One of the most annoying instances in owning a smartphone is experiencing battery life issues. Having a flagship device does not make you immune to this problem. There are so many reasons that may cause this problem. There could be apps that are using up too much of your battery or you could have left a certain app like Bluetooth turned on even when you do not need to use it. We present to you common solutions to be able to fix these problems.
Reset The Device
Performing a Factory reset can be a quick fix to help remove certain apps and data that can be draining battery life. It will be able to deal with different bugs and glitches as well. You can follow this guide on how to REBOOT AND RESET THE GALAXY S9 effectively.
Manage Background Sync
There are certain apps that will go on draining your battery even when not activated. You should be deliberate in making sure that these are turned off when not in use. This can be done by going to the quick settings menu by swiping down from the top of the screen with your two fingers. Upon doing this you then proceed to select “Sync”.
Another way that you can try is to go to Settings-> Accounts and then try disabling the sync on the apps you are not using at the moment. You might experience that when you apply this to the Facebook app, the performance of the battery will see significant improvements on Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.
Most users cannot live without Wi-Fi connection so it will not be a surprise if this is left on at all times even when you do not need to connect at a particular moment. Unless you have a job or a situation where you need to be connected all the time it would be wise to turn off this function on your device to save on battery life and performance.
Turn OFF LTE, Location, Bluetooth
There are users who may travel a lot or use apps that are dependent on your location. This is a function that uses the internet to constantly track where you are with your Samsung S9. It is an awesome feature but it is a big drainer of battery life. Try to turn this off and observe if there will be changes in performance with your battery. Turning on Power Saving Mode while using this function can help as well, this action will stop Bluetooth and GPS from sapping your battery until opened.
Turn ON Power Saving Mode
Turning on this mode will be useful for saving battery life for important phone functions. One can also restrict data from running in the background. You can also turn off the backlit keys and lower the frame rate on your screen. Power Saving Mode can also be made to start automatically when your battery reaches a certain level on your device.
A useful feature on your Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus is Tethering. However, this consumes a lot of juice from your battery. You can turn this feature off completely when not needed to see drastic changes in battery performance and get the benefit of prolonging battery life as well