Guests Claim Universal May Be Draining Their Devices While in the Parks

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Millions of Guests make their way to Universal Orlando Resort each year to enjoy Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure, and Universal’s Volcano Bay.

The theme parks are home to many thrilling attractions, including the all-new Jurassic World Velocicoaster and Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, as well as world-class entertainment shows like The Bourne Stuntacular and The Monster Horror Makeup Show.

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However, it seems that some Guests visiting Universal Orlando are having trouble with their devices draining faster than usual.

“I visited both parks yesterday and both my phone, my apple watch, and my sisters phone drained completely within a couple of hours in the park,” User U/emilylauran said in a recent Reddit thread. “Has anyone else has this issue? What is causing it? I read it might be the app, so it might make sense for my phone but my apple watch that survived a few full days at disney? Everything was charged to 100% overnight.” 

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Several other users reported having the same issues.

“Had the same experience in October. Not sure why,” User U/consia9600 said. “Luckily we had a battery pack. Wasn’t sure if it was constantly taking pictures and checking the ap or something else. Meanwhile, my son’s galaxy made it through the day even though he was streaming videos on line. No clue.” 

Many users noted that when cell phones are in crowds and are working to get a signal that battery life can drain faster.

Universal Orlando offers complimentary internet for its Guests while at Universal’s CityWalk, Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure, and Universal’s Volcano Bay. This network is provided through Xfinity. If you’re not an Xfinity customer, you can still access the internet for free by simply providing an email and zipcode.

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More On Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Orlando Resort is home to many thrilling and epic attractions that you won’t want to miss. You can experience Hogsmeade, which includes Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Hagrid’s Magical Creature Motorbike Adventure, and The Flight of the Hippogriff, as well as Jurassic Park River Adventure, the all-new Jurassic World: Velocicoaster, Skull Island: Reign of Kong, The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk Coaster and much more at Universal’s Islands of Adventure.

Then, don’t forget about all the amazing attractions like Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem, The Simpson’s Ride, E.T. Adventure Ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringott’s, MEN IN BLACK: Alien Attack, Hollywood Rip Ride RockIt, and much more all next door at Universal Studios Florida. Also in major Universal Parks News, Epic Universe— the largest Universal Park in the world— is currently under construction and is set to be finished by 2025.

Have you had issues with your devices while at Universal Orlando Resort? Let us know in the comments!

If you want to visit Universal Orlando Resort, you can today! Click here to get your vacation started! You can go to Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, then eat some dinner and grab a drink at CityWalk. Want to take a splash? Volcano Bay is ready for you. With so many fun events like Mardi Gras, Halloween Horror Nights, and more, Universal will give you an action-packed adventure like you are in the movies! And, who could forget about the Wizarding World of ‘Harry Potter’! Universal is also in the midst of building its biggest theme park ever, the Epic Universe, which is set to open in 2025. Or, how about a trip to Universal Studios Hollywood to experience the movies?

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