It’s very popular word we can hear around is “smartphone battery sucks”. But ever we tried to understand that it’s quite easy to save battery life if we use our smartphone wisely? Yes, it’s not at all difficult task for smart users of smart devices. Let me highlight few tips using them you can easily save iPhone battery life and few best ways you may use.
Tips to Save iPhone Battery Life
It’s never advisable to spend huge money for battery replacement. Neither you can use them for few minutes in a day to save battery life nor charge your iPhone after every 30 minutes or 40 minutes of use. No worries, Hold your iPhone device, follow one by one tips to save battery life and share it with others.
TIP #1 – Disable Auto Email Fetching
Obviously you would have configured email accounts on your iPhone and they are keep checking for new email messages and killing battery life. I strongly suggest don’t keep them auto and when required you can check them manually.
Follow Settings –> Mail, Contact, Calendar –> Fetch New Data –> Manually
TIP #2 – Enable Auto Brightness
Most of us have adjusted brightness to full but do you know iPhone mobile phones having extremely close light sensor and which will adjust device’s brightness in very efficient way according to light around it. This will save battery life and help you to have best brightness to give best visibility.
Follow Settings –> Brightness & Wallpaper –> Auto-brightness On
P.S. You also can have manual but very low brightness
TIP #3 – Turn off 3G
Yes that’s very much true that keeping on 3G all the time kills your iPhone’s battery life. You may be the best person to judge when to switch ON 3G feature. Of-course if you are into business where you always need faster internet and you can’t disable 3G, you can at least do that while sleeping or traveling.
Follow Settings –> General –> Cellular –> Enable 3G Off (slide to On and Off)
TIP #4 – Enable Auto-Lock
If you are not using Auto lock feature your battery will surely finish early. You must have Auto-lock enabled and with lesser time. Else active apps and lightning will kill the battery rapidly.
Follow Settings –> General –> Autolock
TIP #5 – Turn off unwanted Notifications
All smartphone along with iOS devices keeps lots of notifications ON by default for various apps and games. Notifications sucks mobile battery life as they use sounds, lights and vibration. Keeping only required notifications ON will always help you to save iPhone battery.
Follow Settings –> Notifications
Important: Fewer notifications you use, better battery stand by time you will have
TIP #6 – Turn off Bluetooth
Always using Bluetooth feature ? I know your answer is NO, then it’s really waste of battery if you keep bluetooth ON all the time. Simple OFF bluetooth while not using.
Follow Settings –> General –> Bluetooth
TIP #7 – WiFi OFF while not using
When we are near to hotspot wifi known access points we can get superfast internet using them. But when we are away and still if Wifi is on, it will keep searching for hotspot and drain battery drastically. Hence keep wifi OFF when you are away from known Wifi access points.
Follow Settings –> WiFi –> OFF
TIP #8 – Remove active Apps from Background
Since iPhone is the most stylist smartphone in the market, we ofcourse playing with lots of apps on the device and forget to switch them off from running in background. All active apps (but not being used) will drain your battery rapidly.
Follow Double click on Main button –> Tap, Hold and close active apps one by one
TIP #9 – Turn Off Location Service
We might not need to use compass all the time nor GPS. Similar to Wifi, Location service also keep looking for signals and locations all the time if it’s not turned off. Few Apps also enable location service while using those Apps. Disable location service for apps for which you might not need it to be enabled and by default you can turn it OFF to save battery.
Follow Settings –> Privacy –> Location Services –> Off
TIP #10 – Last and Best Tip to Save iPhone Battery
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- Don’t use iPhone 24×7, give sometime for non virtual world too
Hope, above all 10 tips would have helped you to understand how to save iPhone battery and extend battery life for iPhone 4, 4s and 5.