Make your smartphone battery last

Avoid losing charge while you're out and about

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We know how annoying it is to run out of battery on your phone when you’re out and about, so here are some top tips to help your battery last.

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  • Reduce screen brightness: The brighter the setting for the screen, the more battery it needs.
  • Switch off bluetooth when you’re not using it.
  • Switch off Wi-Fi if you don’t intend on using it for a while, as some phones automatically connect to any public network.
  • Access email less often: The less often your phone checks for updates, the less battery it uses.
  • Close apps: Multiple or ‘multitasking’ apps will shorten your phone’s battery life.
  • Disable location-based services: Apps that use GPS are a big drain on your battery.

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