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How to fix the Android bug that’s been killing your phone’s battery

How to fix the Android bug that’s been killing your phone’s battery

If you’ve been experiencing worse battery life than usual on your Android smartphone recently, you should know that you’re not alone. There’s an Android bug that’s responsible for the recent battery issues, and the good news is that you can fix it yourself before Google rolls out a more permanent solution.

A core Android app is responsible for the excessive energy consumption, and that’s Google Play Services version 18.3.82, Android Police explained earlier this week.