If you ask smartphone users ” what is worst thing in your mobile?” Then mostly they will say the “Battery Backup.” Phone technology is improving day by day. But there is not much change in battery life of the smartphone. Today we will discuss with you how can we get most from the battery of smartphone.
These ideas will not make your battery supercharge like a basic phone battery but you will get the most of the juice of battery & phone will work until you reach home. These ideas are written for Android Battery Backup but these will apply on most of the smartphones. The difference is only in the setting steps.
20 Tips That Supercharge Your Smartphone battery Backup
1.Reduce the brightness-
The most of the battery used by touch screen of the smartphone. It uses near about 50% of the total battery consumption. Big, Bright & Hd screen means you need more battery power. If you have auto brightness controls then put it on or adjust screen brightness near about 50%. This will increase some battery backup.
2.Turn-off GPS, Wi-fi, Bluetooth-
You would hardly used GPS (Global Positioning System). But if you turn on it always it also consume lots of battery. Always turn on it when you need it. same do with Wi-fi. ( Settings>>Wireless Settings>> Wi Fi).
Phone consume more battery in vibrate mode as compared to ringtone. So always use vibration mode when you really need it. Otherwise turn it off. (Settings>> Sound and Display>> Phone Vibrate)
4.Don’t use Live Wallpaper-
Don’t use live or animated wallpapers. These wallpapers looks nice but these are the enemy of the battery life. Use a dark picture instead of animated wallpapers.
5. Reduce the Screen Timeout-
Screen timeout means if you doesn’t do anything on phone then Its screen Lights turn off automatically. It will also increase some Battery life. (Settings>> Sound & Display>>Screen timeout).
6. Camera & Video Recording-
When the battery is low don’t use Camera or Video Recording. These will want more power to run.
7.Close Applications properly-
New users do this mistake mostly. Applications will not stop by pressing the Home button. These are running continuously in the background. To close the application press the back button until you exit from the app. Or use exit option.
8.Don’t Download Crummy Apps-
Millions of apps are available free for download that doesn’t mean you make your phone a app garbage home. Apps you don’t use remove them.
9.Find Battery Use-
Go to Phone Settings (Settings >> About Phone>>Battery Use) see how much battery is spent by an application. If an unnecessary application consuming battery then remove it or disable.
10.Check 2G-3G Mode-
So much so that you do not even have 3G mobile plan and your phone GSM / WCDMA (Auto Mode) is running on. To check phone running mode (Settings >>More Settings>>Mobile Networks>>Network Mode). If you are not using 3G then turn it to GSM Only.
11. Get rid of widgets –
Widgets are the Big icons that occupy much space on the screen of your phone. Such as weather prediction , or widgets for Facebook and Twitter. The widget updates automatically
12.Use the phone’s inbuilt Power Saver-
If your phone already have power saver mode then put in on. This will reduce the screen brightness & turn off some unnecessary applications. But don’t download any power saving application from playstore. These types of apps uses more battery that they save.
13.Turn off Location Services-
14.Don’t let the Auto Update Apps-
All android apps updated day to day. This will not only use the More battery also increase the internet data consuming. To turn off auto update Goto ( Menu>> Play Store>> Settings>>Auto –update apps) and set Do not auto update. But update all your apps in a week.
15.Reduce Apps, Sync Interval-
Ever noticed how your phone services that are constantly going on – ie Sync happen. Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Office, Mail, Google Plus … They undergo a battery and data. If you don’t want o turn it off then Goto settings & reduce the sync Interval. If possible use Browser bookmarks instead of using apps like facebook, Twitter.
16 . Uninstall or Disable unnecessary Apps-
It is easy to remove downloaded apps But what to do with apps that come inbuilt. If you have android version 4.0 or upper you can disable them. Go to (Settings>> Application Manager>>All) & disable the inbuilt services that you are not using. Remember don’t disable the services that you don’t know about.
17. Do Firmware Update-
Always check for latest firmware updates. If you find any, update your phone. Some phones have OTA (Over The Air) Firmware Update option. But for some phones you have to connect them with computer for update or go to service center for that. if battery consuming so fast after firmware update then format your memory card this will increase the battery life.
18. Use Black if you have AMOLED Screen-
If you have amoled screen phone then love the black color. Change the background color to black & try do use every app in black color if color option available. This will increase the battery backup of your smartphone.
19. Do not use two Antivirus–
Don’t use two antivirus at all. This will not secure your phone. This will decrease the phone performance also consume more battery.
20.Turn off Animations-
If you want your battery perform well then turn on animation of all applications. It will reduce the style but increase the battery backup. Go to (Settings>> Developer Options>> Drawing) and turn off the animation of applications or reduce the animation scale. If your phone is going to be turn off, Switch of the mobile data. This will
These are the some easy settings that will become the Extra Battery Pack for Smartphone.