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Help battery and android updates


Dec 23, 2011
hi, i am having problems with my galaxy s 2, when i charge the phone and the notification sounds that the phone is fully charged i unplug it, the little icon on the top of the screen with ''100%'' charge is on but on my phone, this doesnt go off even when the battery is about to go flat...??? i used to get 2 days battery life now im lucky if i get 7 hours... i always shut down apps when im finished with them too! My phone has no new updates ether of android 2.3.5 im still running on 2.3.3... my bother has the same phone and has none of these problems... any help out there :(
Hi Andy, welcome to AF! :)

You've posted in the original Galaxy S forum, not the Galaxy S2 forum. If you let me know which version of the S2 you have (the models differ slightly based on the network although most non us variants are the same), I can move to the appropriate section for you. That way users who own the device will be able to assist.
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im just using the one built into the phone i have the juice defender app and have it set on aggressive but still have very little battery!

Have you tried it without Juice Defender? I actually found Juice Defender to have the opposite effect of what it was supposed to.

im just using apps like facebook, youtube, music downloader, i dont have too many apps and just really use a few... im not sure to be honest! as for the coverage i work in a underground tunnel so i never have coverage at work but still have my phone on....maybe thats whats wrong?

Yep, if you have weak/no signal, the phone will push more power to the radio in an effort to get a better one. That might be what the issue is (I'm 99.99% sure it is).

Re the updates, is your brothers handset branded with network software or unbranded?
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