How to Save Phone Battery Life [12 Best Practices]

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If you’re more concerned about your phone’s battery usage, then this article is for you. These are a few best practices to save your phone battery life:

  • Reduce screen brightness: The brighter your screen, the more power it uses. Consider lowering the screen brightness to extend battery life.
  • Turn off vibrate on touch: Vibrating the phone when you touch it consumes power. You can turn this off in the “Sound and vibration” settings.
  • Turn off unnecessary features: Consider turning off features that you don’t use often, such as GPS, Bluetooth, and NFC. These features can drain your battery if they are left on.
  • Use power-saving mode: Many smartphones have a power-saving mode that can help extend battery life by limiting background app activity and reducing the performance of the phone. You can usually find this mode in the “Battery” or “Power” settings.
  • Charge your phone properly: Avoid overcharging your phone and try to charge it when it reaches around 20% battery life. Overcharging can damage the battery and shorten its overall lifespan.
  • Keep your phone cool: Excessive heat can also damage the battery and reduce its overall lifespan. Try to keep your phone in a cool place when it’s not in use.
  • Keep your phone updated: Make sure you are running the latest version of the operating system. Software updates often include battery-saving improvements.
  • Use a dark wallpaper or theme: Using a dark wallpaper or theme can help save battery life because the phone’s display uses less power to display darker colors.
  • Turn off automatic app updates: Automatic app updates can drain your battery, especially if you have a lot of apps. Consider turning off automatic updates and updating apps manually when you have a stable Wi-Fi connection. Here is how to turn off automatic app updates.
  • Uninstall apps that you don’t use: Keeping unnecessary apps on your phone can drain your battery because they may run in the background and consume power. Uninstalling apps that you don’t use can help improve battery life.
  • Use a battery-saving app: There are many apps available that can help you optimize your battery life by shutting down unnecessary processes and limiting the power consumption of certain apps.
  • Avoid using your phone while it’s charging: Using your phone while it’s charging can slow down the charging process and potentially cause damage to the battery. It’s best to let your phone charge without using it.

By following these tips, you should be able to improve the battery life of your phone and get more use out of it throughout the day.

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