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Hot battery and getting worse

by arcover1 / May 2, 2014 6:41 AM PDT

I have an LG VS840PP (LG Lucid) phone and since day one, the battery has run hot. Lately, it has been draining really fast, and wonder if it is due to my adding Instagram and Messenger apps. The back of the phone has been progressively getting hotter and hotter to the touch. Before adding the two apps, the phone has not been working right for quite a time, (which will be addressed in another thread). First thing first, which is a priority or a "rush - needs attention" is the battery question. Thanks for any input!

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A search shows this may be what this phone does.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 2, 2014 7:25 AM PDT
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by birdmantd Forum moderator / May 2, 2014 7:26 AM PDT

Might try disabling or deleting those apps. If those apps are constantly accessing the internet for push notifications, it could easily cause the excessive overheating.

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Check the battery if it is getting saggy...
by pinoygadget / May 12, 2014 3:10 PM PDT

Sometimes battery are not really tested with that items, we should try to have some test to replace the batter before we proceed to uninstall some aps.

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Major battery is sucked out because of the background apps
by lalitsinghgaur / May 21, 2014 4:23 PM PDT

Well, the major reason behind the fast draining of the battery is the background running of application. Look what happens in Android ecosystem is for the ease of use even when you close the application it keeps running in the background. I think you should have a look at this thread it will sort out things for you because the would conversation is too much lengthy I think you should have a look over here.

http://forums.cnet.com/7723-32456_102-619247/ever-thought-what-sucks-your-android-battery/?tag=contentBody;threadListing

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you can use battery doctor app
by aladdensima / July 4, 2014 8:38 AM PDT
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