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Excessive Battery Drain - Gear S3 Frontier

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When I first got my Gear it burned through batteries so quickly. Then there was an (Tizen?) update released last Fall I think it was which made it a lot better - I could make it through a full day without charging. Then there was an update just the other day, and now I can barely make it through half a day. Something is sucking the juice of out of my battery. Please hotfix it Samsung ASAP! It's not a wearable anymore, it's more like a chargeable.

Tizen 3.0.0.1

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Superuser I
Superuser I

Hi @EJ7

 

My s3 frontier appears to be ok. 

 

What update/ firmware version is it on ?

 

Do any stats in the watch give any idea whats using most battery. 

 

If your concerned and a reset does not help then a Samsung Experience Store or Samsung Service Centre location can run a diagnostic on the device.

 

 

Current Phone ~

Samsung Note 9 Model: SM-N960 Dual Hybrid 512Gb_ Samsung One Ui / Pie.

Samsung Gear s3 Frontier Watch
Samsung Galaxy Tab A {2016}SM-T580

First Poster

Hi there. Had a similar problem, it was a third party watch face. Had 5 hour battery now 14 hours or more after deleting

 it.

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Superuser I
Superuser I

Hi @EJ7

 

My s3 frontier appears to be ok. 

 

What update/ firmware version is it on ?

 

Do any stats in the watch give any idea whats using most battery. 

 

If your concerned and a reset does not help then a Samsung Experience Store or Samsung Service Centre location can run a diagnostic on the device.

 

 

Current Phone ~

Samsung Note 9 Model: SM-N960 Dual Hybrid 512Gb_ Samsung One Ui / Pie.

Samsung Gear s3 Frontier Watch
Samsung Galaxy Tab A {2016}SM-T580

First Poster

Hi there. Had a similar problem, it was a third party watch face. Had 5 hour battery now 14 hours or more after deleting

 it.

Superuser I
Superuser I

Where did you get the watch face from @CaptainKaptein

 

 

Current Phone ~

Samsung Note 9 Model: SM-N960 Dual Hybrid 512Gb_ Samsung One Ui / Pie.

Samsung Gear s3 Frontier Watch
Samsung Galaxy Tab A {2016}SM-T580

First Poster
WatchMaker
Superuser I
Superuser I

Ah right. 

 

I acquire mine from the Gear App. 

 

 

Current Phone ~

Samsung Note 9 Model: SM-N960 Dual Hybrid 512Gb_ Samsung One Ui / Pie.

Samsung Gear s3 Frontier Watch
Samsung Galaxy Tab A {2016}SM-T580

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@EJ7 wrote:

When I first got my Gear it burned through batteries so quickly. Then there was an (Tizen?) update released last Fall I think it was which made it a lot better - I could make it through a full day without charging. Then there was an update just the other day, and now I can barely make it through half a day. Something is sucking the juice of out of my battery. Please hotfix it Samsung ASAP! It's not a wearable anymore, it's more like a chargeable.

Tizen 3.0.0.1


Hi. My Samsung Galaxy Frontier Gear S3 also have this problem. After update to Tizen Version 3.0.0.2. My battery drain very fast. Only can use arround 7 hours only. Before update i can use most arround 2-3 days just charge. Can you please solve the software problem?

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