LG V20 has been draining a lot of battery for some users. If you have also encountered this issue, give these viable solutions a try to fix LG V20 battery drain issue.
There could many reasons for the fast battery consumption of your V20. As for instance, it could be due to power-hungry apps, features, services or even pending app updates. Let me take you through these handy tips and tricks to troubleshoot the battery draining issue of your V20.
Tips to Fix LGV20 Fast Battery Drain Issue
- Try to keep your device cool and prevent it from getting overheated.
- Restarting your device can fix some minor issues like freezing apps or battery drain. Simply press the power button for about 30 seconds to turn on/off of your device.
Set a shorter time before your Screen Turn Off
Step #1. Open Settings app on your device.
Step #2. Tap on Display.
Step #3. Now, select 15 seconds or 30 seconds.
Reduce Screen Brightness
In order to save battery, lower screen brightness. From the Quick Settings at the top, move the slider left.
Change Screen Brightness Automatically as per the Light
You can set the screen brightness to change automatically itself as per the light around you.
Step #1. Open Settings → Display.
Step #2. Turn on Adaptive Brightness.
Turn Off Notification Light
Disabling notification light could be very handy for the battery life of your device. Go to Settings app → Notifications → Setting and turn it off.
Keep Battery Optimization On
It’s better to keep battery optimization on as it allows apps to use your device’ battery only when they need it.
Step #1. Open Settings app → Battery. Then, tap on More button (looks like three vertical dots).
Step #2. Tap on Battery Optimization. Next, you need to tap on the down arrow and select Not optimized. If any app is listed as not optimized, tap it.
Step #3. Tap on Optimize and then tap on Done to confirm the change.
Disable Power Hungry Features
Turn off tethering and hotspots when they are not being used.
Step #1. Open Settings app → Under Wireless & Networks, tap on More → Tethering & portable hotspot. (Now, check out the option to turn on/off Bluetooth tethering.)
Step #2. Now, turn off, portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
Delete Unused Accounts
Get rid of the unused accounts. The fewer accounts you have, the better it is for the battery.
Step #1. Open Settings app → Users.
Step #2. Tap on Settings icon next to inactive user. Then tap on Remove user.
Find Out the Apps Which are Draining Battery
Find out the apps which are consuming a lot of battery on your smartphone.
Step #1. Simply open Settings → battery and have a quick glance at the list of apps and services and the percentage of battery that each app has consumed.
Step #2. Tap on any app or service to have more detail.
Check for App Updates
Make sure all the apps are up to date on your device. Open Play Store → Tap on Menu button → tap on My apps & games. Now, the apps with the available update will be labeled as Update. Tap on the Update next to any app. Tap on Update All in order to update all the apps.
Force Problematic Apps to Stop
You can completely force stop any problematic apps. Once they have been force stopped, they won’t run in the background. (This option is not available for all apps.) Open Settings → Apps → select the app → tap on Force Stop → OK. (Later, you can start the stopped app by simply opening it.)
Uninstall Problematic Apps
If you find some apps are killing a lot of battery and not functioning properly, uninstall them.
Simply touch and hold on the app and drag it to the uninstall icon at the top of the screen.
Check for Android Updates
System updates can significantly improve the battery life of your device. Check if there is any Android update available for your smartphone.
Open Settings → About Phone → System updates.
Factory Reset Your Smartphone
Make sure to back up your device to Google account. Plug your smartphone to a power source. Make sure you have a proper internet connection on your device.
Step #1. Open Settings app on your device.
Step #2. Under “Personal,” you need to tap on Backup & reset.
Step #3. Now tap on Factory data reset → Reset phone.
You will have to enter your pattern, PIN, or password, in case you have a screen lock.
Step #4. Next, tap on Erase everything to erase all data from your smartphone’s internal storage.
Step #5. Once your device has finished the process of erasing the data, select the option to reboot your device.
Step #6. Then, restore your data.
That’s it! I hope these tips have worked in fixing the battery draining issue of your Android device.
You may also want to check out these related posts like tips to fix the battery drain issue on Google Pixel/Pixel XL and iPhone 7/7 Plus.