Optimization is of the essence in today’s digital era. With everyone working on the go, the focus has shifted from the lap to the palm and you are unbelievably spoilt for choice here with the plenitude of cool features and smart apps for a smarter you. Welcome to the era of smartphones!
There is so much to do, so much to see, so much to share, and all this energy should not be sapped by the ever irritating ‘Battery Low’ beep. Life has moved into the third dimension, from 2G to 3G, and now we have to manage, not only ourselves, but our droids’ batteries as well, to keep pace with the blistering speeds.
Android phones have several options that enable you to maintain optimum settings for enhanced battery life. Make sure to go through all the battery saving and related settings thoroughly.
The endless number of tweaks these ‘Mean Machines’ have had to endure when it comes to design as well as software upgrades, the battery life sure has taken a beating. Even then, battery life greatly depends on the usage and the user. There are several ways in which you can take care of your phone to save precious battery life. You can find here, some of the simpler ways to get the maximum out of your battery.
Android phones come with a built in special feature which allows you to check not only the battery usage, but also the different applications which use up your battery the most. This amazing feature allows you to shut down the apps that are gorging up your battery. Just like you would with your PCs, install a Task Manager and get rid of all the unnecessary applications that sap the life out of your precious battery.
Make sure to check for updated apps; these are usually designed in a manner to consume less battery hence saving you the trouble. Automatic updates are available, however, check for the one’s that require to be updated manually. Another great thing to do would be to completely rid your phone of all the applications which are not really applicable to you. Also, do not clutter your home screen with unnecessary widgets. Remove the one’s that are not so important to save battery.
The other usual setting adjustments would be to:
- Make your backlight less bright;
- When you are not using them, disable wi-fi and bluetoothe – you would not need them on all day, turn them off when you do not need them;
- The Android Power Widget helps you to turn on or off your connectivity without any hassle – make sure its on your home screen;
- The GPS feature is positively ‘battery-phillic’, so keep it disabled when not in use;
- Animated wallpapers are cool indeed, but they are capable of eating up a huge chunk of your battery; Stay away from them unless you feel they are truly, utterly essential.
- Similarly, the Adobe Flash is another mighty battery-eater; change the default settings to suit your needs.