How to Get the Most Battery Life Out of a Sony Xperia Z Phone?

If you follow some simple rules, you may be able to eek a bit of extra power out of your battery.

You must not charge your phone’s battery frequently. This means that you must charge your device only when the battery is discharged up to 90% to 95%. This will keep the flow of charging and discharging of the capacitors present in the battery, and will eventually increase overall battery life.

Always keep your phone’s battery cool. Don't use incompatible chargers to the charge your Android phone, and only use the charger that is recommended by your smartphone’s manufacturer.

A few other best practices for your mobile phone’s battery life are listed below:

[listNum]■There is a built-in feature that monitors the battery consumption on per app basis. You can view the battery consumption by going to Settings > Battery. The interface will display all the culprit app that are consuming battery. Remove the unwanted apps from your Android phone to decrease the battery consumption.
■You must change the automatic polling of the apps like Email, Twitter, and Facebook to manual polling in order to restrict them from running in the background to fetch the data from the Internet automatically.
■The wireless services like the Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, etc. consume a good amount of battery by generating the radio waves. You must make sure that these services are not activated when not in use.
■Apps running in the background may also affect the battery. You must clear the apps by taping the button at the bottom-right corner of the Home screen, and closing them individually by swapping their icons to the left or right direction.
■Unwanted home screen widgets and live wallpapers must also be removed because they consume a heavy amount of the battery.
■Automatic brightness feature itself consume a little amount of the phone’s battery. Therefore, you must turn the automatic brightness feature off, and manage the brightness manually.

Sony Xperia Z has a built-in battery saving feature named STAMINA Mode. When Stamina mode is enabled, it automatically closes all the running apps which are not in use, increasing battery life.

Note: On other Android smartphones the power saving options can be present with different names like Ultra Power Saving mode, Extreme Power Saving mode, etc.

Although the above discussed points are pretty handy and useful to increase the battery life of your mobile phone, when talking precisely about Sony Xperia Z, here’s how you can enable the built-in Stamina Mode feature in the device in order to save the battery life:

    ■Power on your Sony Xperia Z phone.
    ■Once the phone is unlocked, tap the Menu button in order to open the apps list.

    ■Locate and tap the Settings icon to launch the Settings interface.

    ■On the Settings interface, scroll and tap the Power management option.

    ■On the Power management interface, tap the Stamina mode option to enable the feature.

    ■Close all the interfaces, by tapping the back button multiple times.

When Stamina Mode is enabled on a Sony Xperia Z mobile phone, its symbol/icon can be seen on the top of the mobile interface, adjacent to the battery icon.