Warning to millions of Android phone owners to delete dozens of “battery killer” apps now

NOBODY likes dead battery and apps are one of the biggest culprits.

Some eat up your power even if you don’t use them.

Apparently the Fitbit app uses quite a bit of power

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Apparently the Fitbit app uses quite a bit of power

According to a study by pCloud last year, Fitbit is one of the top culprits for battery drain.

Experts based their analysis on the number of features that can run in the background, such as camera, location, and microphone.

They claim Fitbit allows 14 out of 16 which can impact battery.

Uber, Skype and Facebook are also in the top five.

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Airbnb, Instagram, Tinder and Bumble are now in the top 10.

But there are so many factors that can affect battery life, including how often you actually use your phone.

One of the best ways to find out which app is using the most amount of juice on your device is to search Android’s settings.

There’s a handy feature that uncovers everything.

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To find out yours, just open Settings.

Find the Battery or Battery usage option.

Here you should see a list of apps, detailing how much each one uses on average.

There are of course other ways you can save battery.

One thing to try is background restriction, which prevents apps from updating when you’re not using them.

There are also features like power saving mode and dimming the brightness.

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