account arrowhead-down arrowhead-up mobile-menu search sm-bold-x x-skinny-rounded x-skinny arrowhead-right social-facebook social-googleplus social-instagram social-linkedin social-pinterest social-qzone social-renren social-tencent social-twitter social-vkontakt social-weibo social-youku social-youtube

Please help us improve our website

Take our customer survey to evaluate your visit.

It should only take a few minutes to answer five quick questions. Just click the Launch survey button at the end of your visit to begin.

Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Tips & Tricks

If you want to get the max out of your Xperia phone then check out Xperia tips page.

Tablet generally declining

Message 1 of 3
Message 1 of 3

Tablet generally declining

Hi, I've had my tablet for about four years and have loved it. Recently, as in the last few weeks, I've noticed a decline in its ability to hold its charge compared to before. I know that it's rather old and It won't run as before, but there's a difference from having charge every three to four days to every single night, when I'm doing even less on it than I was before! Now my camera says it's stopped working, but it did a few weeks ago. I've got it in airplane mode most of the time and still it dies quickly. I don't want to factory reset as I don't think that will help either the camera or battery situation. There hasn't been a software update in over two years, which I've checked online using my Imei number. I know Sony no longer manufacturers tablets. But surely there should still be some sort of software care? As I think that might help!! Device info as follows: 

Imei /idid: <personal information removed>


Android 6.0.1


Security patch level 1 May 2016


Help please! 


Message 2 of 3
Message 2 of 3

Re: Tablet generally declining

FOUR year old battery not performing as good as when it was new ???????????

Message 3 of 3
Message 3 of 3

Re: Tablet generally declining



This is an old post, but yeah, lithium batteries will not retain charge as when new, any brand.

"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)