Top 5 Smartphone Battery Saving Tips
Running on empty?
It’s frustrating when you’re struggling to make your iPhone’s battery last between charges, so we have put together our top 5 battery saving tips, to help make your smartphone last longer.
1. Dim the screen brightness or use auto brightness
The screen drains battery faster than anything else and the brighter it is, the faster it drains. Most phones include an auto-brightness feature that automatically adjusts the screen's brightness to suit ambient lighting levels. This mode uses less power than constantly running your screen at full brightness.
2. Don't leaves apps running in the background
By killing apps that you aren't actually using, you can drastically reduce power consumption, which will help pro-long your battery life.
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3. Turn of vibration
Vibration mode will drain battery life! It actually takes more battery power to vibrate your phone than it does to ring it so only use vibration if necessary.
4. Reduce your auto-lock time
When you stop using it, your phone takes a set amount of time to turn the screen off. Set it as low as you can without it becoming annoying, and you’ll save a decent amount of battery life over time.
5. Disable push notifications
Having your phone constantly check if there's new emails or notifications from apps is a waste of power. Instead of allowing notifications to be pushed to your phone at any time, change the setting to search for notifications every 15 minutes - 1 hour.
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