Monday, October 2, 2023

These Popular Apps Drain Your Smartphone’s Battery the Most

If your smartphone’s battery keeps draining out quickly, you must turn off these apps. An interesting claim was made in a report that streaming services, games apps, and social media apps, can drain the battery quickly ruining the battery life.

Interestingly, all these apps are the most popular ones and used heavily by everyone, but these apps keep functioning in the background using up the battery without knowing. Some of the most popular apps are the following.

Social Media Apps

Social media apps like Facebook, Messenger, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and Snapchat drain the battery at a very high rate.

Streaming Apps

Streaming apps like Spotify, YouTube, Netflix are also a major battery consumer.


Amazon also quickly drains the battery as it requires access of location.

Gaming Apps

Gaming apps like Candy Crush, Clash of Clans, and Call of Duty are the major contributors withdrawing your mobile phone’s battery fast. Candy Crush is reported to use the battery 3.2 times faster.

Other Apps

Other apps which use up the battery are ride-sharing apps like Uber, InDrive, and others. PayPal, Yelp, Airbnb, are some other names in the list.

These apps require access to location, microphone, camera, and contacts is the reason these apps affect the battery.  To protect your device from these battery draining apps, you can turn off the access of location, microphone, and camera and make sure they are not running in background.

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