How to extend the battery life of smartphones, tablets and notebooks
In today's technology-dependent world, smartphones, tablets and notebooks have become an indispensable part of our everyday lives. But nothing is more annoying than when the battery runs out at inopportune times. Longer battery life allows us to use our devices for longer without having to constantly search for a power outlet. In this blog post, we'll share with you some handy tips and tricks on how to extend your device's battery life.
Optimise the screen brightness
The screen is one of the biggest battery guzzlers. Reduce the brightness to a reasonable level that suits your needs. You can also activate the automatic brightness control so that the brightness adjusts to the ambient conditions.
Disable unused functions
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC and GPS can drain the battery quickly when activated. Turn these features off when you don't need them and only activate them when you really need them.
Use the power saving mode
Most smartphones, tablets and notebooks have a power-saving mode that throttles the device's performance to reduce energy consumption. Activate this mode if you know you won't be able to access a power source for an extended period of time.
Close unused apps and processes
Apps and processes running in the background can drain the battery. Close all unused apps and end processes that are running in the background. This will reduce the load on the battery and extend the runtime.
Every notification, be it an email, a message or a social media message, activates the screen and consumes power. Limit the number of notifications or disable them altogether to reduce power consumption.
Use black backgrounds and themes
OLED displays consume less power when they display black or dark backgrounds. Choose black backgrounds and dark themes for your devices to extend battery life.
Avoid extreme temperatures
Heat and cold can affect battery life. Avoid exposing your device to extreme temperatures as this can cause the battery to drain faster. Store your device in moderate temperatures.
Use flight mode in poor coverage areas
In areas with poor network coverage, your device will continuously search for a strong signal, which will drain the battery. In such situations, switch to flight mode to reduce power consumption.
Batteries with increased capacity
Some smartphones have batteries with increased capacity. These are particularly common for iPhones and are available for almost all models. We have both normal capacity and increased capacity batteries in our range.
The battery life of our smartphones, tablets and notebooks plays an important role in our everyday lives. By taking a few simple measures, we can extend the useful life of our devices and reduce the frustration of a flat battery. Try the tips above to optimise the battery life of your devices and use them more efficiently.
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