Recently, many Android users have complained of an unusual problem of battery drainage. Android users have reported that the battery of the Android smartphone runs out much faster than usual. So, if you’ve recently noticed a sudden, high battery drain problem in your Android, know that you’re not alone.
Here’s how to fix the Android bug that drains your battery
Well, if we look around, we will see that almost everyone has an Android smartphone. Compared to other mobile operating systems, Android offers users far more features and customization options. However, Android is not one of the most secure operating systems and the number of bugs on the platform is quite high.
If you’ve been using an Android smartphone for a while, you may know that Android devices slow down over time. Well, it’s perfectly normal for an operating system to slow down if you have hundreds of applications running in the background. These running apps also affect battery health.
Recently, many Android users have complained about an unusual problem with battery drainage. Android users have reported that the battery of the Android smartphone runs out much faster than usual. So, if you’ve recently noticed a sudden, high battery drain problem in your Android, know that you’re not alone.
Recent reports from popular publishers claim that the latest version of Google Play services (version 18.3.82) is causing the problem of high battery drain on Android devices. If you don’t know, Google Play services are a background service that helps Android apps communicate with each other.
For example, Google Play services connect Android apps to other Google services, such as signatures, Google Maps, etc.
This is happening because of a bug, but it is not clear whether the bug affects everyone or only specific devices. To find out if your device is also affected by the battery bug, see the battery usage tables. If Google Play services are above the battery usage charts, your phone is affected by the bug.
Fortunately, users have a few options for solving this problem. Users should follow the methods described below.
Download the beta version of Google Play services
- Click this link to download the beta version of Google Play services.
- On the page, click on ‘Become a tester’
- Now wait a few seconds for the update to arrive on your phone.
Download the old version of Google Play services
- Head to the Apk mirror and download the previous version of Google Play services.
- Once done, activate “Unknown sources” from the security settings and install the application.
- Now go to Applications> Google Play Services> Data Usage.
- Disable the ‘ Background Data’ option .
That’s it, you’re done! Here’s how you can fix the Android bug that is draining your battery. If you want to share something else about it, let us know in the comment box below.