For those that own a Motorola Moto Z and Moto Z Force, it’s a good idea to know how to fix the Moto Z and Moto Z Force 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 Motorola Moto Z and Moto Z Force.
Reboot or Reset Moto Z and Moto Z Force
Sometimes when the Moto Z and Moto Z Force has a bad battery life, the best option is to factory reset the Motorola Moto Z and Moto Z Force. Another great reason to factory reset a Moto Z and Moto Z Force is to get a fresh start on the device. Follow this guide on how to reboot & reset the Moto Z and Moto Z Force.
Disable Or Manage Background Sync
When opens are being used, these apps are still draining the battery on your Moto Z and Moto Z Force. The best way to help fix the fast draining battery on the Moto Z and Moto Z Force 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 Motorola Moto Z and Moto Z Force battery life will be much better.
The WiFi kills the battery on the Moto Z and Moto Z Force 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 Moto Z and Moto Z Force Power-Saving Mode
The “Power saving mode” feature has some great options to help fix a dying Moto Z and Moto Z Force 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 Moto Z and Moto Z Force. 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 Moto Z and Moto Z Force. 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.
Reduce the amount of tethering that is done with your Moto Z and Moto Z Force. Yes the tethering feature is great for connecting other devices to the Internet, but this feature drains the battery of the Moto Z and Moto Z Force fast. The best way to fix a fast dying battery on the Moto Z and Moto Z Force is to just turn off the tethering feature, or reduce the amount of time it’s used.