Apple (iOS 7) battery saving tips

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Go to: Settings > Brightness & Wallpaper

Brightness

  • Lower brightness = better battery life
  • Turn on auto brightness for optimum brightness

Wallpaper

  • Dynamic wallpaper uses more better battery life
  • Use a static image instead
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Control Center Options

Swipe up from the bottom of your screen to access

Turn off sharing when not in use

  • Bluetooth
  • Airdrop
  • WiFi
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Go to: Settings > Notifications Center

Turn off all notifications for unnecessary applications

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Go to: Settings > Privacy > Location Services

Turn off location access for unnecessary applications

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Go to: Settings > Privacy > Location Services

Scroll to the bottom and open System Services

Turn off:

  • Diagnostics & Usage
  • Location-Based iAds
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Go to: Settings > Privacy > Advertising

Turn on Limit Ad Tracking

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Go to: Settings > General > About > Diagnostics & Usage

Choose Don’t Send

This prevents sending diagnostic data over the internet

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Go to: Settings > General > Accessibility

Turn on Reduce Motion

This reduces movement in your background that requires extra battery

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Go to: Settings > General > Background App Refresh

Turn off Background App Refresh

This will disallow apps from automatically
updating in the background

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Go to: Settings > General > Background App Refresh

Turn off Background App Refresh

This will disallow apps from automatically
updating in the background

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Android battery saving tips

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See what’s sucking the most juice

Settings > About Phone > Battery Use

  • Breaks down what’s consuming battery
  • Battery hogging apps and features listed first
  • Uninstall or turn off unnecessary
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Disable Your Wi-Fi And Bluetooth When You Don’t Need It

Settings –> Wireless & networks

  • Prevent automatic unnecessary scanning for networks
  • Create a widget or a shortcut for easy access
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Use the Power Widget to Easily Toggle GPS,
Bluetooth, Wireless, and Screen Brightness

Widget –> Power Control to add it to the screen

  • Easy access to manage battery draining
    features when not necessary
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Manage email updates

Account settings > Email > Email Check Frequency

  • Choose to sync as infrequent as necessary
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Manage Background updates

Settings > Background Updates

  • Choose to update data for applications as infrequent as necessary
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Disable or Remove Applications That You Aren’t Using

Settings > Applications > Manage Applications

  • Turn off notifications on apps not in use
  • Uninstall apps you don’t use
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Use APNdroid Application

Download this app from Android Market

  • Available for AT&T and Tmobile
  • Kill Your Entire Data Connection When
    You Don’t Need It