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10+ Hacks To Increase Battery Life Of Your Smartphone


The smartphones have changed the definition of having a mobile phone. Before smartphones, the feature phones could do very less more than making calls and sending text messages.

10+ Hacks To Increase Battery Life Of Your Smartphone
10+ Hacks To Increase Battery Life Of Your Smartphone

The smartphones provided its users with a hell lot of things to do on a mobile phone. Now, people use their mobile phones now and then to do things such as chat with friends, play games, watch movies or shows, listen to songs, search for information or a location, etc. in addition to making calls and sending text messages. Due to this, the battery life of smartphones is very short as compared to that of feature phones.

The feature phone’s battery would go on until days without charging but, the smartphones need to be charged daily or even twice a day depending upon the usage of the smartphone. Even though the mobile manufacturing companies provide with large battery backups such as 3000 mAh or 4000 mAh in their smartphones still, some people feel the necessity of a longer battery life. In this case, some battery optimization steps need to be taken to extend the battery life of a smartphone considerably. Hence, listed below are some methods which will surely help you to add some extra time in your smartphone’s battery life.

Top 10+ Tips To Increase Battery Life of Your Smartphone 

#1 Use Black Wallpaper

Black wallpapers on AMOLED screens can help increase battery life as AMOLED screens only illuminate the colored pixels. Since black requires no pixel to be lit, it prevents battery drain.

#2 Low Brightness

Highest battery consumption is due to high brightness. You can save a lot of battery on your smartphone by reducing the brightness. The auto-brightness option adjusts the brightness efficiently for you, but sometimes it doesn’t so always keep a manual check on the intensity.

#3 Manage apps

Keep the apps on your smartphone updated because developers add features which do reduce battery and RAM consumption on your smartphone. Also, delete apps which are of no use since they might be eating your battery.

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#4 Use Hibernating Apps

Apps such as green, hibernate, etc. let you put apps into hibernation. When hibernated, these apps cannot operate in the background and hence, saves your precious battery life.

#5 Turn off Unwanted Things

GPS, Bluetooth, WiFi, mobile data, etc. heavily drain your battery because they repeated the search for better signals. Turn these off whenever they are not needed. In places where your phone doesn’t receive any signal, it is best to put it on ‘Airplane Mode.’

#6 Avoid Widgets

Keep the count of widgets you use low. Also, avoid widgets which tell you about the weather and others which are connected to the internet since they drain too much battery. Delete all the unwanted widgets from your smartphone right away.

#7 Search for inbuilt Battery Saving Option

Each and every ROM provides some or the other option which lets you save up on your battery. Find this option on your device and switch it on.

#8 Take Care of Your Smartphone

It is recommended to avoid direct contact with your smartphone and the sunlight for a long time. High temperature causes the battery to drain out quickly while at normal temperature, they work optimally.

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#9 Shorter Screen Timeout

Some people tend to leave their phones unlocked before putting it away after use. In such a case, if the screen timeout time is longer, the screen display will remain on for that amount of time. Every time a notification arrives, your phone will be awake for a longer period resulting in loss of battery. Hence, reduce the screen timeout time to save battery on your smartphone.

#10 Stop Auto-Syncing

Turn off the Auto-Sync for Google accounts. Auto-Sync just updates your Google Accounts time to time. But, apps such as Gmail can be refreshed manually and doesn’t require auto-sync. Syncing these apps only when you open the app will help you conserve your battery life.

#11 Put The Vibrations Away

Vibrations eat up a lot of your battery life. Vibrations help you better with notification of an incoming call or message but, it serves as one of the best battery drainers. Avoid using vibrations as your notifiers to add some more time to your battery life.

Efficient? These are some of the most useful tips which will surely increase your battery life considerably without affecting your comfort. You can try these tips on your smartphone and get instant results. Did we miss out an important and efficient tip? If yes then, please let us know in the comments.

Mukesh Bhardwaj
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Editor - An aspiring Web Entrepreneur and avid Tech Geek. He loves to cover topics related to iOS, Tech News, and the latest tricks and tips floating over the Internet.