Warning for millions of Android phone owners to delete dozens of 'battery killer' apps now | The Sun
NO-ONE likes running out of battery and apps are one of the biggest culprits.
Some guzzle away at your power even when you're not using them.
According to a study by pCloud last year, Fitbit is one of the worst offenders for battery drain.
Experts based their analysis on the number of features that can run in the background, such as camera, location and microphone.
They claim Fitbit permit 14 out of 16, which can have an impact on battery.
Uber, Skype and Facebook are also in the top five.
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Meanwhile, Airbnb, Instagram, Tinder and Bumble feature in the top 10.
But there are so many factors that can affect battery life, including how much you actually use your phone.
One of the best ways to work out which app is using the most amount of juice on your device is looking in Android's settings.
There's a handy feature which reveals everything.
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To find out yours, simply open the Settings.
Find the Battery or Battery Usage option.
Here you should see a list of apps, stating how much each one uses on average.
There are other ways you can save battery of course.
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One thing you can try is background restriction, which stops apps from refreshing when you're not using them.
There are also features like low power mode and turning down the brightness.
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