11 Simple Ways to Increase your Mobile Battery Life

There are many ways which you can increase the life of your mobile phone battery. There is one sure shot way of increasing the life of your mobile battery, just switch your mobile off, and that’s it you are done. Oh I forgot to mention one more advantage. You will also be able to cut down on your phone bills as well. Isn’t this like killing two birds with one stone – lengthen the battery life and cut down on costs as well.

But well, jokes aside, here are some mobile battery life saving tips:

Keypad Tones

Let us start from a very basic thing like keypad tones. A keypad makes a sound when the keys are pressed. Now, for making these sounds, it will definitely require more power. And this ‘more power’ will obviously come from the battery. Keypad tones are good for those people who have blurry eye sight. With the sounds they can make up for the fact if the keys are pressed or not.

But for normal people, it is better to avoid the keypad tones. The music eats up the battery power and reduces the storage, resulting in more usage of the battery. In my opinion, the best way is to switch off the keypad tones altogether. Or if you must use it, keep it to the lowest possible value.

It would be better if you keep the ringing volume of your phone to as low as possible.


At most avoid using the ‘vibrating feature’ in your phone. Vibration uses up more power of battery than anything else.

Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

Wi-fi and Bluetooth are the two features which eat up the power of the mobile phones. So, the use of Wi-fi and Bluetooth should be done with great care. Some people tend to leave them on even when it is not being used. This should be totally avoided.


It may not be a much-talked about feature, but the brightness silently keeps on eating through your battery life. The brighter the screen, the more the power it will use and the faster the battery will drain out. The same rule goes for the TV sets as well. The brighter the screen of your TV sets, the lower the life of the picture tube will be.

Wallpapers and Screensaver

The screensaver is one thing that consumes a lot of power to keep itself running. The best way is to keep a simple wallpaper that would not hurt the battery much. Dumping the screensaver option for good will prove beneficial to your mobile battery

Along with that, there is a feature which allows you set the display light out time. Set this time to as low as possible. This will switch off the lights inside your mobile phone at the earliest, instead of waiting for them to be switched off automatically.


Applications are the hidden enemies of your mobile battery unless you terminate them. When done with working with the apps, confirm that they have indeed been terminated. On some occasions, pressing the end key means terminating the apps. However, this is a mistake and should be clarified. You can confirm if the apps are running or not by pressing and holding the end keys.

If the apps are running in the background, they will show up. Instantly terminate the ones that you do not need.

Automatic Updates

There are many phones out there that support automatic updates. Set your own time interval for these automatic updates so that there will not be undue use of the battery power. Set the interval of a couple of hours or so if possible.

Games and Music

Games and music are the two of the biggest battery-hungry items. They literally use up the battery power to a greater and faster extent. There are some games which makes very loud but pleasing sounds. One tends to keep hearing them again and again. This of course, leads to more usage of battery.

Music and radio are another apps that are power-hungry. The best ways are to making lesser use of playing games or listening to music and radio. Do understand one thing, mobile is not a device that would fully satisfy your hunger for games and music. So understand its limitations.

Recharging the battery

For better performance, it is advised to recharge the battery as often as possible. This helps in ensure that all the electrons in the battery move freely. The present Lithium-ion batteries are happy to be recharged fully. To recharge the batteries before they get completely drained out.

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