15 High Impact Tips to Increase Nokia Lumia Battery Life

increase nokia lumia battery lifeNokia Lumia battery is already the best among many smartphones but still due to little knowledge of increasing battery life we can’t save our phone’s battery and end up loosing battery life. Here I will share 15 Best Tips to increase nokia lumia battery life by which you will able to save so much of daily battery power.

Battery saving tips are more useful for people having low power battery including 1200-1500 mAh phones. Nokia Lumia higher class smartphones have battery power upto 2000 mAh which is pretty much good power to keep your phone on whole day.

But still after playing music, using internet (3G or 2G), reading emails, we are left with very less power to keep our phone ON.

So here are 15 Best Tips to  Increase your Nokia Lumia Battery life.

1. ALWAYS TURN ON BATTERY SAVER:

Battery saver may disable several features of the phone, like apps running in background, automatic email download etc. But Keeping battery saver on will definitely save your lot of battery power.

Impact on Battery Power:  High-Impact to save your battery power

How to Turn on Battery Saver in Lumia phones:

Go to “Settings” , then in “battery saver” and enable it. Once you have done this, you can tap on ” Advanced” and select when it should be active.

 

2DISABLE VIBRATION: 

Vibration is very power consuming activity in any phone, but it doesn’t happen very often.  If you get a lot of calls, e-mails, or notifications which cause your phone to vibrate, disabling vibration may increase your battery life.

Impact: High

How To Turn of Vibration in Lumia:

From the “Settings”, go to “ringtones+sounds” option and disable “Vibrate ” option.

3. DISABLE LOCATION SERVICES:

If you are not using location services then it is better to disable them to save some battery life.

Impact: Medium

How to Disable Location Services:

From the “Settings”, go to “Location” and turn off.

4. DISABLE BACKGROUND TASKS:

Apps running in background drain little bit of battery. You should check time to time to see which apps are running in background that you are not using so that you can remove them and save some battery life.

Impact: Low

How to Disable Background Tasks in Lumia:

From the “Settings”, flick to “applications” by using right flick to system and go to “background tasks”. Find which apps you are not using. To disable the app, tap on it and then tap “Block” button.

5. Don’t OVERCHARGE:

Overcharging your phone regularly decreases the total capacity of the battery. The sooner you unplug the device, the better it is.

Impact: Low

6. DISABLE GLANCE FEATURE:

This feature is available in only some phones.

Glance allows your phone to display the time and other information from the lock screen, even when the phone is in standby.

Impact: High

How to Turn Off Glance Feature:

From the app list, open “settings”, go to “glance” and change the “Glance screen” option to “off”.

7. ADJUST SCREEN TIME-OUT:

The screen of the phone consumes a lot of battery when it is on. Reducing the time before the screen turns off will make it turn off faster, once you’ve stopped using it, saving you some battery.

Impact: Medium

How to Adjust Screen Time-out in Lumia:

From the app list, open “settings”, go to “lock screen” and change the “screen times out after” option to what you like.

8. LOWER THE BRIGHTNESS: 

The brighter the screen of the phone is, the faster it drains the battery.  Settings the brightness to Auto Mode works great if you use your phone in different lighting conditions. If you don’t ever need high brightness , set it to medium or low.

Impact: Medium

How to Lower the Brightness in Lumia:

From the app list, open “settings”, go to “brightness” and either enable “Automaticallly” option or set ” Level” to medium or low.

9. USE THE DARK THEME:

There is a reason why the default theme in windows phone is dark one. The screen of the phones work in such way, that when displaying darker  colors, they consume a lot less power.

Impact: Medium

How to Use the Dark Theme:

From the app list, open “settings”, go to “theme” and change the “background” option to “dark”.

10. DECREASE TOUCH SENSITIVITY:

Some phones have high sensitivity displays. This allows you to use than flawlessly with gloves and pens. If you do not need this, decrease the sensitivity to save some battery life.

Impact: Medium

How to Decrease Touch Sensitivity:

From the app list, open “settings”, go to “touch” and change the “touch sensitivity” option to Normal.

11. IMAGE & VIDEO UPLOADS:

Pictures and videos are stored in rather large files and so uploading them to Skydrive is power consuming. So only upload those pictures and videos which you like most.

Impact: Medium

How to Turn off Image & Video Uploads:

From the app list, open “settings”, go to back up”, tap on “photos”, and select “Don’t upload”, for both photos and videos.

12. DISABLE AUTO SYNC:

Automatic Synchronization, of contacts and emails makes periodic requests to the servers to check for new content. Using the internet consume some battery, so if you don’t need the synchronization, you should disable it.

Impact: Low

How to Disable Auto Sync:

From the app list, open “settings”, go to “email+accounts”, and you will see a list of accounts. Go to one that you want to disable synchronization for and then uncheck everything under “content to sync”,. 

13. TURN OFF Xbox AUTO CONNECT:

If you don’t play games or only play games that don’t need connection t Xbox, don’t connect with Xbox.

Impact: Low

How to Turn off Xbox Auto Connect:

From the app list, open “Games”, then open the application bar and tap on “settings”, Once you’re there, disable the option” connect with Xbox”.

14. KEEP Wi-Fi ON WHILE USING INTERNET:

Wi-Fi connection is a lot less battery consuming than other internet connections. If you use a lot of apps and phone features that require internet connection. It is better to enable wi-fi and let it work even when the phone is in standby.

Impact: Medium

How to Keep wi-fi ON :

From the app list, open “settings”, go to “wi-fi”, tap on the “advanced” button and enable the “keep wi-fi on when screen times out” option.

15. DISABLE TAP TO WAKE:

Some Phones allow you to wake them by double tapping the screen. This means that the touch screen is always on and waiting for input. If you do not need it, you can disable it to save some battery.

Impact: High

How to Disable tap to wake phone:

From the app list, open “settings”, go to “touch” and disable the “Double tap to wake up phone” option.