[Solved] Google Play Services Battery Drain Fix 2017

Are you the victim of Google Play Services battery drain and looking for the effective solution that can stop Google Play Services battery drain, then you are at right place. Recently, we have analyzed various Google Play Services versions which cause battery drain and uses too much battery, so based on that we have come up with a solution to fix Google Play Services draining battery.

Digging up to find Google Play Services causing battery drain is really tough. Unfortunately, Google Play Services battery optimization not available and due to which we can’t predict any possible solutions. Although, we have tried to confirm this solution to many users and we have got the positive response. So, today, we are going to share a solution to stop Google Play Services battery drain.

[Solved] Google Play Services Battery Drain Fix 2017

What Causes Google Play Services Battery Drain Lollipop, Nougat, KitKatĀ or Marshmallow?

One can experience battery drain because of many reasons, but the most common we have found out is after updating Google Play Services app. Regardless of updated or installed the new version of Google Play Services app on your Android smartphone, you can try out the below solution and check whether the battery consumption is decreased or not.

Well, this solution works for all Android versions, including KitKat, Lollipop, Marshmallow, and Nougat. So, in case, if you are facing Google Play Services battery drain lollipop, nougat, KitKat or Marshmallow, you can go with the below fix.

[Solved] Google Play Services Battery Drain Fix 2017

So, let’s dive into the steps of how to solve Android Google Play Services battery drain problem. Let me tell you that, this is just one of the possible solution which we come up after so much of research. So, what is theĀ solution is about?

When your Android device gets connected over a Wi-Fi or Mobile data connection, it automatically starts syncing new updates of the apps. Like, if we talk about Google Play Services, then it is responsible for various permissions and updates of Google Apps. Just imagine, if you have more than 20 apps installed on your smartphone (which is pretty normal) and kept ‘Auto-Sync’ feature enabled, then the apps will start synchronizing updates via background services or tasks. And no doubt, this eats up a massive amount of energy which results in heavy battery usage.

Also, I am not telling that turn off `Auto-Sync’ option completely on your Android smartphone because sometimes you might want to get real-time updates. So, we are just focusing on ‘Google Play Services battery usage‘. Below are the settings to stop Google Play Services killing battery.

How to Stop Google Play Services Consuming Battery Drain

Step 1: Navigate to ‘Settings’ app.

Step 2: Scroll down and find ‘Accounts > Google > my@gmail.com > toggle all the option to OFF.’

Google Play Services Sync Off

Step 3: Again go back to ‘Settings > Apps > Tap on Settings icon from top-right corner > Select Modify system settings > scroll & search for Google Play Services and turn if OFF’.

Google Play Services Modify System Settings

Step 4: Turn off Location and please make sure that location must be turned ON when you actually in need of.

The above ones are the proven steps to stop Google Play Services from killing and consuming heavy battery. Besides, you can also ‘Uninstall Updates’ of Google Play Services from ‘Settings’ and then go for a fresh installation of Latest Google Play Services APK from here.