How often to you charge the battery of your Android device?

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Jun 10, 2014, 10:49:02 AM via Website

Good articles @kris on saving batteries and understanding what phone features use up energy. I'm kinda surprised to see a lot of people still wearing their batteries down completely when there are heaps of articles explaining that today's lithium batteries need charging a little and often, but I guess that's because owners have no choice where so many of today's phones have such poor battery life.

With an app like MyPhoneExplorer (, it's easy to be syncing the phone's contacts/calendar/photos to a computer, and that forces you to charge it periodically on USB without making a special effort :*, rather than wait until the battery's almost dead.:'(

This Moto G tends to last 1.5 to 2 days, according to the monthly rolling average measured by an app called Battery Drain Analyzer (, which feels about right for actual usage. The only features/apps which bring it below a day are ones like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS all on together, and 3D games, but even then it will last a full day. It seems like manufacturers are getting back to balancing uptime with performance - hurray! because that's what customers are crying out for (, so hopefully we'll return to the 1-2 week lifetimes that used to exist with feature phones. :)

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Jun 19, 2014, 11:37:34 AM via Website

once every night. All phones now have terrible battery life lol.

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Aug 12, 2014, 8:51:30 AM via Website

I generally charged my S5 at night but in evening battery becomes low so i generally carry my power bank, but if i forgot it i have to suffer with low battery problem.

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Jul 12, 2017, 7:59:44 AM via Website

Before buying iPhone 6, I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 5. Usually I need to charge it once a day. Since I need to use it for several hours every day. Sometimes I will charge it in car with 400w power inverter. Because I need to check email in car with this device. I like this is common to every android device users.

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Jun 13, 2018, 11:28:44 AM via Website

Keep your data/wifi off when not needed, you can save your battery and it's health. My OnePlus One drains completely in 2 days with maximum usage.

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Jul 2, 2018, 7:57:41 PM via Website

Well, I always try to charge it twice a day.

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Dec 24, 2019, 10:30:13 AM via Website

Mine is Redmi 6 and I charge it everyday. Maybe twice per day, 'cause I use it to listen to music so often.

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Dec 24, 2019, 10:51:21 AM via Website

I am using one plus 7 so, I charge my phone one time a day.
Its battery performance is awesome.

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Dec 24, 2019, 12:26:30 PM via Website

I have a redmi 8 with a 5000 mAh battery. I could go 3 days without charging and still have some left.

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Dec 26, 2019, 5:34:07 AM via Website

I'm currently using Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime and I tend to charge the battery once a day. But I realize that as time goes by, the battery is getting drained. Maybe because I've charged my phone overnight :(

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