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3DS seemingly runs out of battery for no reason
« on: September 24, 2018, 10:20:55 AM »
I just woke up, I saw my 3DS was dead for no reason, but it was closed and blue when I went to bed. And it seemingly died for no reason, this isn't the first time either. It remains closed when I go to sleep and nobody goes into my room at night since I sleep. I'm not sure what is going on.
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Re: 3DS seemingly runs out of battery for no reason
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2018, 10:26:43 AM »
Have you tried leaving your 3DS on the charger overnight? I say this because I'm thinking it might have something to do with your battery. After a while of use, the battery life will shorten by a lot.

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Re: 3DS seemingly runs out of battery for no reason
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2018, 10:48:08 AM »
even if it's closed the 3DS will still be consuming power

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Re: 3DS seemingly runs out of battery for no reason
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2018, 01:47:10 PM »
The 3DS still uses power in sleep mode.  Make sure your wireless is off; it saves a lot of power.

If that doesn't help, it may be a battery issue.  I got a Wii U GamePad in 2013 with a 3-hour battery life, and now in 2018 the battery lasts 10 minutes total, fully charged.  This can happen with any battery, really.  You may need a new battery.

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Re: 3DS seemingly runs out of battery for no reason
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2018, 02:43:12 PM »
I had it since June of this year and it does it sometimes runs out of battery when it is fully charged in sleep mode. Last night when I went to bed it was fully charged. And when I woke up it was gone. It isn't that common, the problem happened twice before. As I said it is a new system that I got back in June. Also I close the system before I go to bed.
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Re: 3DS seemingly runs out of battery for no reason
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2018, 03:05:27 PM »
Putting a 3DS to sleep may cause this. But, when fully charged for a relatively new console? I question this since it can be put to sleep for three days before dying. By the way, mine is a little older. But, I know it did become red when I put it to sleep while I slept. This was for something less than a year old. Only powering-off completely saves power.
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Re: 3DS seemingly runs out of battery for no reason
« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2018, 08:43:42 PM »
Thanks for the info. I'll make sure that I will put it on the charger before I sleep. That should stop it.
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Re: 3DS seemingly runs out of battery for no reason
« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2018, 10:09:07 PM »
if the problem persists, you can take advantage of the warranty to get it repaired or a new 3ds
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Re: 3DS seemingly runs out of battery for no reason
« Reply #8 on: September 28, 2018, 04:06:00 PM »
Actually, the 3DS should last an entire night in just sleep mode (and still come out with full four bars in the morning). If you're concerned about how long a fully charged 3DS lasts, try leaving it in sleep mode during the day and record how many hours it lasts until the battery hits red.

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Re: 3DS seemingly runs out of battery for no reason
« Reply #9 on: September 28, 2018, 04:11:22 PM »
Turn off wireless during the night, and you shouldn't have any battery issues.  You don't really need wireless on for solo play.