Released on September 19, 2014, this 4.7" screen iPhone is the smaller version of the iPhone 6 Plus.

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replacement battery discharge faster than original

hi,

my original battery discharge very fast so I decided to change it by a remplacement kit fom ifixit yesterday.

today this battery discharged faster than the original ! do I have to do some charge/discharge cycles to let the battery calibrate itself or does I have another problem ?

also, I eared about the charging method : fast charge will goes to faster discharge and so on with slow charge (with usb for example). what do you think about this ?

thanks guys

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How long are you considering a fast discharge and what are you doing with the phone? watching video ,playing games , cruising the web. how quick does it discharge if its only on standby and not used for anything else

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Another thought did you remove the insulation tape from the phone if there's not tape on thew metal case backing against the batery it could be shorting itself out

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10% loss in one night, 3% in 15 min where I just lunched spotify to synchronize a playlist locally (open synchronize, close) and I use regulary facebook tweetbot to check news so yes videos some time, iMessage etc, normal utilization i think

I lost 2% writing this email through chrome for example so since I'm awake (30 min) I lost 15% of battery

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Some fresh stats

Ios9 upgrade last night by backup / restore, full charge (usb) then go to bed

10% loss when awake

Utilization last 9 hours :

Facebook : 1 mn on screen, 6h backgroud - 50%

Chrome : 14 on screen - 26%

Spotify : 1 mn - 2 min - 17%

Maybe there is a bug : 5h57 utilisation - 6h58 locked ("veille" in french, I don't remeber how to translate) so 1h of utilisation since last full charge

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81% left now

With original battery i got 10% left at the end of the day, yesterday shutdown 1h before leaving work

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ok guys, some charge / discharge cycles made the battery works great. thanks

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Bad luck. Try the service centre

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thanks, I'm waiting for couple of charge / discharge cycles, maybe the battery need it to calibrate

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