Android 8.0 Oreo: How to optimize battery life

Follow our advice to increase the autonomy of your smartphone with the latest version of Android.

There are more and more smartphones based on Google operating system that are updated to the latest version, Android 8.0 either Android Oreo, which offers numerous improvements and news to its users in terms of security, interface and optimization, both of the system itself and of autonomy. Of course, with each new generation of the Android OS, many options are modified through its settings, simplifying many of its elements and changing many others. And one of the things that changes the most is everything related to the battery manager; Therefore, we offer you the best tricks to optimize the battery, as well as show the real consumption of all elements from our smartphone Android.

Managing your Smartphone Battery on Android Oreo 8.0+

Access battery options

In order to have all the battery options at our disposal, the first thing we must do is go to Settings – Battery, in order to display the main menu options, among which a graph with remaining battery percentage in real time and other information such as the date and time of the last full charge.

Android 8.0 Oreo: How to optimize battery life

Thus, if we click on the battery icon we will access a more detailed consumption graph and the breakdown of the consumption of each component or element of the system, such as applications, Android or the mobile network, among others. However, From Settings we can add more elements to the graph to have much more specific control of battery consumption; And Android 8.0 Oreo offers many more options than the previous version 7.0 Nougat in terms of optimizing battery consumption.

Android 8.0 Oreo: How to optimize battery life

So, From the top three points of the battery menu we can access “Battery Optimization”. It will be through this option where we can configure the system and the applications independently, one by one, deciding which options or apps should be suspended, that is, do not consume resources, when the mobile remains at rest with the screen off. So, We make sure that we optimize our system according to the needs of each occasion and increase autonomy of our smartphone.


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  • Battery
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