Smartphones and tablets today may be smart but when it comes to battery life, they all disappoint. So these devices are only as smart as their users. Using a few simple tips, apps and accessories in your daily routine can help maximize the battery of your device. So get smart and productive with these six tips to boost the battery life of your smartphones and tablets.
Keep your phone and tablet’s wi-fi, bluetooth, GPS and NFC connectivity switched off when not required.
The vibrating feedback from the phone every time you touch the screen might feel nice, but switching it off saves battery life.
Close and/or Uninstall apps
Various apps run in the background and constantly consume battery. If you are not using a particular app, close it or better uninstall it.
Display is one of the biggest battery drainers on a phone. Instead of opting for automatic brightness in settings, manually set it to 40-50% in order to conserve battery.
This free app is available for iOS and Android. It shows which apps are consuming more battery and the remaining battery time of the device. The Android app also lets you do one-touch optimization of the battery.
Carat is available for both Android as well as iOS and shows how much power each running app is consuming. After a week’s usage, it starts giving recommendations on phone usage to improve battery life.