Article ID : 00237316 / Last Modified : 27/03/2020

My battery runs out quickly

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    The following steps may differ between Android versions. To learn which Android version your device has, find and tap Settings > About phone > Android version. If you do not see About phone under Settings, tap System.

    • Disable all data connections over mobile networks to save power when you're not using the internet. Doing so does not prevent your device from transmitting data over other wireless networks.

     To turn data traffic on or off (Android 10)

     

    To turn data traffic on or off (Android 9/Android 8)

     

    • Turn off GPS, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connections when you don't need these features.
    • Increase the synchronization interval for your email, calendar and contacts.

    To change how frequently the inbox is checked in the Sony Email app

     

    • Keep track of your battery consumption and see which applications are using the most power.

    To review and reduce your battery consumption (Android 10) 

     

     To review and reduce your battery consumption (Android 9/Android 8)

     

    To view battery consumption for applications (Android 10/Android 9)

     

     To view battery consumption for applications (Android 8)

     

    • Close and exit applications that you are not using.
    • Lower the screen brightness level.

     To adjust the screen brightness manually (Android 10/Android 9) 

     

     To adjust the screen brightness manually (Android 8) 

     

    • If your device is connected to an external screen, turn off the screen on your device.

     To turn off your device’s screen when using Screen mirroring (Android 10/ Android 9) 

     

     To turn off your device’s screen when using Screen mirroring (Android 8) 

     

    • Turn off your device or activate Airplane mode if you are in an area with no network coverage. Otherwise, your device repeatedly scans for available networks, and this consumes power.

     To turn on Airplane mode 

     

    • Use an original headset from Sony to listen to music. A headset consumes less battery power than the device's loudspeakers.
    • Disable any live wallpaper.
    • Update your device to ensure that you have optimal performance and the latest enhancements.
    • Perform a factory data reset. This is sometimes the best solution if your device stops functioning properly, but note that it will delete all personal content saved on the internal memory of your device. Make sure to back up data that you want to keep.

     To back up your data using a computer 

     

     To back up and synchronize apps, phone settings, and call history 

     

     To perform a factory data reset (Android 10) 

     

     To perform a factory data reset (Android 9) 

     

     To perform a factory data reset (Android 8)