Xiaomi Mi 9T: the battery drains too quickly after the Android 10 update


Xiaomi Mi 9T

Many users report that the battery of Xiaomi Mi 9T drains too quickly after the last update of MIUI 11 with Android 10. The affected users share solutions but these only work on certain units.

Do you have a Xiaomi Mi 9T and find that the battery drains too quickly? Many users report the same problem after MIUI 11/Android 10 update. The users of this device can already get MIUI 11.0.4.0 update which includes the Android security patches of January 2020 as a bonus. However, it seems that this update, supposed to correct bugs, has autonomy problems.

The Android system suddenly takes 30% of autonomy

A user explains on Reddit: “I had around 9-10 hours of autonomy when I first took the smartphone in June 2019. Now I only have 6 – 7 hours if I’m lucky”. And added that after the update, “the main reason of this excessive consumption is the Android system according to battery statistics”. Another adds “the Android system uses more than 30% of the battery after the Android 10 update on the Mi 9T”.

MIUI 11

Battery issues were also seen during the Android 9 update on Xiaomi phones. On Reddit and Xiaomi forums, users try to find solutions. Some people, therefore, recommend clearing the cache, disabling the automatic launch of applications, or simply restarting their smartphones. It is also advisable to deactivate the MIUI optimization in the Developers options.

I cleared the cache from all my apps, disabled autostart, turned off the power button shortcut for camera, and restarted my device. From a full charge of 100%, it’s now down to 87% with 24 minutes of SOT. I haven’t done anything except watch YouTube. This is pretty crazy.

It is also possible to try to carry out a factory reset to regain normal autonomy. However, all these manipulations obviously do not work for everyone. It is expected that Xiaomi will quickly put a fix online to put an end to this abnormal battery consumption.

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10 Comments

  1. Yassine Naji
    January 28, 2020

    I m having the same issue with my Mi9 Android system takes 30% battery

  2. Thiago Sestini
    January 28, 2020

    9T Pro here, no noticeable difference in battery drain after the update.

  3. Ammar Ahmad
    January 29, 2020

    Mine is ok even better than before. I thinks whats make this issue is that atimes pey don’t update there apps before updating the os especially build in apps

  4. Jay Anthony Montemayor
    January 29, 2020

    Mine is ok. No problem at all. after the update it even became better.

  5. BENZO
    January 29, 2020

    How did you update your xiaomi mi 9t, mine show that there’s no new update , i m on android 9 in my mi 9t

  6. BENZO
    January 29, 2020

    Yassine how did you update your xiaomi i m only getting android 9 ” i m from morocco two”

  7. Cakka Vatti
    January 30, 2020

    Same as i, i havent got the update also. I live in Indonesia btw.

  8. Vukas Zoran
    January 30, 2020

    I have Problem with my mix3 it drain it fast it was never until came last update

  9. Dao Tran
    January 30, 2020

    I notice the same thing with my Redmi note 8 pro! Battery drain so fast. The phone is new got it a month ago.

  10. shadifakhrie
    January 31, 2020

    So as you said i won’t update my mi9t. I think i’m lucky that saw this article 😁