Snapchat Draining Your iPhone’s Battery Life Here’s How to STOP!

Snapchat Draining Your iPhone’s Battery Life? Here’s How to STOP!

Using Snapchat comes with its own set of pros and cons. Barring the Pros, if we talk about cons then draining battery would be on top of this list. If you’re an active Snapchat user then you must’ve surely experienced some serious battery troubles while using Snapchat on your iPhone.

Just like Facebook, Snapchat seems to burn more battery in the background than it does on screen. To give this an end we have jotted down 2 simple ways by which you can significantly save your battery life to make it last for longer hours.

Let’s get started!

How to Check Snapchat’s Background Battery Consumption

Well, see it for yourself.

  1. First, launch settings and head on to “Battery”.
  2. Wait for a moment till the battery usage of your device is being calculated.
  3. Now select the “Show Detailed Usage” button to get a breakdown of foreground and background power usage.
  4. Here you will see Snapchat as one of the biggest culprits in churning down your iPhone’s battery.

How to Check Snapchat’s Background Battery Consumption

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How to Stop Snapchat from Draining your iPhone’s Battery

 

In the above steps we just how Snapchat eats up maximum amount of battery percentage. But how to stop this? Is there a way? Fortunately, yes there is small hack that allows you to save down some extra battery percentage bars of your iPhone.

  1. Launch Snapchat.
  2. Tap on the ghost like icon appearing on the top right corner of the screen.
  3. Now select settings. (Gear shaped icon)

How to Stop Snapchat from Draining your iPhone’s Battery

  1. Tap on Manage Preferences under Additional Services.
  2. Toggle the “Travel Mode” switch to ON.

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Switching to Travel Mode reduces Snapchat’s mobile data usage. Since radio is one of the principal points of power consumption, it can surely help to save your iPhone’s battery life.

How to Disable Background App Refresh for Snapchat

You can also control background app refresh in Apple’s Settings.

  1. Launch the Settings app from your Home screen.
  2. Tap on General.

How to Disable Background App Refresh for Snapchat

  1. Select “Background App Refresh”.
  2. Toggle Snapchat’s switch to OFF.

When you do either or both of these things, you’ll need to go into Snapchat and tap on stories you need to load, only then you can see them. Well, bearing this much trouble doesn’t sounds that big of a deal, right?

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All this becomes worth it when you’ll see a massive boost in your iPhone’s battery life.

Let us know if both the tricks worked well for you. We’d love to hear your feedback

Rimzhim Sharma

Rimzhim Sharma is a blogger at Systweak Software. An engineer by qualification, she discovered her penchant for writing all things tech and cool, quite by chance. She writes about newest technology trends and gadgets. When not writing, Rimzhim is likely to be found reading, traveling, or simply digging into her favorite foods.

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