2016-08-09 02:55 PM - edited 2016-08-09 02:56 PM
I have the same issue as everyone else here; the battery drains ridiculously quickly when everything is off & the screen is dark. How can apps be using up the battery when they're not even active?
I tried activating the 'Stamina' mode but it makes the screen go really dark so I can't read anything. Isn't there some way of having a stamina mode that doesn't affect the screen? I need it to be bright for my poor eyesight.
Does Sony plan to do anything to fix this issue?
2016-08-09 09:11 PM
Is there any way of going back to the previous version of Android? This is getting ridiculous. Today I hardly used the phone but I'm now having to charge it for the 3rd time in one day! It's simply not practical; I travel a lot and am frequently away from chargers for several days at a time; I cannot have a phone whose battery drains so stupidly quickly.
Hello - any Sony people out there? Is there going to be a fix for this?....
2016-08-10 01:27 AM
2016-08-10 08:09 AM
It is possible to go back to the previous version, (lollipop).
You need xperifirm and flashtool and a bit of knowledge.
2016-08-10 09:13 AM
Thanks @Darbo25 - but I do have the WiFi - and the data switched off most of the time! I'm near a computer all day so I don't need it; I just use the internet briefly for a few minutes at a time throughout the day (either WiFi or network data). But the battery still drains horribly! It uses about 30% when I'm asleep - everything is switched off, the screen is dark - how can it possibly use that much when it's not doing anything?!
2016-08-10 09:51 AM
2016-08-10 01:31 PM - edited 2016-08-10 01:33 PM
Thanks - but I don't understand how leaving the data on could possibly save battery use?..! Surely it will drain it even more? In any case I only have 3GB allowance for the month, so I prefer to just use it when I actually want to do something on the internet, rather than just leaving it connected all day; it will just use up my allowance for nothing!
I reapet my question: Hello - any Sony people out there? Is there going to be a fix for this?... We cannot surely be expected to just live with this awful situation? If so I will change to Samsung on my next upgrade, & say bye bye to Sony....