This way you ensure that these apps no longer drain your battery

There are apps that drain the battery of your smartphone considerably and within a very short time. Facebook, for example, is a notorious app, but so is Skype. Fortunately, you can do something about it. In this article, we’ll explain how to prevent apps from draining your battery.

The Facebook app for iOS and Android is a notorious energy eater. According to an article on ZDNet, the five biggest popular culprits in this area are Facebook, Google Chrome, Twitter, Google Maps and Skype. Also Instagram demands a lot from your battery. But how these apps affect the battery life of your own smartphone depends on a number of different factors. Also read: How to drain your iPhone battery as much as possible: Yes or no?

Limit background refresh

To see which apps on your smartphone are the biggest energy consumers, you have to go to iOS Settings> Battery go, and on Android to Settings> Battery & power saving> Battery usage. Here is a list of all the apps you use and how much of your battery they use. You can also see how long the apps run in the background.

Background apps save the last few percent of your battery.

If you find that certain power-hungry apps very often run in the background, it’s a good idea to Refresh in background to turn off. In iOS, go to Settings> General and turn on the switch Refresh in background on gray. On Android, go to Settings> Battery & power saving> Power saving mode and put a check mark next to it Restrict apps in background.

Web version

Social media apps usually consume a lot of energy. When things get really cool, you can avoid the apps in question altogether by using the website instead of the app.

This doesn’t have to be more cumbersome – just open a browser of your choice, go to the social media site in question, and log into your account. Then in iOS, press the share button at the bottom center of the screen. Choose Put in home screen, enter a name and press add to agree. On Android, press the three dots at the top right and choose Add to home screen.

This way you can access the service directly from your home screen without having to use the energy-consuming app. In fact, the icon will be pretty much the same!


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