drain after installing ICS 4.0.3 update for Samsung Galaxy S2.
yesterday afternoon my phone has gone to normal battery consumption or maybe
even better than before installing ICS.
The ES (Exchange
Service) has stopped checking the network every 10 second and the scheduled
mail retrievals do
their job every hour. I am a bit unsure exactly when it went to normal, as I did the manual stop of
ES as a work-around (mentioned earlier) during the whole day.
had a long nice sleep during the night and lost just a few percentages of
yesterday were that SH (Social Hub) had something to do with the “exchange
service problem”. (SH is a Samsung thing and not a Google responsibility to
I still didn’t
want to re-set to factory settings. So I killed all (3) SH program/processes
from SETTINGS>PROGRAMS menu. What happened was that the phone reacted a bit
strange for a few seconds. It felt a bit unstable, but that is what you could assume.
I was able to
send and receive mail, but I got some error messages (that was assumed as well).
After that I
re-booted the phone and it was normal again.
is that SH kept some “old” parameter settings from Gingerbread and the “un normal”
restart of SH forced it to renew that data but with ICS parameter settings.
That could explain why factory reset works as well.
since my last report is:
1.Killed all running processes
belonging to Social Hub
2.Re-boot the phone
3.Deleting my Corporate Exchange
Account and installed it again. (This was by mistake. My aim was to disconnect
the Exchange Account from Social Hub, but doing so it was erased from the
Actions not taken:
This is just a
hypothesis from an Android Amateur, but with long experience from computers.