Your cellphone battery can last significantly longer than at present, but you may not like the solutions that will extend battery life – especially if you’re addicted to social media.
By removing the Facebook app from your iPhone and going to Facebook through your browser you can extend your iPhone’s battery life by 15 percent, reports The Guardian newspaper, which tried it.
This little trick works especially on Android phones, the newspaper reports.
Last year Facebook came under fire because the app automatically showed videos in the background even though users hadn’t opened it. This function affected battey life and used valuable data.
Ari Grant, of Facebook, said at the release of Facebook’s new version that certain issues had been identified and adaptations and improvements had been made.
Despite this it looks as if you can still save on battery life by removing the app completely from your phone. But it’s not necessary to remove the Facebook messenger.
If you suffer from FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) and don’t want to remove Facebook from your iPhone you can do one of the following:
- Switch off your WiFi;
- Don’t use the vibration function;
- Close apps you’re not using;
- Reduce the screen timeout time;
- Dim your display.
If that doesn’t work? “Go back to the Nokia 3210,” writes The Daily Record. “It’s the most wonderful phone ever made. It didn’t have all the functions modern phones have but was fantastic for sending SMSes and making calls. It had a long battery life and wouldn’t break even if you threw it against a wall.”
Sources: The Guardian, The Daily Record