KAPPA TECHNOLOGY BLOG 

HOW TO IMPROVE SMARTPHONE BATTERY LIFE

July 12, 2017

 

The instructions to the various settings listed below may vary slightly depending on the version of smartphone.

 

Keep in mind a lot of the settings listed can be accessed through the Control Center on an iPhone and the Quick Settings on a Samsung Galaxy​

 

  • Open Control Center on iPhone > Swipe up from the bottom edge of any screen.

  • Open Quick Setting on Galaxy > Swipe down from the top edge of any screen.

 

Dim The Screen Brightness

 

Iphone:

  1. Go to Settings > Display & Brightness > drag the slider to the right or left.

  2. If your iOS device has an ambient-light sensor, you'll see an Auto-Brightness setting under the slider.  ​​

     

    Keep The Screen Timeout Short

     

    ​​Iphone:

    1. Go to Settings > General > Auto-lock > Select a timeout option.

    ​Galaxy:

    1. ​​Go to Settings > Display > Screen timeout > Select a timeout option. ​​

     

     

    Turn Off Bluetooth

     

    ​​Iphone:

    1. Go to Settings > General > Bluetooth > Slide the toggle Bluetooth to Off.

     

    ​Galaxy:

    1. ​​Go to Settings > Slide toggle next to Bluetooth option to left to turn it Off. ​​

     

    Turn off Location Services

     

    ​​Iphone:

    1. Go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services > Here you can view a list of apps that have access to your location information, and a toggle switch to turn off Location Services entirely. 

    2. You can also keep the Location Services on and choose from the list of apps to keep on or off individually.

    ​Galaxy:

    1. ​​Go to Settings > Location > Slide the Location toggle to Off.

     

    Don't Use Vibrate

     

    ​​Iphone:

    1. Go to Settings > Sounds >  Vibrate on Ring > Toggle to Off position.

    2. Vibrate on Silent > Toggle to Off position.

    ​Galaxy:

    1. ​​Go to Settings > Sounds > Ensure the Vibrate when Ringing box is not checked.

     

    Turn Off Non-Essential Notifications

     

    ​​Iphone:

    1. Go to Settings > Notifications > Select each App listed > Toggle to Off position.

    ​Galaxy:

    1. ​​Go to Settings > Sounds & Notifications >  App notifications > Select each App listed > Toggle to Off position.

     

    Push Email

     

    ​​Iphone:

    1. Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Fetch New Data > Push > Toggle to Off position.

    ​Galaxy:

    1. ​​Go to Settings > Accounts >  Select email account >  Toggle Sync Email to Off position.

    1. Go to Settings > Display > Brightness > Mark the box for Automatic brightness to let your device adjust the display brightness using its sensors. 

    2. To manually adjust the brightness > drag the slider to the right or left.

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