SAMSUNG has made a list of the most battery draining settings you can have on your Android.
A few quick tweaks can significantly increase the life of your Android battery.
If you’ve noticed your battery draining faster, it may be due to one of those settings that deplete vampires.
Here’s a breakdown of customizations per Samsung.
1. REDUCE SCREEN BRIGHTNESS
Reducing the screen brightness can significantly increase battery life.
You only need a brightness of 100 percent outside in the blazing sun.
You can adjust this on an Android device by going to “Settings” then “Display” or swiping down from the notification bar.
2. CHANGE THE BACKGROUND PICTURE TO DARK
This drains your battery much like the brightness does.
You can adjust this by going to your phone’s launcher app by pressing and holding an empty part of your home screen and clicking Settings.
Then choose a dark theme for your screen.
3. REDUCE PHONE SILENCE TIME
You can do this by going to “Settings” and then to “Display”.
Go to the screen timeout and decrease the time.
The lowest time span is 15 seconds.
4. BACKGROUND APP UPDATE
Many apps use your battery in the background to update themselves or send you notifications.
To adjust this, go to Settings, Battery, Device Care, Battery, and then Background Usage Limits.
Turn off background app refresh for your most used apps.
5. Turn on power saving mode
Power saving mode automatically lowers screen brightness, reduces screen resolution, limits processor speed, and stops background network usage.
You can find this in the settings.
6. TURN OFF LOCATION SERVICES
The Location Services setting uses your battery in the background when it’s on.
Disable this by going to “Settings” and then “Location”.
7. TURN DATA ROAMING OFF
This uses battery power to ensure you stay connected to your data.
Disable this by going to Settings, Connections, then Mobile Networks.
Airplane mode can also limit battery usage for data roaming, but blocks all services, including Wi-Fi.
8. INTELLIGENT PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT
This allows you to save time accessing various functions of your phone and thus conserve battery power.
Access it from Settings, Battery, and then Device care.