4 ways to fix Drain battery issue in Samsung Galaxy S5

After Android 4.4 KitKat, fresh version of Android 5.0 Lollipop has appreciated as easy to use OS on Samsung Galaxy S5. Still, there are problems found in the operating software, which are affecting normal user experience. One of the brashest issues is about faster drain battery issue in Galaxy S5 that has been put a question mark on Android 5.0 Lollipop rating within just a few weeks of its release.

Here are represented 4 fixes to help you out to get better battery life on Samsung’s Android 5.0 Lollipop. These fixes will work for both of Android OS version 5.0 Lollipop & 4.4 KitKat.

1.     Reinstall third-party Apps consuming Your Battery:

Whichever operating system you are running on your Samsung Galaxy S5, third-party applications are major reasons to put Galaxy S5 battery life on peril. Battery performance also depends on the usage of app, the more you use app the battery drain out faster.


Here is how to check which app is consuming your devices battery:

  • Go to your settings to check out the impact of the third-party apps on your Galaxy s5’s battery life.
  • If you catch an application is consuming more battery life than average, reinstall it to check if that adjusts the problem.

If it is hard to find out which application is problematic, you may try to boot the Galaxy S5 into Safe Mode. Booting the device into Safe Mode disables third-party applications and separates applications that are affecting battery performance.

Here is the way to boot the Galaxy S5 in Safe Mode:

  • Push and hold the Power and Volume down keys
  • After it boots up, leave the power button but keep the volume key held down.
  • ‘Safe Mode’ text will be prompted at the bottom-left side of the screen on entering into Safe Mode.

2.     Restart the Samsung Galaxy S5:

If you observe the unusual battery drain or your Galaxy S5 is heating up abnormally, you must perform a restart to check if it resolve the drain battery issue and set things on normal. Here is a prompt of restart procedure:

  • Hold down the power button, to shut your device down
  • Then turn on device by pushing power button once again

3.     Disable unnecessary services:

You might be trying to disabling unnecessary services when you do not tend to use them. It will be suggested to put all of, given below, services off from the Galaxy S5’s settings when you do not need it:

  • Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • NFC
  • GPS
  • Cellular data

4.     Use Galaxy S5’s Built-in Battery Saving Features:

Power Saving and Ultra Power Saving Mode are decent options to save battery life when you require the Galaxy S5 battery to last longer than usual. You can also reduce the processor speed, screen performance and turn off the keys lights.

These battery saving fixes will allow you to limiting the amount of power being consumed unnecessarily and keeping your Samsung Galaxy s5’s battery to drain out faster.