Battery life watch OS 6.1.3

Kraizelburg

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Nov 10, 2018
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Hi all, has anyone noticed worse batt drain than previous 6.1.2? I updated yesterday my S4 and I have noticed much more batt drain than before even when it's sitting on my desk without doing anything.
 

rbart

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Nov 3, 2013
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You can have battery issues whith major releases that change a lot of things. But with minor releases, the risk is very limited, it's only bug fixes.
WatchOS6 is 6 months old now, there is no reason to see huge improvements or loss
 

MJ22

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Oct 3, 2017
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Mine is sh*t right now. It’s 9:47AM. I woke up at 7:20 and my battery is already down to 86%. But like others said, I usually give it a day or two to settle in.
 

oeagleo

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Feb 5, 2016
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Have you tried a "Force Restart"? Holding down both the Crown and the button until the Apple Logo appears? Perhaps this internal reset will help?
 

jbachandouris

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Aug 18, 2009
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Have you tried a "Force Restart"? Holding down both the Crown and the button until the Apple Logo appears? Perhaps this internal reset will help?
I have and it did nothing. Personally I don't think the 'force restart' doesn't really service any purpose. Seems like something tech support tells someone to brush them off.
 

Aspasia

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I had an odd thing happen with my AW 5 (purchased 2/6/2020). It was on the charger all night and when I attached it, saw the lightening bolt charging icon. Watch and charger on my dresser; nothing was moved. This morning put it on my wrist at 8 a.m. A few minutes ago I got a low power warning. Battery was done to 10%. Only activity was snowblowing my driveway. That's troubling.
 

digitalexplr

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Dec 13, 2016
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Battery life with 6.1.3 was great. Currently running 6.2 beta and battery live still great. I usually charge each evening, but could go a couple of days without issue. AW4.
 

iFone88

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Oct 5, 2018
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Does the watch actually 'index' files? My watch was having intermittent battery drain before this update. Hopefully it levels off.
I personally don’t believe in all this “indexing” nonsense.

On the watch, or iPhone.

On all the phones I have had, what I’ve got out the box, or after an update is how my battery stays.
 
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