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Android, no deep sleep problem: SOLVED.

In the last few weeks I noticed a heavy battery drain on my Galaxy Note 3, which has always been perfect battery-wise. After further inspection I noticed that the phone stopped to go to "deep sleep" when it was connected to my home WiFi. I even banned my phone from my LAN, just to exclude any external cause. Nothing changed. I checked the wakelocks and didn't see anything "strange". After a few days of inspecting and testing, I found nothing. But that nothing, meant something: no application was to blame. Apparently it was the O.S. I didn't factory restore my phone, because I "sensed" that restoring the backups I may be facing the same problem again. Excluding the apps, and after checking all settings (and finding nothing was wrong) ,and thinking "out of the box" I came with a "stupid" theory: what if a bug or a glitch messed up some internal settings? What if one of my many tests launching "actions" (using activity launcher) sa…