Recently Cyanogen released CM12S OTA based on Android 5.0 Lollipop for OnePlus One smartphone and for those who weren’t able to receive update through OTA, we covered guide to manually install CM12S on OnePlus One. Now after updating OnePlus One to CM12S, everything is fine from Lollipop to customization, interface, speed, camera etc but one problem which most of said smartphone users are facing is “Battery Performance on CM12S”. This might be due to several factors and here we will discuss in details the root causes of this poor battery life on CM12S.
Along with problems, we will share fixes to these problems to improve OnePlus One battery performance on CM12S. Stay calm and carefully read and implement these tips to improve the battery.
Steps to Improve OnePlus Battery Running On CM12S Android 5.0
First of all go through all the Apps installed on your OnePlus One and uninstall all these which are not being used. Also check this setting: Settings –> Privacy –> Privacy Guard –> and check “show built-in apps” –> Google Play Services –> Turn off wape up and keep awake options.
Secondly the WiFi is always turned On and it keeps on searching for new connections. So better to turn Off automatic WiFi scanning feature from Settings –> Wi-Fi –> Advanced –> Turn off scanning Always Available.
Thirdly try to avoid Facebook Messenger app on your OnePlus One as it is buggy I guess or some other problem but this app consumes lot of battery. Also turn Off all gestures from Settings –> Gestures –> Turn off ALL.
Make sure WiFi is only turned ON when you are using it and not every time. Also instead of Chrome, use some other light browsers like UC or Opera Mini to improve OnePlus One battery life on CM12S.