As a platform, Android has improved with each iteration and task management, and multitasking keeps getting smarter.
Android devices are really powerful, but unfortunately, they don’t have an endless battery life. The average Android smartphone/tablet stays juiced up for 6 hours 38 minutes. One of the first complaints from Android users is that the battery doesn’t seem to live up to expectations. Many Android users frequently bewail the battery life of many Android devices.
Boost your battery life for free With these helpful tips, however, you can maximize your phone’s battery life, delaying the inevitable hunt for electrical outlets as long as possible. Battery life is mostly affected by the Big Three: Signal Strength, Radio Usage, and Screen Brightness / On Time.
Tips to boost smartphone’s battery life
- Deactivate WiFi, GPS, Mobile Data, NFC, Bluetooth (if you do not need them)
- If you’re not in an 3G/4G area, turn off 3G/4G.
- Don’t leave apps running in the background : – you can tap the recent apps multitasking button and simply swipe apps of the screen to close them. In some cases this doesn’t completely stop the app, so tap Settings, Apps then go to Running, and hit the Stop button.
- Disable automatic updates for widget.
- Adjust the Brightness / Set display brightness to adjust automatically : – When you are indoors, set your screen brightness level to the lowest setting ,Dimming the screen’s brightness extends battery life.manually set it to 40-50% in order to conserve battery.>>Settings » Sound & Display » Brightness
- Set a shorter screen timeout :- >>Settings » Sound & display » Screen timeout
- Disable Animated Wallpaper.
- Disable Unnecessary Home Screen widget.
- Don’t use maps or weather apps :- Applications that actively use location and GPS services such as Maps reduce battery life.
- Turn off Location Services :- which links your phone to satellites that work in tandem with those services to bring you relevant data.
- Use Airplane Mode or Flight Mode in low/no-coverage areas :- Because your phone always tries to maintain a connection with the network, it may use more power in low- or no-coverage areas.
- Disable or Remove Applications That You Aren’t Using.
- Turn Off Vibrations :- In places where it doesn’t matter.
- Shutdown instant messaging.
- Turn off auto Sync
- Power saving mode :- For instance, power saving mode usually limits CPU use, reduces screen brightness, deactivates haptic feedback, disable data network when the screen is asleep, and lowers the brightness level of the browser’s background color.
- Lock Your phone :- Lock your phone when you’re not using it.
- Maintain Cool Temperature :- You can also protect your battery by keeping your phone cool .The recommended storage temperature for most batteries is 15C (59F), while the maximum safe temperature is typically between 40C and 50C an average temperature of 25C, a lithium-ion battery will lose 20 per cent of its maximum capacity every year. At 40C, it jumps to 35 percent. Your phone works best from 0° to 35°C. Keeping your phone as near room temperature as possible (22° C or 72° F) is ideal.
You can add some time with a portable power pack, but this will cost you at least $20.(External batteries like the Mophie Juice Pack for iPhone and some Android models or Belkin’s Power Pack 2000 add extra life.)