These smart hacks can help expand your smartphone’s battery life

First Published Dec 14, 2020, 2:58 PM IST

Are you worried about running out of charge when outside? Then, here are 5 simple tips that will come in handy to expand your smartphone's battery life, read on.

<p>There are many reasons behind your mobile phone's battery-life going down. Here are few hacks that are useful in terms of keeping it safe for a while when you are out somewhere.</p>

There are many reasons behind your mobile phone's battery-life going down. Here are few hacks that are useful in terms of keeping it safe for a while when you are out somewhere.

<p><strong>Turn off your GPS:</strong> GPS squeezes out a lot of battery life from your mobile phones. So if it is not necessary, then turn your GPS off.</p>

Turn off your GPS: GPS squeezes out a lot of battery life from your mobile phones. So if it is not necessary, then turn your GPS off.

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<strong>Shift to Dark mode: </strong>Updated smartphones come with an inbuilt dark-themed display background. If you have an OLED screen, then it will produce rich backlight instead of individual pixels, saving the battery life.</p>


Shift to Dark mode: Updated smartphones come with an inbuilt dark-themed display background. If you have an OLED screen, then it will produce rich backlight instead of individual pixels, saving the battery life.

<p><strong>Limit your running apps: </strong>Clear your running apps from the recent items. Restrict some apps from running in the background; this will help to save the battery.<br />
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Limit your running apps: Clear your running apps from the recent items. Restrict some apps from running in the background; this will help to save the battery.
 

<p><strong>Beware of the battery killers:</strong> Some apps get affected by the bugs, which further causes in reducing the battery life from your mobile phones. Get rid of them, Go to Settings &gt; Battery &gt; Power Usage and monitor the power usage of the apps. You can also install a third-party assistant to keep an eye on such kind of app behaviour.</p>

Beware of the battery killers: Some apps get affected by the bugs, which further causes in reducing the battery life from your mobile phones. Get rid of them, Go to Settings > Battery > Power Usage and monitor the power usage of the apps. You can also install a third-party assistant to keep an eye on such kind of app behaviour.

<p><strong>Use Lite-apps: </strong>Install lite-apps like Facebook lite, Messenger lite, as lite-apps help in restoring the battery life instead of minimizing it.</p>

Use Lite-apps: Install lite-apps like Facebook lite, Messenger lite, as lite-apps help in restoring the battery life instead of minimizing it.