The Android phones are probably the most popular electronic devices in the year 2011. Although Android provides nice facilities and entertainment, there are some facts that you need to consider about your android phone. Here are some tips that will help you about the battery life of your android phone. You can get rid of the battery problems by following some simple instructions shown here.
Adjusting the screen
The brighter screen eats more battery. Keep the brightness of your screen at normal level. You can adjust the brightness settings of your device in the Settings > Display > Brightness. Here you will see the check-box for automatic brightness. Just un-check it and apply custom settings for the brightness settings. Set the brightness to normal level so it stops draining more power from your battery.
You can also use the android’s built-in battery screen for reducing the battery usage of your android. Go to Settings > about phone > Battery use. Here you can see the amount of battery used by applications percentage wise. You see, nobody uses all the applications at the same time; all you do is minimizing your apps. So you can smartly choose which apps to use and which one to not.
Turn off wireless services when not in use
The background services for wireless communication are also battery eater. They just have a little work to do but eat lots of battery power. You should close the Bluetooth and WiFi services when there is no use of them. Some people forget to turn the Bluetooth or WiFi off and suffer from the less battery backup time.
Although GPS is good for you to get into anywhere, you don’t use it 24 hours a day, but you keep its background service on. This discharges your battery and reduces your android’s battery life. Turning off GPS and other wireless services would make an effective rise in your android phone’s battery life.
Reducing RSS updates
People usually subscribe to each website’s feeds they take interest in, but never read them all. Do not let your applications to update their feeds automatically. This is because they may use more battery from your android. Some applications need your approval before updating their feeds, and some not. Set the manual mode for update of RSS feeds for the applications.
Use Up-to-date Applications
Keep the latest versions of all applications in your phone. You can also automatically update your applications. Applications developers focus on battery life reduction when developing new versions of their applications. So you should take benefit of latest versions with less battery consumption.
After knowing these tips and tricks, you are now aware of improvement of your android’s battery life. Hope these tips will helpful to you.
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