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Battery life on iOS & Android

According to iOS Battery report, Teams is responsible for 24% of my battery usage. I am not actively running or using the program, so I assume this is related to background tasks / notifications.

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    Aaron E shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    There have been some updates released in the past months that should help reduce battery drain.

    That being said, I need your feedback to find out if you feel it has improved or if you feel the drain is still pretty large. Please leave me comments and call out which mobile OS you are using.

    (NOTE: having notifications on and having a very active team and also greatly reduce battery life due to the constant notifications. You may wish to try and turn off notifications in some cases to help preserve battery. )

    Please provide me your feedback so I can communicate it to the feature team.
    -Warren

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Notifications turned off, Background App Refresh turned off, didn't use the application over the weekend only to find that Teams used 50 minutes of background time over the last day. I'd say it's not significantly improved.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I have the same issue with the battery. May be you should include an option to disable notifications outside working hours

      • Jason commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        We converted to Teams from Slack. The battery drain has caused all of our team members to uninstall the Teams app from their phones. We may have to go back to Slack.

      • Nate Atkinson commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Still the #1 battery draining app on my phone, and I don't hardly ever use it. All background activity. This is ridiculous.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Even with backgrouns tasks turned off on my iPhone, the app remains a real battery hog. This happens even if I kill the app in the app switcher. I have the same issue on my iPad as well...

      • Alex commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        30 minutes video call on teams/ios (both latests, up2date) = from 100% to 25% battery... phone gets hot as well. :-(
        No improvements over the last year... the problem was and is there...

      • user commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I have a screenshot with Teams consuming 37% of my iPhone’s Energy

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        24時間以内のバッテリー使用状況が64%でした。お昼にTeamsで投稿して、仕事中はスタンバイにしていたのですが、夜にはバッテリー不足でiPadが使えなくなりました。

      • Alex commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Same issue on both Mac, Windows10, iPad pro and iPhone.... CPU high, battery drain.
        Mainly when you have calls with Video enabled.

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