How to Fix Google Pixel 3 Battery Draining So Fast

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Want to extend battery life on Google Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3? Here’s how to fix Pixel 3 battery life problems. There are several solutions that will fix bad battery life problems such as reduce brightness, turn off Ambient display, screen sleep time, close background running apps that not use, live wallpaper & screen saver, disable auto-sync and more settings. Also, use Adaptive battery, Adaptive brightness, Battery saver, and dark theme settings to fix battery drain problems on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.

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How to Improve Battery Life on Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3

First of all enable below given new Android 9 Pie features that extremely helpful to extend battery life on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.

How to enable Adaptive battery on Android 9 Pie

How to enable Adaptive brightness in android 9 Pie

How to enable Battery saver in Android 9 Pie

Adjust screen brightness & reduce sleep time

Adjust screen brightness on Pixel 3 XL Pie

Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel two times from any screen on your Google Pixel 3.

Step 2: Move slider left side to decrease screen brightness.

In the latest android OS, automatically adjust the screen brightness that relevant to your environment or lights.

Reduce screen time out time on Pixel 3 & 3 XL

Reduce screen time out time on Pixel 3

Step 1: Go to settings in your Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL.

Step 2: Tap Display.

Step 3: Tap Advanced.

Step 4: Tap Sleep.

Step 5: Choose 15 seconds or 30 seconds.

Turn off Ambient display on Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL

When ambient display turned on in your Google Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL, your device screen wake up whenever get any new notifications. It will reduce battery life whole day in your phone.

Turn off Ambient display on Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL Pie

Settings > Display > Advanced > Ambient display > Turn off new notifications toggle

Set Dark Theme to improve Pixel 3 battery life

You can manually set Pixel 3 theme as dark or light mode you want using display settings. The dark theme uses less battery compare to the light theme. Enable dark theme on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL using below given settings. It will save battery life on Google Pixel 3 devices.

How to improve Pixel 3 battery life

Settings > Display > Advanced > Device theme > Dark

Also remove screen saver and live wallpaper that quickly drain battery life of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. You’ll simply set black wallpaper on Pixel 3 lock screen and home screen to save battery life.

Long press on blank space in your Pixel 3 home screen > Wallpapers > Select wallpaper > Set wallpaper > Home screen or lock screen or Both

Read Also: How to enable a dark mode on the latest Android OS

Restrict background data in Google Pixel 3

Several apps running on the background even not use in our phone. To improve battery life on Pixel 3 XL, close background running apps. We already discussed about restrict apps on Google Pixel 3 devices. Also clear app cache or force stop apps if app causing issue of Pixel 3 speed slow or app crashing or freezing problem to occur.

Turn off GPS, Wi-Fi, mobile data, and other services while not activate

Disable location, Wi-Fi network, Bluetooth and other services when not use in your Pixel or other android devices.

Turn off vibration to Fix Pixel 3 battery draining issue

Turn off all notifications and ring vibration and all other touch vibration in your phone to save battery life on Google Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3.

Step 1: Go to settings.

Step 2: Tap Accessibility.

Step 3: Tap Vibration under Interaction controls.

Step 4: Tap Ring & notification vibration and choose off.

Step 5: Tap the back button.

Step 6: Tap Touch vibration and choose off.

You can turn off sounds and vibration in Pixel 3 also.

Settings > Sound > Advanced > Other sounds and vibrations > touch vibrations (Haptic feedback)

Close running apps on Google Pixel 3 & 3 XL

Improve battery life on Google Pixel 3 XL

Step 1: Tap recent apps button on Pixel 3 Pie from any screen.

Swipe screen right side to view the most recently used apps list. You can individually close app or close all apps at same time in your device.

Step 2: Swipe right side screen up to view clear all.

Step 3: Tap Clear all.

Turn off auto sync in Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL

By default activate auto sync in your android phone. So sync each account data manually and update it automatically when available. So it will consume more battery in your Google Pixel 3. To improve battery life in Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3, disable it.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Tap Accounts.

Step 3: Toggle off Automatically sync data.

And that’s all. End the list of possible solutions to improve Pixel 3 battery life. If you know any other ways to extend battery life on Pixel 3 XL, let me know in the comment section. I’ll add it to the list.

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