January 17, 2017

How To Reduce or Limit High Data & Battery Usage On Snapchat Android App


You've probably heard about Snapchat . It's the popular mobile app that allows you to send videos and pictures, both of which will self destruct after a few seconds of a person viewing them. Snapchat is also a fun messaging app. ... Yes, at its core, Snapchat is used to send photos and videos to friends.

Snapchat is a fun mobile messaging application that lets you share photos, videos, text and drawings that expire
and automatically delete themselves after a set time, ranging from a few seconds up to 24 hours.


Not everyone is aware or knows that SnapChat android app drains both battery and data just the way Facebook app zaps data. But there are settings I always apply to limit how much data and battery the app consumes on my Android phone because it works even
without your consent (in background)
Having said that, shall we go straight to the point? Believe me, by the time you are done reading this quick guide, you would be able to save some battery juice as well as data plans especially if your current subscription is not an unlimited plan.

1. ENABLED TRAVEL MODE

The truth is that whenever you enable travel mode, you save data and indirectly, you phone battery life. Do you know why? SnapChat app continuously preload Snaps and stories in the background even without your consent but once you enable travel mode, this background process stops thereby prolonging your data plan and
phone battery life.

How To Enable Travel Mode

==> Swipe down to access the main menu
==> Tap the gear icon on the top right corner
==> Scroll down a bit and select “Manage Preferences.”
==> Finally, enable the “Travel Mode” option. Once this is done, Snapchat won’t preload snaps or stories until you click on them.

2. DISABLE LOCATION PERMISSION

Snapchat usually check for location updates in the background. This feature is one of the heaviest battery drainers in any smartphone. It drains your battery even when you are not using
the app. It makes use of the Geo-filers

How To Disable Location Permission

==> Go to applications in your android settings
==> Select Snapchat
==> Then choose ‘Permissions.’ Once that is selected, just disable the location option and confirm your choice when prompted.

After applying all these, your Snapchat will startstart utilizing low data and low battery. This is just a tip.

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