Want to Extend Battery Life on Redmi Phones? So, Let’s have a look!

There are many Redmi Device users have asked about to save still more battery so that, they can save a lot more power for a long-lasting usage. So, if you are one of them, and you also want to know about that how to save battery on “Redmi” tagged phones. In the list, we will discuss the top and recently launched Redmi series phones such as Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi Note 5, Redmi 5, Redmi 5A, and Redmi Y1. So, If you have any one of these above mentioned Redmi series phones, then this article is for you.

As we all know that the Xiaomi’s all the phones come with a long lasting battery backup. But as being human, we want more, so that’s a reason that we have created this article, and in this article, we will cover all the tips and tricks, which will help you to get more battery backup. Many times we look at the battery icon on our phone and, we find that the battery is draining too faster than usual, that’s what I’m talking about.

So, if have faced anything like that then you can still save much battery on your phone, and you can also get a long-lasting battery backup.

Want to Extend Battery Life on Xiaomi Redmi Phones

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There are many apps and tricks are available on the internet, and they might be works well, but not on all the phones. And, we found that all the tricks and tip does not work on each phone, that’s the reason that we have created this tutorial only for Redmi series phone. And which smartphone of the “Redmi” series will cover, we have mentioned in the first paragraph.

Here’s a list of all the Android phones which we’ll cover to talk about to save battery on:

  • Redmi Note 5 Pro
  • Redmi Note 5
  • Redmi 5
  • Redmi 5A
  • Redmi Y1

And other recently launched “Redmi” series smartphones. This same method can also be used to save battery on other Redmi smartphones too.

Here’s how that you can still extend the battery backup time of Xiaomi’s Redmi series phones:

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Disable “Dual 4G” (If not required it)

There is a new feature on all the Xiaomi smartphones that you can find, which is “Dual 4G.” This feature is recently updated to all the Xiaomi’s Phones, which supports the Dual SIM slot and latest 4G VOLTE connectivity. That’s the reason, which we have covered all the above mentioned and recently launched smartphones because these all the smartphones have the latest 4G VoLTE connectivity. And they also come with a Dual SIM slot.

After analyzing the Dual 4G feature on Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphone, we found that the “Dual 4G” features can drain your device’s battery faster than usual. So, Turning the OFF this feature could help to extend your battery backup time.

Here’s how you can disable the Dual 4G on your Xiaomi Phones:

Disable “Dual 4G”

  • First of all, Open the Settings of your device.
  • Now, tap on the SIM Cards & Mobile Networks option
  • Here, find the Dual 4G feature, and disable the Dual 4G by turning the slider button left side.

As we all know that the JIO is an LTE/VoLTE based cellular connectivity and it does not support any 3G and 2G band. So, If you are using the JIO SIM card on both slots of your device, then there is no way to disable the “Dual 4G” feature on your Xiaomi Phone. But, don’t be disappointed, there is the whole list of tricks & tip below. So, follow the other ways that you can be able to try on your device.

If you are using a Dual SIM on your device, but from the different carrier(E.g., SIM 1: JIO, Sim 2: Other Carrier), then you can try to turn off the Dual 4G feature to extend the battery. Because the sim “1” will be only the ability to get 4G VoLTE connectivity, and the second sim will be able to get the 3G network (band). So, this way your device will consume less battery than before. So, turning off the Dual 4G feature on your device will help you to get the extended battery backup time.

Read Also: How to Enable the Dual 4G on Redmi Note 5 Pro


Restrict the Background Activities of Apps

To Extend the battery life of your Xiaomi Redmi Phone, you can also try to restrict the background activities of apps, and it might work well for you. So, restricting the background activities of apps is the best way that you can get the extended battery life that can last for full day usage.

There is no doubt about Xiaomi’s technology, but there are many apps that can consume more battery on your Android smartphone. So, first of all, you have to find those all the apps that are consuming the more battery power of your device. Finding the most battery consuming app on Redmi Phone is quite simple and easy and thanks to company’s own battery saver app, which helps you to figure out the most battery consuming apps that are consuming the more battery juice than other apps on your devices.

The company’s own Battery Saver app is easy to use, and this app can help you to save a lot more battery. So, if you are using another third party battery saver or any app that claims to save your device battery life, then just uninstall them from your device (I’m not blaming any app from any angle).

Just, I’m saying that using a company’s own battery saver app instead of any third party app, might be the best way that you can get extended battery life on your device.

Here’s how to restrict the background activities of apps:

Restrict the Background Activities of Apps (1)

  • First of all, you have to open Settings on your device.
  • Now, scroll down to the Battery option, and open it.

Restrict the Background Activities of Apps (2)

  • Here, you have to tap on Power Option.
  • Here, you have to tap on “Battery Use” option to open it.
  • In which, you will find two sections: (1) Apps, (2)Hardware
  • Stay to Apps section, and check the stats of most battery consuming apps.

Once you find the apps with massive battery consuming rates, then you can follow our below mentioned few simple and easy steps to find and restrict the background activities of those apps.

Restrict the Background Activities of Apps (2.1)

  • Here, you have to open “Settings,” and then go to the “Installed Apps” option.
  • In which, use the search bar, and search for the apps.

Restrict the Background Activities of Apps (2.2)

  • After you find the app, tap on it to explore.
  • Then, scroll down to Battery Saver option, and then choose “Restrict background Activity” option
  • After that, confirm your action by tapping on the OK button.

By repeating the above-mentioned steps, you can easily be able to “Restrict background Activity” of any app that you want. Hope, you will like this tip, and I’m damn sure that this will help you to extend the battery life of your device.


Turn the Battery Saver Feature

Yes, Xiaomi’s own battery saver feature is quite simple and effective and works great to save and extend the battery life of your device. So, you don’t need to install any third party battery saver apps from Google Play Store or Mi App Store.

Because the company’s own battery saver app works pretty good and also helps to save more juice, which can extend your usage time for up to half a day. Unlike the other battery saver apps, the Xiaomi’s own battery saving app allows you to explore all things related battery so that you can easily be able to extend your battery life.

Here’s how that you can turn the battery saver on your Xiaomi device:

Turn the Battery Saver Feature (1)

  • First of all, you have to open Settings on your device.
  • Then, tap on Power option to proceed.
  • Here, you have to tap on “Battery Saver” option to open it.
  • In which, you can easily be able to enable the Battery Saver option by sliding the slider to the right side.

And this how that you have enabled the battery saver feature on your Xiaomi device.


As you have seen the above-mentioned three major tips that actually save your device’s battery. But, now we will figure out the basic points that help you to that you can try on your Xiaomi’s Redmi smartphones. So let’s have a look at the below mentioned few basic points that you can try to extend the battery life of your device.

Turn OFF the Mobile Data, GPS, and WiFi (If not required)

By turning off the Mobile data, GPS, and WiFi on your device can also help you to extend the battery life of your device, and that’s works on all the Android device.

That’s the reason that we called them a basic point, which you can also try on your other Android smartphone. These all the below and this methods can also be able to try to on other brand’s smartphones, not only on the Xiaomi phones.

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So, when you really don’t want to use these all the feature on your Xiaomi device, then you can turn off them so that you can save little bit battery of your device. And you can easily be able to turn off them from the toggles of your device.

So, just only you have to do is slide to down the toggle bar on your device and turn off all of them one-by-one.


Turn OFF ‘Wake Lock Screen For Notifications’ option

As we all know that the “Wake Lock Screen For Notifications” is a quite simple and easy way that the smartphone uses to display the all coming notifications and wake the screen up, so that user can see what notification has received on the phone, etc.

But, In terms of battery consumption, then this feature wake up the display of your device, and to wake the display, need battery power, and finally, you found that the battery is consuming more juice than usual. To disable the “Wake Lock Screen For Notifications,” follow the below mentioned few simple steps.

Here’s how you can disable the wake screen for notifications on Xiaomi smartphone:

Turn OFF ‘Wake Lock Screen For Notifications’ option

  • First of all, Open the Settings of your Xiaomi Device
  • Then, Go to the “Lock Screen & Password” option and open it.
  • In which, you can turn off the “Wake Lock Screen for Notifications” feature by sliding the toggle button to the left side.

This is how that you can disable or turn off the “Wake Lock Screen for Notifications” option on your Xiaomi smartphone.


Turn OFF the Unwanted Vibrations

Vibration alert is the best features on any smartphone so that the device can inform you that someone is calling you, or in a many another ways. But, you can disable them to get the extended battery life.

Here are that basic features, In which you can disable the Vibration feedback to save or extend the battery life such as Vibrate for Calls, Vibrate When Silent, and Vibrate on Tap. So, by disabling these features, you can easily be able to get little-bit extended battery backup time, not so more but, quite a bit. So, follow the below mentioned few simple steps to turn off the unwanted vibrations.

Here’s how you can easily disable or turn off the unwanted vibrations on Xiaomi Phone:

Turn OFF the Unwanted Vibrations

  • First of all, Open the Settings on your Xiaomi smartphone
  • After that, Scroll down to “Sound & Vibration” option, and tap on it.
  • Here, again scroll down to “Vibrate” Section & you will find two main options: (1) Also Vibrate For Calls, (2) Vibrate When Silent.

So, disable them according to your requirements, if you don’t want both of them, then turn off both features, so that you won’t be able to get any vibration feedback from your device.

Vibrate on Tap

Here, you will find another option, which is “Vibrate on Tap.” In which, you will be able to set the density of “Vibration” between Low, Medium, and Strong.

And, if you don’t want to set the vibration feedback on “Vibrate on Tap,” then just select the “Off” option. By choosing the “Off” option, you have successfully disabled the “Vibrate on Tap” feature on your device.


Keep your Device Up-To-Date

As we all know that the Xiaomi offers all the latest Android version and all-new updated UI’s for their all the smartphone time-to-time. And we also know that the Xiaomi also offers the latest features with their each-every new update.

So, keeping your device up-to-date also helps you to save the battery life. And also every update can also help to fix system bugs. So, stay or keep checking for the latest OTA update from Xiaomi and, when the OTA update available, just connect your phone to WiFi and proceed. (Updating your device on Cellular data may charge more)

Here’s how that you can check for an update on Xiaomi Phone:

Keep your Device Up-To-Date

  • First of all, Open Settings on your device
  • Then, tap on “About Phone,” which can be found in the top in settings.
  • In which, you have to tap on “System Update” option, just tap on it. ‘
  • Here, you will be able to check for the latest update.

If the update is available, then just download and install, so that your device can be up-to-date. Check out below video for more information,


That’s all, and This is how that you can extend the battery life on the Redmi phone. These all the above-mentioned tip and tricks has been fully tested on Xiaomi’s latest Note 5 Pro smartphone.

These all the tricks have perfectly worked on RN5 Pro device. That’s the reason that we have only covered the latest Redmi series smartphones. Hope you will like this post on “How to extend battery life on Redmi Phones.” And also do share your experience after trying this all the above-mentioned tips and tricks in the comment section below. For more updates, stay tuned!

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