Tips to Increase Motorola Droid 3 Battery Life

Sanjana March 7, 2012 0

Motorola Droid 3 being a fully-featured multimedia Android smartphone needs proper management when it comes to battery power. The more you use your Droid 3, the faster your battery drains indicating that you need to be more pro-active in managing the battery usage otherwise you might end up with a non-working smartphone till

you find a charger.

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Well Droid 3 users need not worry now as we have come with some simple tips and tricks that would help you to manage your battery power in a wiser manner. Now let’s proceed to take a quick glance at some of these tips.


Tip-1: Power Off Wi-Fi Mode

Majority of Android phones such as Motorola Droid 3 have Wi-Fi as a connectivity option that enable you to access internet when you are in the range of a Wi-Fi network. However it quickly drains your battery. So for efficient use of this connectivity, power off your Wi – Fi and turn it on only when it is required.

Tip-2: Turn Display Brightness Down

Lighting up the screen consumes a lot of power and brighter screen settings use up still more power. One of the best ways to keep a longer lasting battery is to set the screen brightness to low level and  turn it up only when required. For example, while watching videos you can keep full brightness and then turn the brightness level to low when you are finished. You can also turn the brightness down while typing a message or using some other applications.

Tip-3: Limit Applications that Immediately Check for Updates

The more your device access the network, the more battery it will consume. Navigate to the Options screen of each application and make sure that it does not check for updates too often. Even once an hour will put pressure on the battery throughout the day. Setting the applications to get updated manually is the best option for battery charge lifespan. Disabling SYNC can also help in reducing wastage of battery life.

Tip-4: Access the Network Only when Required

Your Motorola Droid 3 smartphone will be active and keep on checking for updates most of the time whether or not you have limited applications that automatically sync with the Internet. Thus you might notice major battery drain even if the phone was idle in your pocket for a while.

Tip-5: Motorola Droid 3 Android Applications

A number of applications are left open in the background that consume a lot of power and resources like processor and memory. So in order to stop these applications, we can use task killer programs that are widely available in Android Market. These will help to save most of the battery and resources for other more important applications.

Tip-6: Disable LED Flash

Use LED Flash only when required. Motorola Droid 3 comes with Auto focus facility where focusing requires certain amount of light in order to focus an object. Use LED flash only when there is no sufficient light available to click pictures.

Most of the settings mentioned above can be activated or deactivated with the help of Power Widget. Make changes accordingly so as to achieve optimum and efficient use of Motorola Droid 3. Thus you can use the tips mentioned above to increase and manage your Motorola Droid 3′s battery for a longer lasting battery power.

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