How to Save Your Battery When Traveling – Check these 8 Ways

When I was a teenager, whenever I am leaving home-returning to school or just visiting relatives-my parents often ensure that my phone is fully charged. But it’s surprising that even with a full charge, before reaching my destination, I already have a low battery. In fact, most times, on reaching my  destination, I might not get a place to charge my phone. Can you relate to this too? Then, I’m here with the tips that would help out to save your battery! 

However, never think that I’ll be coming up with tips that will make your trip boring. I’m very sure that you want to trash off boredom, thus you will definitely need your phone to access social media, watch movies, listen to music, play games, and many more. Even though you will still need to engage in these activities, you can excellently preserve your battery life when traveling. Let’s see how! 

8 Ways to Save Your Battery

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1. Download/ Install Whatever You Would Need Before Traveling. Downloading whatever you would need beforehand will save your battery. This will also prevent you from keeping your phone on a 4G or 3G network. Instead,  you will have it retained on either 2G or Edge to surf the net.  

Tips to Save Your Battery:

  • Download files above 150mb upward before traveling.
  •  Install those files before traveling.
  • If  a game requires a network, play it on a 2G network. 
  • Travel with your earphones. 

2. Reduce the Brightness of Your Screen. Reducing the brightness of your screen or using the adaptive brightness feature will really help in reducing the amount of power your phone consumes.

Tips to Save Your Battery:

  • Activate your phone’s dark mode
  • Set third party apps on dark mode
  • Place your screen on Auto-Brightness
  • Activate reading mode if you don’t have dark a mode

3. Switch Off the Location Service. The location service, when switched on, has a map feature that helps you find your way when you’re lost. Also, it continually broadcasts your location to Google as long as your location service is linked to it. But this service drains your battery!

Tips to Activate it: 

  • Click on the Settings icon on your phone’s menu. 
  • It will bring out a page where you will see an option named security and location.
  • Click on the option named security and location. It will bring out a page where you will see an option named location.
  • Click on the location option and switch off your location.

Note: When traveling, only switch on your location when needed.

4. Keep Battery Saver Mode on. Perhaps you have been anticipating this point. Well, what’s unique about featuring this point here? This mode is designed to reduce the performance of your phone in order to extend its battery life.

Tips to Save Your Battery:

  • Activate Ultra power battery saver
  • Update your phone if you don’t have this feature 
  • Allow a few third-party apps to run. One or two is okay.

5. Airplane Mode. Switching on the Airplane mode is another incredible way to minimize power consumption, especially if you have two phones, or you wouldn’t be playing a game that requires internet connection or you wouldn’t be surfing the net. 

Tips to Save Your Battery:

  • In case of an emergency, only do this if you have two phones
  • Get a small phone
  • Play light games. 

6. Switch Off Vibrations: Do you wonder what this point is actually doing here? The vibration feature actually drains a lot of power on your phone, especially if it vibrates whenever you receive a notification.

Tips to Save Your Battery:

  • Instead of vibrations, enable notification light 
  • Place your phone on DND (Do not disturb mode)

7.  Charge Your Power Bank. Do you own a power bank? Then, you have an additional boost. Make sure you charge it before you leave home. You already know the use. Soft! 

Tips to Save Your Battery

8. Interact With People and Gaze at Nature: Of course, excellent conversations with people will surely make a huge difference! It will keep you from staring at your phone throughout the journey. Hills, landscapes, waterfalls, and animals are beautiful scenes to capture.

Tips to Save Your Battery:

  • Keep a mint to retain a fresh breath 
  • Be selective to avoid disappointment 
  • No flirting  
  • If traveling with a friend, offer him or her mint too.
  • Take photographs of beautiful places
  • Keep an eye on nature


So, when next are you traveling? Do you find one or two of the tips on how to save your battery when traveling useful? You can screenshot or bookmark this page. When it’s time to travel, cross-check and confirm if you are all set!

Assuredly, more power will be preserved if you apply these tips. Do you have suggestions? You can drop them in the comment section; it will be highly appreciated! 

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