Galaxy S8 battery drains quicker after an update [troubleshooting guide]

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15 Mistakes That Shorten the Life of Your Phone

How to charge the battery correctly? Why do the phone batteries decrease so quickly? We have 15 amazing tips that will make your smartphone live a longer life! Nowadays one can hardly imagine life without a cell phone. And it happens quite often that our gadgets start to act up just half a year after we bought them. It is frustrating, but in most cases, we ourselves are to blame! Let’s face it — we don’t always handle our devices properly. TIMESTAMPS Recharge your battery more often 0:45 Don’t keep the battery charging all the time 1:24 Don’t buy cheap chargers 2:01 Be careful with «ultrafast» chargers 2:28 Remove your protective case 2:49 Drain your battery from time to time 3:10 Avoid high temperatures 3:29 Avoid cold temperatures 4:02 Avoid bright wallpaper and adjust screen brightness 4:34 Watch out for voltage fluctuations 5:19 Clean the ports and wipe the display 5:45 Keep the phone far from water 6:40 Handle your phone carefully 7:15 Avoid software updates 7:42 Use cloud storage 8:29 SUMMARY - To increase your gadget’s battery life, you should recharge it more often. The best option is to do it each time the battery power indicator drops to 10-20%. This will increase the number of discharge cycles up to 1000-1100 cycles. - An inbuilt controller stops the battery from taking more current than necessary, so there is absolutely no risk of overcharging the battery and destroying it. - There have been situations when a person was using a non-native charger, and it caused a fire in the house! And another terrible thing that can happen if you use non-native chargers and cables is getting an electric shock. - We recommend you to avoid using chargers that claim to charge your battery fully in less than an hour. - If your smartphone has a bulky protective case, it might cause the device and its battery to overheat during a lengthy recharging session. - It is recommended to discharge your phone’s battery every three months to 0% and then immediately charge it to 100% to get rid of the extremes of full charge/discharge. - A high temperature is the worst thing you can imagine for lithium-ion batteries: they totally can’t stand overheating. - Carry the phone in an inner pocket of your coat or an outer pocket but encased in a protective covering. Low temperatures are harmful to the battery because it needs more power to keep itself warm enough to function. - Try to lower the brightness of your screen at least by 30-40%. - At the approach of a thunderstorm, never charge your phone. Actually, the same goes for all the electrical appliances you have. - To wipe the screen, use lint-free wipers and whatever you do, never use window cleaning liquids. They contain ammonia which can damage the screen irrevocably. - If you drop your cell phone into a pool or a sink, the first thing you should do after you get it out is turn it off and remove the battery (if it’s possible, of course). - Don’t put your cell phone on the dashboard when driving. Constant moving and bumping can cause a lot of damage. - Read user reviews before you hit the update button. The problem with such updates is that it’s either very hard or impossible to go back to the previous version of the software. - Even if you have a lot of free space on your hard drive, it’s better to use cloud storage anyway. This way your phone won’t be clogged with too much data so that it will perform much better. Subscribe to Bright Side : https://goo.gl/rQTJZz ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brightside/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brightgram/ SMART Youtube: https://goo.gl/JTfP6L 5-Minute Crafts Youtube: https://www.goo.gl/8JVmuC Have you ever seen a talking slime? Here he is – Slick Slime Sam: https://goo.gl/zarVZo ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more videos and articles visit: http://www.brightside.me/

Samsung Galaxy S8: 5 Actual Hidden Tips + ONE SUPER SECRET Feature!

Thanks to LastPass for partnering with me on this video! Click here to try LastPass for FREE: http://bit.ly/2xqHvKa In this video we will take a look at 5 Actual Hidden Features on the Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ Plus and One Super Secret Hidden Menu. Let's dive in. --------------- FOLLOW ME ON SOCIAL MEDIA ----------------- Follow me on twitter : http://twitter.com/sakitechonline Follow me on Instagram: http://instagram.com/sakitechonline Follow me on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sakitechonline Follow me on Google+ https://plus.google.com/+sakitech My Website: http://sakitechonline.com

12 Dangerous Android Apps You Need to Delete Immediately

Pay attention to the list of the most suspicious apps you may come across in Google Play. Delete them from your phone immediately to protect your personal data and extend the life of your phone. Their creators promise the apps will optimize your device, extend the life of your battery and protect your phone from viruses. Some of them are even supposed to be lie detectors and defragmentation devices. In fact, all they give you is ads, and what they do is get access to your data and kill your battery. Considering the huge number of apps created every single day, not even Google can keep track and check the safety of all the new programs. So the security of your device mostly depends on you! Music: Master of the Feast - Kevin MacLeod http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1400019 Creative Commons Attribution (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1400019. Artist: http://incompetech.com/ TIMESTAMPS Weather apps 0:43 Social media apps 1:31 Optimizers 2:02 Built-in browsers 2:32 Antivirus programs from unknown developers 3:01 Browsers with additional features 4:26 Apps for increasing your phone’s memory 5:43 Lie detectors 6:14 Defragmentation apps 7:00 Music Player 7:28 Battery Savers and Fast Charge apps 7:51 Wi-Fi apps 8:23 SUMMARY -There was a weather app that allowed the bad guys to avoid two-step authentication and easily get access to banking information of those who installed it. -Social media apps suck up so much of your device’s energy and kill the battery too. -Optimizers don’t make your phone’s system faster, they just slow it down and bring you ads as an added bonus. -Built-in browsers are mostly slow-working and don't have any protection from data interception. -Hackers create their own antivirus apps, which can steal users’ personal data and even completely block the phone. -You have at least two reasons two delete browsers from your phone: they slow it down, and require access to most aspects of the system, so they can even manage your calls. -You won't get more memory than your phone had initially, but will provide memory apps with access to your data. -Lie detector apps are about as useful as crystal balls, but they kill your battery and get access to your contacts and personal data. -Defragmentation apps don’t work like promised. They can only analyze how much space certain programs take up, use your phone's resources and collect your personal data. -You will want to delete this app because it consumes tons of data since it’s full of ads and causes a massive drain of your battery. -Battery savers and fast chargers can’t really change the speed of your gadget charging, but can give you endless apps even on lock screen. -If you don't want these apps to get access to all your data, avoid them at all costs. Subscribe to Bright Side : https://goo.gl/rQTJZz ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brightside/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brightgram/ 5-Minute Crafts Youtube: https://www.goo.gl/8JVmuC ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more videos and articles visit: http://www.brightside.me/

Fix Severe battery drain caused by Cell standby Samsung Galaxy S8,S7,S6 and more

If Cell Standby is draining or is the main app draining your battery under usage on Galaxy S8,S7 or other device try the following fix. This may also work for other battery draining issues as well especially on the Galaxy S8 or S8 plus. When the issue is happening to your device cell stand by will use more power in most cases than the display and will be in the top three apps or so consuming double figures.

Top Five Samsung Galaxy S8 Battery Life Tips

I love my Samsung Galaxy S8, but the battery doesn't always last a full day. Here are my Top 5 Battery Life tips for the Gaxaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. State of Tech - http://stateoftech.net Find us here: Facebook - http://www.fb.com/stateoftech Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/stateoftech Instagram - http://instagram.com/stateoftech

We're starting to notice that there's a rising number of #GalaxyS8 owners noticing shorter battery life on their respective devices after installing Android updates. At this time, we're still gathering more information what these updates might be but in the meantime, we've decided to also address the issue by creating a list of tricks that you can do minimize battery drain. If you think that your S8 battery was affected, make sure to finish watching the entire video.

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