3 ways to make your phone bat­tery last longer

Good Housekeeping (UK) - - Gh Institute -

➤TURN ON LOW POWER MODE To turn off bat­tery-drain­ing fea­tures, like back­ground re­fresh, head to Set­tings > Bat­tery and look for Bat­tery Saver or Low Power Mode. ➤CLOSE APPS WHEN NOT US­ING THEM, es­pe­cially those that use GPS (like Google Maps). On an iphone, dou­blepress the home but­ton, then swipe up on the app you want to close. In An­droid, go to Set­tings > De­vice > Apps, tap the app you want to close and select Force Stop. ➤ BUY A PORTABLE BAT­TERY Belkin, Juice and Anker all have ver­sions, from £10 to £50. Look on the pack for how many times it can charge cer­tain phones (and re­mem­ber to pack charg­ing ca­bles).

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