When you’re using all kinds of apps throughout the day, you can easily forget some of them opened. And while you think that there’s nothing to worry about, those apps silently running in the background might as well be the one thing draining your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus’s battery.
If you’ve been experiencing problems with your battery lately, there is a chance that there are too many apps that run in the background, consuming the resources of your system. You definitely need to identify those apps and close them right away.
How do you find the apps that drain Galaxy S8 / Galaxy S8+ Plus battery?
Your smartphone has a very specific menu where you can investigate and discover any suspicious activity in terms of battery consumption:
- Go to the Home screen;
- Access the general Menu;
- Tap on Battery;
- Tap on the “Unusual battery consumption” option;
- You should now see a list of the apps that are using the most of your battery.
What do you do with the battery consuming apps?
Now that you know what’s causing your Galaxy S8 / Galaxy S8+ Plus to lose battery at such a fast pace, it’s time to get rid of the faulty apps. For that, you have two options: you can either delete the apps, especially if you don’t need them that much, or you can close them until the next time you really need to use those apps.
Slowly but steadily, the battery of your smartphone will last longer and you should be happier with how the device works.