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Technology Save electricity on the smartphone: The battery lasts longer

21:00  15 september  2022
21:00  15 september  2022 Source:   backend.haus.de

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If you set your smartphone so that it consumes as little electricity as possible, energy saves - and thanks to fewer charging cycles, the battery does not lose your capacity so quickly. Our tips come here.

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In the face of exploding prices, everyone wants to save electricity. We have a small set screw in our hands every day: the smartphone. Of course, it is not the largest power guzzler in the household, but the recharge of the battery pulls electricity from the socket. Simple bill: Those who load less save electricity. But what many do not know: a battery cannot be charged infinitely often. So you also extend the lifespan of your smartphone when you protect the battery. And this is how it works:

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1st tip: Reduce background consumption to end

not used apps, most users have already got used to it. But are the "background updates" also deactivated in the settings? This is where messenger and email programs are constantly looking for new messages-and thus consume electricity. Unused functions such as WLAN, Bluetooth, mobile data and GPS also draw energy, even if you don't have your smartphone in your hand. For longer periods without cell phone use - for example at night or on a walk - flight mode is therefore a sensible thing.

2nd Tip: Dimmimmen

Display Much more electricity, however, consumes the display of the smartphone. Especially when it is very bright. The DIMM function reduces the brightness-and thus power consumption-in the evening or in bad weather. Of course, this function also uses battery capacities again. If you want to be very economical, the display brightness over the slider in the settings adjusts yourself.

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power guzzlers in terms of display are also the additional operating aids "Assistive Touch" and "Reduce Movement" - best deactivate if non -use.

3rd: Change settings

To save battery, you should also deactivate the voice assistant Okay Google and Siri . Otherwise they are waiting for their efforts. You can deactivate the assistants in the settings (Siri) or via the Google app (Okay Google).

In the settings you will also find the background updates mentioned above, the ultra-electricity-saving mode and the possibility of optimizing your battery performance individually. This mainly affects the apps.

4. Tip: Way with unnecessary apps

Hand on heart: How many of your downloaded apps do you use regularly? This is a bit like mucking out : what is only used sporadically can actually go away. Or at least does not have to update itself permanently (can be changed using settings> battery). Games in particular consume unnecessarily a lot of electricity. Audible is also at the forefront when it comes to high power consumption. The flash in the camera is not always needed, but is automatic. That can be changed.

just rethink what you could do without. Maybe the smartphone doesn't have to be there with every toilet visit?

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