There is little doubt about the popularity of the android platform; currently the leader in terms of market share, android has definitely proved its metal over the course! With over five million applications available to download, it has quickly overtaken the likes of iOS and Windows Phone 7. There is a dark side to android as well, which anyone hardly knows. The android operating system is open sourced and hence the apps designed to run on it might not be coded optimally. This leads to a lot of battery leakage, deteriorating the battery life of your device.
This problem is gradually becoming popular, and the manufacturers and software makers alike have finally initiated measures to resolve it. The corrective steps in this direction are many, thus making it further difficult to choose among them. Here are some of the most common solutions to extend the battery life of your android device.
The solutions available from the hardware manufacturers is in the form of larger batteries that can hold a greater amount of charge; hence improving the battery life. A larger battery capacity would definitely ensure that the average battery life is extended by a good margin, helping your device last throughout the day!
This solution, to a certain extent works, but does not address the problem at its core. Simply adding a larger battery pack to your device isn’t enough to ensure the longevity of your device. In order to address the problem one has to look at the software side of the OS. Faulty coding on the part of the third party app designers is a major reason as they tend to hog a lot of memory and other resources. This depletes your battery very quickly, so in order to tackle this problem, in must uninstall such apps from their device at the earliest.
The android features network connectivity in the form of both 2G and 3G, while 2G tends to be easy on the devices’ battery, 3G networks are known for their battery depletion capabilities. So, if you are on a 3G network, it’s a good practice to turn off 3G mode when you are not using any of the 3G capabilities of your device. You can either to this manually or let the application do it for you. There are apps (Toggle 2Gamong others) available in the android market which are designed just to do that!
Apart from the mode of the telecom network there are wide range of connectivity options that androids offers its users. These include – Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Infrared and the latest Near Field Communication (or NFC). These services are serious battery hoggers and can eat up ones battery in no time at all. Hence, deactivating these services when not used is another way to improve the overall battery life of your device.
There are other apps in the market that are designed to help free the resources locked up in your android device to save more battery, at the same time these apps ensure that the enough memory is available for the android system to run efficiently. Following these simple instructions would definitely ensure a longer battery life on your good old device.
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