How to Save Battery on your Android Device

I’ve noticed lately that the battery on my Android Nexus 7 (2013 model) has drained more quickly than normal. Nothing is more annoying the having your device die during the middle of an intense Angry Birds session. I’ve searched the internet for good battery tips and I want to share them with you.

Turn off Background sync in Facebook

Facebook. syncs data in the background, even if you’re not using your phone. Turn this off in the Facebook app by tapping on App Settings > Refresh Interval, then select never.

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You should also turn background sync off in the Twitter app by Tapping Options > Settings > Your Account Name > Then turn off “Sync Data”

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Turn off NFC

NFC is very useful, but if you’re not using it NFC will still use battery. You can turn off NFC by going into the settings app and select more.

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Turn off Bluetooth when you’re not using it

Bluetooth can drain a plethora of battery if you have it turned on all the time. To turn off Bluetooth go into the settings and disable it.

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Monitor and Turn Off Location Services

GPS and location services can also be a big battery drain. You can easily turn GPS and location services by going to Settings > Location. If your device is running Android KitKat 4.4 you can see what apps are using your GPS and how much battery they’re using.

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If all else fails and your battery is still draining faster than normal go into Settings > Battery and check what’s eating up all your battery.

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5: What to Do When You Get a Virus and “The Facebook Phone”

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I am so glad to resume Super Tech Time!. In this episode of Super Tech Time I will tell you what to do if you get a virus. I will also talk about the much hated and rumored “Facebook Phone”. Sorry the episode is so short but I really didn’t want to pollute the show with filler content. You can send any questions you have about technology to help@supertechtime.com or you can leave a voicemail at (424) 265-TIME ((424) 265-8463).

4: Featuring James Becker

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Today James Becker came on the show. We had lots of fun and this is a fifty minute podcast so sit down and relax. Today on the show James and I talked about my bad piracy decision and more. We also sang the Fun song during the show. I would just like to say thank you to all of you you who download and support the show

3: Skype for Old People

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In this episode of Super Tech Time I talk about the news of the day and everything else in between. Really Interesting show. I also have announced that I will be doing the show on Mondays and Fridays. Look for another show on Friday!