The Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge both comes with a powerful non-removable battery (3000 and 3600mAh respectively) along with support for wireless and fast charging. However many Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge users are facing battery drain issues.
If you are facing battery life issues with your Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, here’s some possible fixes to solve battery life issues of Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.
8 Ways To Fix Samsung Galaxy S7 And Galaxy S7 Edge Battery Life Issues
1. Turn off Always-On Display
Samsung Galaxy S7 comes with “Always-On Display”, the feature does not consumes much of battery life but it is better to it off when not in use.
Go to “Settings”
Tap “Always On Display”
Toggle to turn OFF “Always On Display”.
2. Reboot or Restart Galaxy S7
Sometimes a simple reboot or restart can resolve battery drain issue on the Galaxy S7. To restart Galaxy S7 press and hold down the power key and volume key at the same time then wait for few seconds before restarting the Galaxy S7.
3. Close Apps Which Are Eating Your Galaxy S7 Battery
There may be many apps running in the background of your device which you may not be using, find the apps and close them to prevent battery drain. Third-party apps which you have installed may also be responsible for poor battery performance.
Go to Settings and then to Battery, find apps which are draining battery, uninstall or force stop the apps. Try reinstalling the apps again to see if the problems gets fixed.
4. Manage Background Sync
Close the apps which you are not using on your Galaxy S7 to help fix battery drain issue. If you are not using social networking apps like Facebook regularly on your Galaxy S7 it is better to disable background sync.
You can manage background sync by going to Settings and then to Accounts and disable sync for the apps which you don’t need. By managing background sync you will find considerable improvement in the battery life of Galaxy S7.
5. Disable Location, LTE , WiFi, Bluetooth
Disable location services on Galaxy S7 when not in use, use location services only when you are using maps for navigation. Similarly, disable LTE, WiFi and bluetooth services when not in use to prevent battery drain.
6. Disable Flipboard Briefing on Galaxy S7
Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge comes with a new app, Flipboard Briefing app for news on the home screen. Disable Flipboard Briefing on Galaxy S7.
Swipe right to the Flipboard screen.
Tap the toggle off in the top right to disable.
7. Reduce Tethering
With the release of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge Samsung introduced Wi-Fi sharing with other devices. Wi-Ffi tethering may drain battery fast, turn off Wi-Fi tethering when not in use in the Galaxy S7.
8. Use Wireless Battery Case
To improve battery life of the Galaxy S7 you can also use wireless battery cases, place your Galaxy S7 into the case and you can charge your device while on move. Samsung has also released an official battery case for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge to solve battery woes.