Smartphone is the lift of most people today. It is something that goes with them everywhere. And with social media becoming a part of our everyday life, it is important that our smartphones are always up and about.
But it is a fact that sooner or later, our smartphone batteries will lose power. When the battery of our smartphones loses power, we get cut off from the rest of the world. Why do our smartphone batteries drain fast? Here are some of the causes and what we can do to extend its life.
Apps use a lot of battery even if it is not in use. If you leave your apps open and running in the background, they will eat up a lot of your battery life. Taking a minute to close all the open apps on your phone will reduce the energy demand on your battery.
Another thing that can drain your battery very fast is screen brightness. If you dim it in the settings, then it can help conserve battery. It will also be easier on your eyes.
Nightmode automatically dims your smartphone when the sun goes down. Your battery will be conserved and your eyes will not be hurt much. Depending on your location, the screen will dim upon sunset.
Another thing that consumes much battery is to set your phone to vibrate whenever it rings or alerts you to message. Your battery will last longer without the vibration.
Check for updates. Updates are designed to make apps on your phone run better. It helps apps run more efficiently to produce less drain on your battery. Check your update alerts. Make sure to download it as soon as possible. Your battery life will increase with this and improve your app-using experience.
Here is a resource where you can read more about caring for your cell phone.
Your smartphone has many features running in the background that you are not aware and is eating up on your battery life. Your battery will not get drained if you restart your smartphone so that these silent features will be closed down. Restarting your phone will only take a few minutes but it will impact how often you need to charge your phone.
Reducing the number of minutes before the screen goes into sleep mode is another way to conserve battery. It will automatically go into sleep mode when it is inactive for a certain period of time.
Use wifi whenever possible. You battery gets strained with network data so better to use wifi whenever possible.
Animated or moving wallpaper for your smartphone should be avoided. They look great but this type of animation requires a lot of battery. Turn off the animation feature of your phone and increase your battery life.