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There are lots of big power-saving tweaks 9 Proven, Tested Tips To Extend Your Android's Battery Life 9 Proven, Tested Tips To Extend Your Android's Battery Life No matter how long your phone's battery life lasts, there are ways that you can definitely make it last longer. Let's take a look at some different ways. Read More that can help extend Android battery life, but even small tweaks can add up. Here are three quick tips for squeezing even more battery life out of your devices.

1. Install Black Screen of Life (BSoL). It’s an Android app that allows you to “listen” to music videos with the screen turned off. Just play any video in any app, then block your phone’s proximity sensor Make Your Phone Turn On Automatically Just When You Need It Make Your Phone Turn On Automatically Just When You Need It Your phone is resting on the table; you pick it up, and it flicks on. You didn't press anything -- it just knows. Read More (usually located near the ear piece) by placing the phone face down or inside your pocket.

BSoL does the rest, turning off the screen while keeping the audio on. If you’re having trouble with the app, double-check that you’re blocking the right sensor. If it’s still troublesome, enable Compatibility Mode in BSoL’s settings.

These next two tricks only apply to devices with AMOLED displays. An AMOLED screen doesn’t require light to display black pixels, i.e. it “turns off” black pixels. So any tweak that forces the screen to display the color black will potentially save power.

2. Use Blackle instead of Google. Blackle is a black-themed version of Google. It does lack Google’s advanced options and filtering tools, but it’s fine for basic searches.

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3. Switch to a solid black wallpaper.This not only saves battery, but also helps prevent screen burn Save Your Screen: How to Prevent Burn-in on AMOLED Screens Save Your Screen: How to Prevent Burn-in on AMOLED Screens Does your device's screen suffer from burn-in? Do you just want to keep your screen healthy for a long time? Then you'll want to read this article. Read More (the permanent imprinting of images onto AMOLED screens). Here’s a ready-to-download black wallpaper Save Your Screen: How to Prevent Burn-in on AMOLED Screens Save Your Screen: How to Prevent Burn-in on AMOLED Screens Does your device's screen suffer from burn-in? Do you just want to keep your screen healthy for a long time? Then you'll want to read this article. Read More from our archives that you can use.

Remember, only true black functions as a battery saver. Dark-colored wallpapers won’t work because they still require pixels to be turned on.

Which power-saving tips have made a considerable difference to your phone’s battery life? Share them with us in the comments!

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