Most likely, your phone has become an extension of yourself. You may even be reading this on your phone now and, in this case, we don’t want to know what else you can be doing. Regardless of how much you use, even the best batteries don’t seem to last long enough, and you may end up carrying the phone more than once during the day. What’s going on here? What are you doing that has damaged your battery and that may impair the useful life of it?
GPS and the Battery of the Mobile
If you are one of those people that does not bother more with a real GPS and independent because you have one on your phone: congratulations, you are one of us. Unfortunately, what you are getting in convenience, you’re paying in other ways. Probably, you can see your battery die while you are browsing, probably with fingers crossed, hoping that you get to where you are going because the car charger cannot keep up.
There is a science very cool behind why a GPS sucks your battery, and it has to do with how much it has to work. As the GPS depends on a series of updates very fast on their coordinates, this means that your phone need to keep your communication channels open all the time. More than this, it is not only communicate with a single cell tower. Instead, he is communicating with three or four satellites, using all these information to triangulate exactly where you are. Turn off the GPS when you do not need is a great way to save your battery.
Ads on the Internet and the Battery for Mobile Phone
The games kill the battery life of your phone, all already know. But the ads present in the games and apps may be killing your battery also. Not only are the ads that appear on the screen of free games that are a big energy drain here. Are the ads that appear in the normal activities of browsing the web also. The estimates are all over the place, based on the type of phone that is being used, but running a Web browser without ad blocker can double the amount of battery that you expect to use. And only goes up from there, and some tests show that download all of these more extravagant, flashing takes more battery power than what you really want to see in the first place. Use an ad blocker can assist in the process.
By Closing All Your Apps Can Affect Battery Life
If you want to save electricity, turn off the lights. You learned this from an early age, then you probably think the same thing about your phone. If you want to save energy, switch off all the applications that suck power. It makes sense and is also completely wrong.
This is because when an application is running it only uses a relatively small amount of battery power. The drain comes when you turn it completely to a state completely closed. Then, the application needs to be placed first in the RAM of the phone and pass the full load. Not only is this more work for your battery as it is more work for your processor. If you leave apps that use all the time just sleeping in the background, you won’t be making your phone go through all this unnecessary work.
It is also worth noting that your phone is smarter than you. If you think that you are closing applications to free up memory, is not doing anything that most smartphones make on their own. They are already well ahead of her.
Vibration Hurting Your Battery
Vibrate is an energy drain is enormous, because, for all of the amazing technology of your phone, this is a function that is surprisingly old. In case you have never disassembled a phone (on purpose or accidentally), you may not know that the vibration function actually comes from a small motor inside your phone. Instead of playing, the small motor rotates. Only that this spin does not happen without a substantial power surge to start the motor for a split second in which your phone vibrates. Place the vibration only for calls and some important notifications, and let your groups WhatsApp and Social Networks without vibration, thus avoiding problems with the useful life of your battery.
You are Carrying Your Device Wrong
Think about when you got your first cell phone. You’ve probably already heard in leave the battery to discharge before recharge it to 100%, and probably still makes something of this kind. But this is wrong. First, let’s see what is really happening when we put a phone on the charger. When we connect, we begin what is really the first stage of loading. Loading of the constant current is, as the name suggests, a constant flow until the appliance is at about 70 percent. After that, the charger switches to something called the load voltage constant. For the remaining 30%, the charger balances the voltage that is coming in to the phone with what is already there, and so, when the battery is filled, the current is slower. At the moment that is 100%, the only rate that goes into the phone is a small drip that is the same percentage that the battery is losing.
This means a couple of things, and one of the great things is that you can’t overload your phone. This also means that you do not need to worry about overloading your battery. This is good, because it was discovered that little battery is actually better for your battery recharge from 0% to 100%. The batteries of modern smartphones do not like the great cycles of loading and unloading, and is much better for you to throw your phone on the charger a few times per day to complete the load instead of letting it end completely.
In fact, make 100% load on a regular basis can degrade your battery up to 70% in only 300 charge cycles (the average useful life is between 500 and 1,500 loads). If you have an average of 25% of the offload, the same battery can pass for 2,500 loads without any noticeable change in battery charge.
Social Networks and Your Battery
If you are like the rest of the world, you have social networks on your phone. But it is also highly likely to be the reason your phone is reaching the end of its useful life of battery long before you be out of work for a day. Therefore, it is better to try to access social networking apps through the online versions or, at least, turn off notifications. So, your social networks will not be sending notifications all the time and eating your battery.
The Battery and the Phone’s Screen
Decrease the brightness of the screen of your smartphone can mean a lot of savings for the battery of your device. Or, at least, enable the auto brightness. Do not leave the screen shining at its maximum the whole time, especially at night. This way, you save your eyes from blue light harmful to sleep during the night and, to top it off, save your battery from unnecessary drain.
Heat Damages Your Battery
Spend a lot of time doing pretty much anything on your phone, and you’ll see that it is starting to get uncomfortably hot. This is a consequence of the excessive use too, and if it is a problem or not, is a different matter altogether. In addition to potentially cause damage to your phone, this heat can also cause things indescribable in the length of the battery.
Smartphones use lithium-ion batteries (or Li-ion), and, because of all that we are talking about, you should know some basic things. One of them is that what makes it special is that the flux of molecules going in two different directions, and this allows you to refill. The second is that they slowly degrade with time. Every time you recharge your battery, you’re generating a huge amount of heat. This is a big problem, because every time that the internal temperature of the phone rises to 10 degrees Celsius, the speed of the chemical reaction of the battery fold. This means that you are shortening the life of the battery and the amount of cargo she can load,
So what can you do? Keep the ventilation openings of your phone clean and keep it away from sources of external heat. If you live in a place that is too heat, protect your smartphone from heat direct by placing it in a purse, pocket, or in a glove box. Never forget your smartphone in the sun.
Wallpaper and Bright Colors
If you have a phone more new, it is likely that you have a OLED screen. While the old phones were backlit with a light that was the same, no matter the color, the phones OLED depend on individual diodes to illuminate the screen. The more brilliant the color, the more power they are using, and the greater the consumption of your battery. This also means that the white lights or colored consume more batteries than the “light” black. Therefore, if you like bright colors on the mobile and the wallpaper of course, can be a good to think about changing versions in darker or completely black.