How to get better battery life on the LG G4: dim it!The LG G4's big screen is lovely to look at, but does it really need to be quite so bright? The display is one of the biggest drains on any battery, and in our experience manufacturers’ auto-brightness settings (Settings > Display > Brightness > Automatic Brightness) are still a little too high. Pulling down the Quick Settings panel and taking the brightness down a notch can really make a difference to your G4’s battery life.
How to get better battery life on the LG G4: hide it!Location services – GPS – are another infamous battery killer, because they’re often used when you don’t actually need them. If you thought location was only necessary for Google Maps, think again: it’s used for Google Now and all kinds of third-party apps that tailor content according to where you are. It’s a great idea to disable location services when you don’t need them by going into Settings > Location and toggling the Location button off.
How to get better battery life on the LG G4: disconnect it!Your G4’s various radios – Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and cellular – don’t use much battery power individually, but over the course of a day it adds up, especially if you’re in an area with poor cell coverage or if your phone is constantly seeking a Wi-Fi network to connect to. You can disable the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth radios from the quick settings panel, or you can just chuck your G4 into Airplane Mode to turn everything off at once.
How to get better battery life on the LG G4: install an app!Not just any app: Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Battery Guru. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon is the processor that powers your G4, and it knows exactly what things to throttle back to give your battery life a boost and it’s particularly good for making apps less demanding. It’s free from Google Play.
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