You may have noticed in the last few days that your mobile battery lasts less than normal, but you have not been able to find the reason that causes this excessive consumption. This is a problem that also affects users in Spain, but for which there could already be a solution. Since the origin of this battery consumption would be the Google Play Store.
Users with phones of various brands on Android (Samsung, OPPO, ASUS or OnePlus, for example) have reported high battery consumption. The origin of this excessive consumption seems to be originated in one of the processes of the Google Play Store, which would have originated in the new version of the store.
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Google Play consumes too much battery
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So far not all the details about this problem are available, although everything points to the new version available from Google Play. It seems that this bug is related to the service in charge of downloads from the Play Store. Since this service would remain active even after completing the download process of an application or the update of one. This causes a higher than normal power consumption for the phone.
The error seems to be something general, because it affects users of various brands. It is not the first time that something like this has happened, in the past we have told you about similar situations. As a consequence of the error the battery of these phones runs out with higher speed. So it is an annoying situation for users who are encountering this problem.
In this situation, it only remains to wait for a new version of Google Play is released, so that excessive battery consumption will end for affected users. If the wait is too long, because in your case that energy consumption is being notably higher than normal, you can always try to go back to a previous version of it, which could solve this problem as well. It is not known how long it will take Google to solve the problem.
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