10 Practical Ways to Make Your Android Battery Last Longer
Why your battery drains so quickly and how to fix it
Why is my Android phone dying so fast?
Your Android battery could be draining quickly for a number of reasons. Here are some of the most common ones:
There are too many push notifications and alerts draining the battery.
There are too many apps running location services.
There are too many apps running in the background.
The screen is too bright.
The screen is staying on too long before going to sleep.
The phone doesn't have service.
The phone's operating system is outdated.
There are extreme temperature variations affecting your phone and battery.
The phone's battery is at the end of its life cycle.
How to make your phone battery last longer
If you're wondering, “Why is my phone dying so fast?” this guide is for you. Here's how you can keep your Android charged and optimized to last longer throughout the day. Each solution was tested on a Samsung phone running Android 12. The steps may vary slightly for other Android devices.
1. LIMIT YOUR PUSH NOTIFICATIONS
From breaking news to food delivery updates, notifications are how you stay connected and in the know. But if too many alerts are active, they can drain your Android battery. To turn off push notifications from an app:
Go to Settings > Notifications (or Apps & notifications). A list of apps will appear.
Tap More (or See all) to view all your phone's installed apps.
Select the app for which you would like to limit notifications.
Turn off the switch beside the app name. You can also click on most of the apps individually to customize notification settings (for example, you can allow Instagram® to send you notifications for new comments but turn them off for new followers).