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Battery savings tips for your SMARTPHONE

10 May 2012, 13:49 Niameh Ogheneochuko Tony

The smartphone device is like a minicomputer which exerts full battery usage when connected to the internet. The beautiful intuitive userface of different brands makes it difficult to avoid constant touch. Ignorance of basic tips when using your smartphone could cost you your battery life. Below are some tips to adhere to conserve battery life:

Deactivate WI-FI when not in use.

Deactivate background data traffic when not in use.

Reduce backlighting to at least 50%

Download the Task Manager to close unused running applications.

Restart your phone everyday to free memory space.

Use original battery chargers.

Reduce update intervals for feeds and emails.

Deactivate automatic updates.

Enable flight mode in areas of very low coverage.

Use headphones in place of speakers.

For androids, Android booster should be downloaded.

Deactivate GPS when not in use.

Avoid the use of live wallpapers.

Read webpages instead of streaming media.

These are some major tips amongst many others to conserve your battery. One can also read the user opinions of smartphones to know which ones have battery issues.

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