How to increase battery life of android phones

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Jide Mbaka

How can I increase the battery life of  android phones? This has been one of the top questions asked by smartphone users. Smartphone technology in recent years have witnessed tremendous improvements. We now have smartphones with a faster processor, brighter display, bigger camera sensor and speedier internet connections which in turn drains the juice out of your battery.

So today we have complied a list of effective things you can do to preserve and  increase battery life on android

Note: You can make a reservation for battery replacement of Infinix, TECNO, itel and also check the prices

1. Turn off Apps you do not use

One of the most effective means of cutting excessive battery drain on your smartphone is by closing all applications when they're not in use.

  • How to turn off apps

*Launch multitask panel by tapping on the button
*Swipe up to close applications that are currently not in use.
However, some application's needs to be left running in the background to function properly.

2. Power Saving Mode

Every smartphone comes with one or more power saving modes. What the power saving mode does is to help you monitor your smartphone battery usage and will turn off certain features to keep the battery from draining quickly. Look for where this feature is located on your smartphone and enable it to increase battery life in android phones. For TECNO, Infinix and Itel devices all you need do it to enable the Battery Saver.

battery saver for infinix, tecno

3. Screen Is Too Bright

Lowering your screen brightness can help you extend the battery life of your phone. Also ensure that the screen adaptive brightness is turned off.

  • How to adjust brightness
    i.  Swipe down the notifications panel
    ii.Swipe the brightness left or right to adjust
    iii. Tap on the (A) icon to disable adaptive brightness

4. Turn off Wi-Fi, Bluetooth,when not in use

Bluetooth, WiFi and Internet connection when enabled are one of the biggest smartphone battery drainers. It's very important to turn off these features under your smartphone settings except when they're in use.


5. Use dark wallpaper

Yes, you can save battery on your smartphone by using a black or dark wallpaper, but this only apply to smartphones with AMOLED or OLED display. Another way to reduce battery usage is to enable Dark mode your smartphone running Android 10.

6. Disable location services

Location services is an amazing feature on our smartphones. It allows applications detect where you are by providing your exact locations but this feature can drain your battery quickly. One of the effective ways of saving some battery juice on your smartphone is to disable the feature under the settings app.

  • How to turn off location services
    i. Launch your settings App
    ii. Scroll down to Location and tap on it
    iii. Tap on the toggle to disable it

7. Replace a new battery for your phone

If you've tried all the above tips and none seems to be working, take your TECNO, Infinix and Itel Phone to any Carlcare service center nearest to you for battery replacement. 

If you can not find the phone model above, you can check the battery price according to the following steps. 

  1. Launch the Carlcare App
  2. Go to Price section
  3. Select your phone brand (TECNO Infinix or Itel)
  4. Specify your phone model (Camon 15, Infinix S5 or Itel A51)
  5. Check the battery repair fee

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