How To Survive When Your Android Phone On Low Battery
Here is the solution to a big problem, basically this problem faced by Android users. The well-known problem of Android, short battery life, now you can resolve very easily. For many reasons an Android’s battery drains very quickly if you know the reason, and break the way of it by doing some simple steps you can acquire a big battery life of your phone and know how to survive when you have a low battery. The following steps are for you, know them, and use them.
Steps To Survive Low Battery On Android
CHECK BATTERY DRAINING APPS AND SERVICES
Nowadays, a large number of Android phones support a built-in system that provides you an idea on the apps that use the most battery of your phone and let you a chance of taking down the battery usage for the particular apps.
The below-mentioned way is for the rogue apps or process which maybe drain the battery, if abandon is possible then you just get from these kinds of apps.
- In Settings click on the ‘Battery‘ option.
- Then, you may see a graph with all the apps that are draining the battery, if apps are not showing tap on the graph.
- On the top list, you will see Cellular signals, WiFi signals, and Screen.
TURN DOWN BRIGHTNESS
Do you use your phone actively, and your phone’s display brightness is also high?
In this case, there is a strong possibility that your phone’s battery will be drained very quickly. Because screen brightness generally uses more battery power of the phone. On the other hand, a similar thing can happen if you enable the ‘Automatic brightness‘ feature. The ‘Automatic brightness‘ feature adjusts the brightness based on light conditions in your surroundings, so you should also disable this feature if it has enabled.
TURN OFF CELLULAR SIGNALS
Mostly, in that areas where users struggling to get enough signals, there the Cellular signals are one of the biggest battery draining sources. To solve this, you can turn off cellular signals for some time when you not expecting any important text messages, and call. Because it can get the low battery on your android phone.
Do the following steps to turn off the SIM signal
- In ‘Settings‘ click on ‘SIM Settings‘ and turn off the signals to your SIM.
- If you use dual SIM then turn off both signals.
TURN OFF WIFI SIGNALS AND LOCATION DATA
Wi-Fi signals are also eating a huge number of the battery. If you always turn on it, this drain battery very fast. Try to turn off the Wi-Fi signals when you don’t need them, to avoid low battery.
In Android phones, Google services and many apps use location data, if you don’t require any location-based services all the time, you can disable that, because this is also a reason of low battery of your android phone.
To turn off Location data, go to Settings > Location > tap on the Green switch at the top right corner to turn off.
USE THE BUILT-IN BATTERY POWER SAVER
In Battery Power Saver Mode, an Android user uses the minimum battery. This mode turns off background services, GPS Location, decrease performance, and turn off auto-sync. This mode provides multiple hours of uptime in standby mode and presents the advantages of WiFi services and cellular.
Mainly, these features will good for you if you want to survive the battery of your Android for some extra time. To use the built-in battery power saver do the following.
- In ‘Settings‘ tap on ‘Battery‘.
- All the battery power saving options should find out from there by you.
- There may be more than one power-saving mode, though that depends on the Android phone manufacturers.
- Read the description carefully, and choose the proper one.
STOP RUNNING APPS AND USE A SINGLE COLOR WALLPAPER
There are many apps which are not active but run in the background. For example, you can see the messaging apps. This runs in the background to inform you about messages. These kinds of apps take battery so much to do their work properly. So, if you don’t need them to turn off them through the following way.
[NOTE: ONLY STOP THE APPS EHICH YOU NOT NEEDED BY THE SYSTEM, LIKE AS THIRD-PARTY APPS.]
- In ‘Settings‘ tap on ‘Apps‘.
- Then, swipe left to move to the ‘Running‘ tab and see all background apps.
- There, the running tab which you don’t want to run in the background, quickly tap on that tab. After that, select ‘Stop‘.
Another way of stopping the battery draining quickly is, using a single color dark wallpaper. This may be completely Black wallpaper or can be other dark color wallpaper such as Purple, or Dark Blue. If your phone has an LED display, switch to a light single color wallpaper as LED uses a constant backlight. Do not use live wallpaper if the battery of your phone is low.
PUT APPS ON HIBERNATION
The Android Marshmallow users can use this feature, where it automatically hibernate apps when the phone is on standby, and by this Doze feature, you can survive 8+ hours on standby mode with the low battery.
The hibernated apps will not use any CPU, RAM, network, and other resources. The lollipop or older version’s Android devices users can also get this feature through the free Greenify app.
TURN OFF AUTO SYNC
This is a big thing that uses more battery. Some apps sync data continuously with associated accounts for backup and synchronization purposes and again after some time (few minutes) this sync option starts to look for new data for syncing. If your phone’s battery is too low you must disable auto-syncing.
To stop it do as per following steps
- In the Settings’ tap on ‘Accounts‘.
- All your accounts will come there, like as, Facebook, Skype, or Google account.
- Tap on each account and turn off all the app data that is being synced to these accounts.
- To turn on or off syncing, you will see a google next to each app.
SOME USEFUL QUICK BATTERY SAVING TIPS
A. With a low battery, the phone can survive many hours through away, and that is standby mode. So, you can keep the phone in stand by mode how long you can.
B. You can turn on Airplane mode, if not required to be online, not expecting any messages or call. Signals use the most battery, and the Airplane mode disables all signals, for which that is a great way to survive a dying battery on Android.
C. If these paths are not working for you, means your Android phone’s battery not able to hold on your daily routine then you can go for another option, buy a smart charger (which can be powered by Sunlight or any other sources), or you can buy a portable battery pack.
D. The last and final way of this article is switching off the Android phone if you not waiting for a message or important call.