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How to Fix Huawei Mate 8 Bad Battery Life

How to Fix Huawei Mate 8 Bad Battery Life

For those that own a Huawei Mate 8, it’s a good idea to know how to fix the Huawei Mate 8 bad battery life problem. Some bad battery life issues are based on the types of apps that are being used or Android software bugs that need to be fixed. The following will explain several ways to help fix a bad battery life on a Huawei Mate 8.


Reboot or Reset Huawei Mate 8

Sometimes when the Huawei Mate 8 has a bad battery life, the best option is to factory reset the Huawei Mate 8. Another great reason to factory reset a Huawei Mate 8 is to get a fresh start on the device. Follow this guide on how to reboot & reset the Huawei Mate 8.


Disable Or Manage Background Sync

When opens are being used, these apps are still draining the battery on your Huawei Mate 8. The best way to help fix the fast draining battery on the Huawei Mate 8 is to close these apps when it’s not being used. This can be done by pulling down the quick settings and swiping down with two fingers and tap on Sync to disable it.

Another method is to go to Settings -> Accounts and disable sync for the apps you don’t need. You’ll notice when disabling Facebook background sync, the Huawei Mate 8 battery life will be much better.


Disable Wi-Fi

The WiFi kills the battery on the Huawei Mate 8 if it’s turned on all day. Most people don’t need to be automatically connected to each Wi-Fi network that is available, and it’s a good idea to turn on Wi-Fi when it’s not in use. Also, during times that either a 3G/4G/LTE connection is being used for the Internet, turn off WiFi because there is no need to have it on when it’s not being used.


Use Huawei Mate 8 Power-Saving Mode

The “Power saving mode” feature has some great options to help fix a dying Huawei Mate 8 battery. There are options to restrict background data. There’s another option to limit performance, such as turning off GPS and the backlit keys and lowering the screen frame rate, as well as governing the phone’s processor. You can choose whether to start this mode manually, or have the phone do it automatically.


Disable LTE, Location, Bluetooth

Using the Internet for things like location tracking, LTE Internet and Bluetooth really drain the battery fast on the Huawei Mate 8. Sometime you need these services, but during times that it’s not needed, try turning them off and see how much longer the battery life lasts on your Huawei Mate 8. and sacrificing battery life. For those that don’t want to disable Location (GPS), put the smartphone into power saving mode. It will only wake up when necessary – like for Navigation. Bluetooth is another big silent battery killer.


Replace TouchWiz Launcher

TouchWiz launcher not only drains the battery of the Huawei Mate 8, but it also takes up a lot of memory, and constantly runs in the background. Instead, try Nova Launcher for better performance and better battery management.


Reduce Tethering

Reduce the amount of tethering that is done with your Huawei Mate 8. Yes the tethering feature is great for connecting other devices to the Internet, but this feature drains the battery of the Huawei Mate 8 fast. The best way to fix a fast dying battery on the Huawei Mate 8 is to just turn off the tethering feature, or reduce the amount of time it’s used.



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David Williams

Sep 2, 2016

I am a true junkie for everything tech. My current arsenal includes an Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick, iPhone Xs, Samsung Galaxy S9, Samsung Chromebook, iMac, and Dell XPS 13.

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