We always think of getting more and more features in a smartphone like better display, availability of wireless connectivity features like Wi-Fi 3G NFC etc, better performance and so on.
The word better never has a limit. So with all these features, we need to compromise over the battery life. People use to rush for the charging slots in the public places. That is very disappointing.
So, guys! We can bring out the best of the battery of a smartphone by following simple tips to improve smartphone battery life. I am not saying that I am going to wave a magic wand and your smartphone’s battery life will improve. I am going to tell you some necessary tips to improve smartphone battery life by simply managing your smartphone’s settings and applications.
Tips To Improve Smartphone Battery Life
Put off Sounds & Vibrations
Yes, you should put off sounds which are unnecessary like the key-tap sounds, warning sounds, incoming calls or messages alert sounds or even notification sounds to save battery life. It can save few percents of your smartphone battery. Thus your phone would be able to work for more few minutes (20 to 30 minutes). A smartphone owner can know the importance of 20-30 minutes. So, do turn off sounds and other alerts of the device.
Similarly, you should also turn off the unnecessary vibrations from the phone. According to me one should turn off vibrations of every possible alert other than calls.
Adjust Brightness Level
Whenever you feel that your battery of the phone will end soon, you should always adjust the brightness to the lower possible visibility level. Lower the brightness would be, more the smartphone will run. However, it is recommended to keep the brightness level of your smartphone at range level ranging between 33% to 45%.
The higher brightness also causes damage to eyes. It should be noted that at the night time, you can put the brightness level to minimum level. In day time, the automatic brightness adjustment option should e welcomed.
Reduce the Screen Timeout Period
Every smartphone has a feature of screen timeout. It should be as low as possible. Since, the display consumes too much battery power, there should be precautions entertained to save as much as battery when the display is not in use.
So, screen timeout feature can save significant battery power by just switching off the phone’s display as per the time set by the user, I suggest to keep the screen timeout at 10 seconds only. So, the screen will turn off every 10 seconds, if you are not using it.
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Fully Charge Battery
This tip to improve smartphone battery life also applies to the featured phones. Smartphones generally use the Lithium ion based batteries. So, let the battery drain first completely and then charge it fully to maintain a complete charge cycle of about 2-3 hours. When your device will get fully charged, it’ll notify you through the Battery Fully charged message, you yourself will experience an increase in your smartphone battery life.
It should be noted that due to higher penetration of smartphones into our lives, we cannot even live a second without our handy gadget, the early removal of phone through plug (before full charge) will also not cause any harm to battery. But to improve smartphone battery life, the full charge cycle is very necessary.
Terminate Irrelevant Apps
Since smartphone entertains the users with their multitasking abilities, the users unusually press on the Home Key and thus keeping the application on and consuming RAM. So, guys! Consumption of more RAM drains battery faster.
So, always close the apps which you have used and thus improve smartphone battery life. You can open the RAM manager or Task manager to kill the running apps and to check the amount of RAM being consumed at that particular instant. For the Android users, the Task manager has an option of clear RAM memory to close all the applications.
Disable GPS, Data Pack, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi after Use
GPS is very power consuming which runs both the GPS module and the internet data pack (2G or 3G). Browsing and searching on maps are very power consuming. So, it is recommended to immediately turn these features off mobile data pack, Wi-Fi module and GPS feature, whenever you are done with them.
Similarly putting on unnecessary Bluetooth or NFC features can lead to drain battery faster. So, be aware of these wireless features enable and disable functions. Only switch on them when required.
So, I think now you have enough tips to improve smartphone battery life. The above tips will definitely append 4-5 hours to your phone’s battery backup.