , Nov 28, 2018 :
    mine are normally snapchat, youtube and play music.
    i only use this apps only.
     

  5. P1542911124708
    Cupcake Nov 28, 2018

    P1542911124708 , Nov 28, 2018 :
    Hello, I have the same problems, I have deleted the cache but the battery consumption may still be the same, why do I have gestures activated?
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  6. Artemus
    Community Hero 2020 Nov 28, 2018

    Artemus , Nov 28, 2018 :
    Do you have a constantly-syncing widget on your home screen?
     

  7. P1542911124708
    Cupcake Nov 28, 2018


  8. P1542911124708
    Cupcake Nov 28, 2018

  9. the_o2
    OnePlus 9 Series Expert Community Expert Nov 28, 2018

    the_o2 , Nov 28, 2018 :
    Update the OnePlus launcher first from play store if not updated
    Then
    Try going into Settings --> Apps --> Application List --> OnePlus Launcher --> Storage --> Clear cache and clear data. Reboot your phone. See if this fixes your problem.
     

  10. P1542911124708
    Cupcake Nov 28, 2018


  11. JAGADISH BHATTA
    Jelly Bean Nov 29, 2018

    JAGADISH BHATTA , Nov 29, 2018 :
    You are running VPN look at top right side there is a key icon(VPN) and VPN are known battery drainer use VPN only when needed don't leave it running
     

  12. P1542911124708
    Cupcake Nov 29, 2018


  13. pgrey
    Ice Cream Sandwich Nov 29, 2018

    pgrey , Nov 29, 2018 :
    @P1542911124708 It can actually affect the drain, quite a bit, a VPN is a pretty inefficient way to move data, as a rule. It can be several factors slower, with lots of retries, the whole bit, given that ALL your data is being redirected, at least twice, bidirectionally.
     

  14. Ankush_mathapati
    Cupcake Nov 29, 2018

    Ankush_mathapati , Nov 29, 2018 :
    how to delete the cache from oneplus 6t?
     

  15. Abhishek_goswami18
    Eclair Nov 29, 2018

    Abhishek_goswami18 , Nov 29, 2018 :
    bro..nothing changed..
    still the same..battery situation!?
     

  16. pgrey
    Ice Cream Sandwich Nov 29, 2018

    pgrey , Nov 29, 2018 :
    The same way as previous versions, if you mean the System Cache, it's in the recovery-screens (pre-boot).

    If you mean the per-app cache, you now have to delete each one, one-by-one.

    I'm not a big fan of clearing the cache (or any kind of factory reset, other than network-settings), unless you have a good indication this is the issue, because the system uses a LOT of battery to rebuild it, which isn't necessary, in most cases.

    I noticed the big drain from the Launcher, too, do you have a lot of widgets?
    If so, I'd make a list of them, and un-install them all, and then re-install, one-at-a-time, ideally one/day, so you can "catch" the one(s) that are really draining things fast.
    Widgets that give constant social-app updates, for example, can use a LOT of data.

    Sometimes figuring out "badly behaving apps/widgets" can be a patience-testing exercise, but it almost always works, this way.
    The only other way to do this, faster, involves having root-level access. The current battery apps that "claim" to help you track this down, fail miserably on Android > 6 (Marshmallow), due to security fixes (by Google), regarding one app monitoring another, for power-use.
     

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  17. robinvermeij
    Cupcake Nov 29, 2018

    robinvermeij , Nov 29, 2018 :
    Hey guys, my phone experienced a huge battery drain today. Did a quick charge before work up to +/-80%. I looked two hours later and it was down to 8 after not touching the phone (see screenshot). is there anything wrong and can I fix it, or will it be a one time occurence?

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  18. Artemus
    Community Hero 2020 Nov 29, 2018

    Artemus , Nov 29, 2018 :
    Don't use the Community app to upload images, it never works. Use a browser.
     

  19. viswa154
    Cupcake Nov 30, 2018


  20. P1542911124708
    Cupcake Nov 30, 2018

    P1542911124708 , Nov 30, 2018 :
    hello, finally and after deleting the widget and other things I was still draining the Launcher, so I decided to do a hard reset and start from scratch, I will inform you, thank you very much