Windows phone users often complain about various battery issues, and Insiders seem to be particularly plagued by these problems especially after installing the latest builds. For certain Windows phone models, such as Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, the battery issues seem to be a never-ending saga.
The culprit for these issues hasn’t been identified yet: some say Microsoft hasn’t optimized the Windows OS for mobile devices, while others suggest that battery issues are triggered by faulty hardware.
We’ll try to help you alleviate these battery issues by providing you with a list of the best battery saving tools for Windows 10 phones. While these tools are not going to magically solve all your phone battery issues, they will definitely help you extend your terminal’s battery life, prevent battery drain and overheating issues.
Battery saving tools for your Windows 10 phone
Battery Saver Pro +
Battery Saver Pro is perhaps the best battery saving app for your Windows 10 phone. This tool offers essential battery saving features such as: power saving mode, smart saving, toggle control, power testing, and more.
Battery Saver Pro ensures a full charge cycle which will increase the worktime of your battery. You can easily follow the battery status on your phone, how much time you have before the phone turns off and other useful information. You can also enable/disable various phone services to further extend the life of your battery. Moreover, the tool will tell you if your phone has enough battery to play a game, a movie, or to browse the web.
Key features include:
- Accurately estimates battery remaining time
- Widget that improves battery performance with personalized UI design
- Indicates how much battery power will be extended if you shut down various services
- Great set of tips and best practices
- Elegant, easy to use user interface.
You can install Battery Saver Pro + for free from the Windows Store.
If you need a doctor for your phone battery, Battery Doctor will immediately answer your call. This tool intelligently makes changes that optimize your Windows phone and stops the unnecessary battery drain by finding apps and settings that drain power. Once the culprits are found, they are immediately disabled.
Battery Doctor tells you in real time how much battery you got left, how long it takes for your phone to fully charge, while the Live tile displays battery status on your phone’s homescreen.
You can download Battery Doctor for free from the Windows Store.
Smart Battery Suite Pro
With Smart Battery Suite, extending your phone’s battery life has never been easier. You can always rely on this tool when travelling, or when you don’t have access to a charging plug. This app reads your mobile device and battery specifications to perform calculations and extend your battery life. Its developers regularly update it to include the latest Windows phone models.
Smart Battery Suite Pro offers the following features:
- Instantly optimize battery with one tap
- Stop discharging instantly or save battery life up-to 40%
- Stylish: comes with 4 colorful themes, beautiful Live tiles and charging wallpaper
- 4 smart battery saving modes to assist you in critical times: Default Saver, Normal Saver, Super Saver & Instant Saver
- Battery allerts: 3 notification types for low, draining and full battery.
- Remaining time calculations: displays battery run time for talk time, Wi-Fi browsing, music playback time, video playback time and standby.
You can download Smart Battery Suite for only $1.29 from the Windows Store.
Battery Saver increases your phone’s battery life so that you don’t run out of battery when you need it the most. The tool constantly informs you about the status of your battery via Live tiles you can pin to your phone’s home screen. You’ll also receive lots of battery saving tips so that you can optimize your phone’s settings.
You can download Battery Saver for free from the Windows Store. If you want to remove adverts, you can buy the app for $0.99.
Battery Care is a small, simple and elegant app that displays your battery status on your Windows phone, informing you how much battery you got left. This app can also serves as a battery saver, supporting shortcuts to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Lock, Airplane and Settings app, allowing you quickly optimize your phone’s parameters.
Most users are satisfied by this app’s performance, but some complain that Battery Care’s barometer never reaches 100%, displaying only 99% even after the phone had been charging all night long.
You can download Battery Care for free from the Windows Store.
Have you tried out the battery saving tools listed in this article? Tell us more about your experience in the comment section below.
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