How to Increase and Improve Android Mobile & Tablet Battery Life

If you’re the one suffering from the battery draining issue on your Android phone and looking for ways to increase and improve android battery life, then you must read this article.

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We all know that android mobile are smart mobile devices which are literally more portable than netbooks or laptops. But the fact is that their power requirement is very low in comparison to the mini. Due to high usage of inbuilt feature of these Smartphone the battery drains quickly  in comparison to feature phones

But if you try to use in moderation or trying some energy saving tweak , any android mobile and tablet battery life can be extended. Now the question is that it can be done? Here in this article I’m going to share with you answer to question i.e. How to Increase and improve android battery life of mobile & tablet. So with any further ado, lets we start with first tweak i.e.

1. Fully Cycle Charge

Make sure to charge the battery of android device once a month just to maintain efficiency of the battery. Charge your battery only when your device left with minimum 20% battery. Also keep in mind that all this must be followed without any pause.

2. Suitable Temperature

Keep in mind that the best temperature for charging battery must be in between 0-45 degree. Too low and high temperature can also harm your battery. Also, try to protect your Android  device to come in direct contact of sun rays and any source of high temperature.

3.  Breathe Freely

Try to take off the android cases and cover while charging your device. If not, then chances are that it will generate lots of heat which is not good for your Android device.

4. Disable Wi-Fi

WI-Fi is one of convenient features of every Smartphone, but if consumed lots of power in comparison to 3G network. Only use this feature when needed otherwise disable it. Just by doing this simple tweak you can save lots of batteries.

5. Mobile Data

3G and 4G network consume lots of power in comparison to 2G network. So enable 3G or 4G only when you’re using your data, otherwise keep it off.

6. Disable Auto Sync

For background data, the Auto Sync feature is used for Google real time synchronization such as Gmail, Google Contacts, etc. So try to disable this feature if not needed by you.

7. Disable Bluetooth

Like WI-Fi, Bluetooth also consume lots of power and specially headset connected via Bluetooth. So if you’re not this feature, please turn off your Bluetooth.

8. Short Screen Timeout

You can conserve lots of batteries just by reducing the screen timeout . If possible try to make it one min or shorter.

9. Adjust Brightness

More the brightness more power will be consumed by your Android device. If possible, make sure to use your device on less brightness.

10. Disable Apps in Background

The app runs in the background also consumes lots of energy silently. So keep that in mind that no app is running in the background.

11. Disable Auto Update Feature

Most of android apps provide you an auto update option which updates your apps whenever a new update is available, but this process also eats up lots of power silently. So make sure uncheck this option and update app manually.

12. Close Mobile Vibration

The vibration feature consumes lots of battery power, if possible try to use this feature only when it’s necessary and you don’t want to disturb other people surround you from your ringtones and notification tones.

13. Use Power Control Widget

Every android device comes with this power control widget, if it’s already in your homescreen, then its ok. Otherwise long press on your desktop and select the widget and scroll till you didn’t get the power control widget.

14. Remove Unnecessary Homescreen Widget

Homescreen widgets also eat up lots of battery power, so make sure to use only those widgets which are necessary.

15. Disable GPS

GPS consumes lots of battery power just like wifi and 3G or 4G network. If you’re not using this feature to make sure to disable this feature.

16. Use Facebook & Twitter If needed

Some social sites like twitter, Facebook, Google Plus and many other consume lots of battery life, So if necessary try to avoid these sites if you’re traveling and you don’t have any spare battery and source to charge your Android device.

17. Enable Airplane Mode

If you’re travelling try to put your android device on Airplane mode to conserve some battery.

18. Use power saving apps

You can use android apps like Juice defender which are specially designed to help user in lower battery consumption and squeeze more power out of their devices’ batteries.

19. Ad-Free Apps and Games

Try to install ad-free apps and games or the premium app just to conserve battery of your device. Because according to some survey  its proved that free apps consume lots of power due to ads running on it.

20. Wallpapers and themes

Try to avoid live wallpapers and dark themes, because these both can also take a toll on your device’s battery life

21. Root your Android Device

There are lots of drawbacks of Rooting your Android device. But it also has one attractive advantage i.e. It improves your android device’s battery life. You can read more about What is Rooting and Unrooting in Android

Note: These are just suggestions, whether you want to apply these on your device or not its upto. Also if you tried this on your device. Don’t forget to share with me that whether this tip really helps you in Increasing and Improving your device battery life or not. Also if you any other tip which I forget to share shoot it in the comment section.

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Viney Dhiman

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14 Responses

  1. Prasanna says:

    Hi Buddy,

    It’s an good article to read and practically executable for real life. As said, the major issue with the smartphones is Battery, I am sure that if following the steps described by you can make use the device full.

    Thanks for sharing!

  2. laxman says:

    really very use full tips before my mobile last not even a day but after changeing some settings my battery backup is increased and now it easylt lasts a day

  3. Arjun says:

    Shut everything off and the battery would last forever. !!

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  5. Set your screen timeout to the shortest length possible. Turn unnecessary hardware features off. Uninstall unnecessary apps that keeps running even if you are not using them. Batteries work best in cooler temperatures, with prolonged warm periods gradually lowering their efficiency over time.

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