Using an Android smartphone with a quick-draining battery is a pain. There are many reasons for the battery draining the power quickly. The apps that are running in the background are one of the main reasons to blame. Here are some methods to check which apps are draining your Android smartphone battery.
Re-configure your phone Display settings:
Optimising your app battery usage from the settings might help with the Android battery performance. There are some changes to the display and screen settings. These are some of the settings changes you can make to prevent the battery from draining on your Android smartphone.
- Setting changes on Screen display: Settings>Display>Advanced>Screen Timeout>Not more than 30 seconds.
- Reducing screen brightness: Settings>Display>Adaptive brightness>Turn it on.
- Turning off keyboard sound and vibration: Settings>Click sound>Advanced>Turn it off.
- Restrict apps that are not in use.
Check for the Apps which are draining more battery:
The biggest reason for the battery juice to drain so fast can be because of all apps running in the background. To the user’s comfort, an Android smartphone allows you to make changes in Apps controls. You can delete the app, limit the app, force stop the app, pause the app. Here are the steps to check which app is drawing the juice more.
- Go to the settings from the menu and open it.
- Scroll down and click on the Battery settings.
- Using the % given find which app uses the most battery.
- Now Tap the app which uses the maximum percentage of battery
- Uninstall it or Stop the app to use it in the background.
Find the app using a third-party app: AccuBattery App
Using an app from the Google Play Store is another option available to check which apps are draining your Android Smartphone battery. The app is one of the best apps available to control battery usage. The AccuBattery app also lets you know about battery health. Here is the guide on how to use the AccuBattery app.
- Download the app from the Google Play Store: Link
- Install the app and open it.
- Find the option App usage access using the three-dot icon on the top right corner.
- Click on Grant Permission.
- When prompted on the screen Allow the Usage access.
- Now on the AccuBattery app homepage, you will find many options indicating the phone app usage of the battery.
- Some options: Charging, Discharging, Health.
Using the app: Battery HD app
There is another third-party app you can download to find which app is draining your Android smartphone battery. You can download Battery HD from the Google Play Store. Here are the steps to operate the app.
- Download the app from Play Store or use this link.
- Install the app>Open Battery HD app on your Android smartphone.
- The homepage will show the metrics of the Android battery.
- Using a graph the app will indicate the Charging speed, Percentage usage, and temperature of the phone.
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