HOW DO I MANAGE THE BATTERY LIFE?

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    Vlatko Aleksandrov

    Hi to everyone...My suggestions to all of you who have battery drain issues is to turn off Tilt to wake, and wirst gestures...and reduce notification of some apps like mesinger,Facebook...
    On my Fossil Q Explorist 4 is had a effect an now battery is good for last 24h...

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    Cedric

    Hi Vlatko, 

    Thank you for the tips. We are really grateful.

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    Haakon Brown

    I've had my Gen 5 since mid-December and the battery life has been all over the place. At first it was terrible, then I seemed to get it under control, but for the past week it's been horrible, basically dying within about 8 hours and with very little active use. On top of the battery issues, it consistently has connection issues and shows no connection even though the Wear OS app on the phone shows that it is connected, not to mention Google Fit can't seen to connect to the watch for heart data. I'm not even getting the function of a normal watch out of this device, let alone the smartwatch functionality that I thought I was buying. I might have to go back to my old Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro. That was a champ on battery life and just about everything else I wanted from a smart watch. My Gen 5 was supposed to be an upgrade, but I'm seriously disappointed.

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    Cedric

    Hi Haakon, 

    I am really sorry about your unpleasant experience with the device. 

    Allow me to create a ticket for your case so that our technical agents can provide further assistance regarding the on-going issues.

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    Fritz Hondanero

    Just had my Gen 5 yesterday, i noticed the same i already charged my watch 3 times. Battery last only 3hrs. Very disappointed.

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    cliff anami

    I am really considering to buy the Fossil Explorist 4 watch but I keep reading not so encouraging reviews all over about the battery life. Is this something that will ever be fixed?

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    Young Wen Li

    Just purchased a Gen 4 and the battery dropped from 100% to 50% in no time.
    If we can only use the smartwatch by switching off all the smart features in order to use it for a whole day, what is the point of purchasing a smartwatch?
    Really disappointed.
    Please fix this issue.
    Thank you

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    JC JUVS III VILLAFLOR

    Hi, i just bought my gen 5 today and i noticed it drained quite fast like in 20 mins from 100% to 92% is this normal?? It says in the Wear OS that the battery life is only 2 hours.... It seller told me that its battery life should be from days to weeks depending of the settings but its kinda bad if it wasnt the case. Id appreciate some help

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    Sajjan Gunaparthi

    Hi,

    My Fossil Gen4 100% battery drains out in 3 hrs with hardly any use (both wifi & bluetooth off).

    powersajjan@gmail.com
    +91 9292 005 888

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    jishnu chandran

    Hello ,

    i bought my fossil gen 5 watch , battery doesn't last for more than 6 hrs , i have swiched off the Bluetooth , wifi and i have no app installed , i don't know what to do else.can you please help.

    thanks.

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    Vlatko Aleksandrov

    Hi...Jishnu
    First switch of tilt to wake, and tap to wake...use only bluetooth to conect with phone to use internet...Go to advanced settings and switch of all off services who don't use it. And go to advanced settings and switch off animation off...I use fossil Explorist gen 4 and after all of this I've made battery is lasting over 24h! I hope you will doing success :)

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    Jack Mai

    Hello,

    I bought the fossil gen 5 watch 2 months ago. Battery life wasn't great to start with but I have been playing with the settings for a month with not success. 2 weeks ago my watch started to not wake up and it require me to hold all 3 buttons to hard reset the device. As of last week, my watch goes from 100% to 20% within 4hrs. I have only 1 app (heart monitor) on the device. My work require my watch to be off during I work and it seems the battery suffer most when it's not on my wrist? Please help, I have done all I can with battery settings by turning almost everything to off. Coming from other smart watches, I don't believe consumers should have to turn everything off just to not survive the normal 8 hour work day.

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