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5 Tips To Increase Your Ipad 2 Battery Life
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Included in your iPad 2 is one of the most technologically advanced batteries commercially available today. Though the iPad 2 battery life may be fine just for many people, if you are on the internet much or just frequently on the road, you no doubt need to find ways to maximize your battery life. Below are a 5 ways to maximize your iPad 2 battery life so you spend more time using it and fewer times charging it.

Screen Brightness One of the best ways to decrease the drain on your battery is to turn down the brightness of your screen. You no doubt may be guilty of this at home with your big LCD t.v. as well, as it seems many people think brighter is always better. While that may be your preference on your plugged-in flat screen, having that attitude on your iPad 2 can eat up a big chunk of your battery time. You can use auto-brightness as well to automatically adjust brightness to the ambient light.

Push and Fetch Less Unless your iPad 2 is your main device for all things media, news, e-mail related, you likely don’t need new messages constantly “pushed” to you. You can set up the iPad 2 to fetch manually or hourly to save some charge.

Turn off WiFi When WiFi is activiated, your iPad 2 uses power to essentially engage a radio to send and receive data. The longer/better the range of the WiFi, the more power it will tend to use. Even though the iPad 2 employs power saving features in its WiFi, you will still burn up battery charge you don’t really need. So, unless you are actively using the WiFi at home or at hot spots, turn it off to maximize your iPad 2 battery life.

Turn off Bluetooth Similar to WiFi, when on, it is another radio activated and will regularly search for devices to connect to. Though it may not use a lot of power, it’s another drain you likely don’t need often unless you are frequently using a Bluetooth keyboard or other accessory with it.

Turn off the Equalizer This may be a touchy subject for some, but for many, turning off the equalizer in your iPod app in the Ipad2 is another easy way to minimize drain on your battery. Some people swear they need it on to listen to their music, while others may not even tell the difference or ever miss it.

While there may be other ways as well, I hope I gave you some quick and easy ways to maximize your iPad 2 battery life. Play around with some of these settings and see which are best for you to adjust so you can extend your iPad 2 battery life.


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