How to Make Your Smartphone Battery Last Longer

Battery Hog

Have you ever noticed when your cell phone is in an area where there is a weak cell phone or WiFi signal your phone battery drains quickly? Here are some suggestions that should help preserve the battery life on your phone if you won't have access to a charger for a while. 3G / 4G Smartphones are battery and data hogs that need to be charged daily whether they are used or not.  The biggest battery lifesaver is using 2G only if use the general settings feature to turn data services off.  iPhone battery and the Motorola Droid battery along with most smartphones all have relatively short battery lives (4-6 hours of usage) and need to be changed often because of the following factors. Poor 2G, 3G, 4G, LTE, and WiFi signals with too many applications running in the background that need to be killed, or using 4G too much.  Here are 10 ways to improve the battery life of your smartphone:
  1. Turn off data services (3G, LTE, 4G)
  2. Turn the phone off at night 
  3. If the phone is on keep it in a spot with a good signal
  4. Turn WiFi off & Bluetooth
  5. Turn off GPS off
  6. Use a free task killer applications to turn off background apps
  7. Send text messages instead of or talk on the phone less
  8. Turn off background, pictures, and video
  9. Lower screen brightness 
  10. Keep the battery in a cool spot (not in your pocket

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