When I switch to my first android smartphones, I was shocked to see the battery life, it won’t last more than 6-8 hours. So I looked over the internet and found many tips. After testing them on my android I found some were effective while others were not.
If you have brought a new smartphones and not impress by it’s battery life, Don’t get freak out. I would suggest you wait for a week befor you go and complain about the bad service. Initially the battery is prime and need 3 to 4 charge/discharge cycle to get back to it’s form.
These tips are simple as ABC and you won’t have to underclock the Cpu or do anything that require rooting your android. In this article I will share you tested and working tips that will definitely increase your battery life.
Basically there are three major factors that drains away your battery.
- Apps that you have installed.
- Brightness level sight to high.
- Connectivity like wifi and bluetooth left ON.
If you keep check on these factor you can limit your battery loss by 80%. But it’s not possible to keep an eye on all these 3 factors. Which is not a big deals because, In this article I will show you how you can do that with by investing minimum time and efforts.
You might be using one of these battery saving apps right one, If you are not get one and you will amazed to see change it brings. My personal favorite in Juice defender. It comes in both free and paid version. I use the free version and find sufficient for average users.
Update- Recently I using DU battery saver on Nexus 7 Android Tablet, It working fine too.
This app optimize the power consumption when your screen is off so if you are using constantly using your handset then don’t expect much from it.
Brightness eats huge part of battery. So its a no brainer that keeping the contrast low will make a big difference to your battery life. Here are some things you can do.
- Use dark wallpaper avoid live wallpaper.
- Turn off the automatic brightness and keep it low as possible.
This includes you Bluetooth wifi and 3g network. Use wifi only if you have strong signal same apply for 3g network. Turn on the 3g network when you have to browse the internet. In the standby mode 3G eats more battery.
Use the flight mode if you have extremely low battery, it will disable all the connectivity and you will amazed to how long your battery can last in flight mode. Lower you update frequencies you can do it from here frequency settings-> accounts & sync.
If you have any other idea that had saved your battery life , let me know by commenting below.