How to fix battery draining problem on Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL

Is your Google Pixel 4 draining the battery too much? I am sorry to say that you are facing the Pixel 4 battery draining problem that is why you are here. Well no need to worry about and you don’t even need to visit the service center. This type of problem is common nowadays with Pixel users. Just follow the below-given methods to get rid of the Pixel 4 battery draining problem.

Google Pixel 4 series was announced and released last year in the month of October. Google’s offering a lot of new tech with the Pixel 4 series, including things like dual rear cameras, 90Hz displays, and its Soli radar system for the first time.

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Fix Google Pixel 4 Battery Draining Problem

There a number of ways of methods to fix the Google Pixel 4 battery draining problem. Some of them are listed below:

1.Disable Background Activity

This is the first and easiest option/method available to resolve the Pixel 4 battery draining problem. In this method, we are actually going to find out which app is taking or I saying that draining the battery most in the background and then we will restrict the background activity.

  • Open Settings from the Pixel Launcher.
  • Scroll down and tap on Battery.
  • Open the battery usage section and figure out which app is consuming the battery maximum in the background.

After you figure out the list of apps.

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  • Open Settings from the Pixel Launcher.
  • Tap on Apps & Notifications.
  • And the open the list of all installed apps.
  • Select the app for which you want to disable the background activity.
  • And then tap on battery and disable the background activity.

2. Soft Reset/Reboot the Phone

Well, I think you already know how to restart your phone. So just restart the device and see whether it solves the issue or not. Restarting a device is always an ultimate solution for any issue. Not only Pixel but this applies to each and every electronic device. I used to tell my mom to restart her device if she faces any issue with her smartphone.

Well if you still need to know how to restart then, here is it: Press your phone’s power button. On the screen, tap Restart.

3. Install Latest Software Update

Follow these very simple steps to check software update on Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL.

  • First, make sure you are connected to the internet either via Wifi or Mobile Network.
  • Open Settings app from pixel launcher.
  • Scroll down and tap on the System option.
  • Tap on Advanced option.
  • Scroll down till the end and tap on System Update.
  • If a system update is available, you’ll see the option on the screen. Tap Download and Install.
  • If your system is up to date, you will see a message stating that the system is up to date.

4. Factory Reset the Phone

Follow the below steps to factory reset Google Pixel 4:

  • Open Settings app from pixel launcher.
  • Scroll down and tap on the System option.
  • Tap on Advanced option.
  • Tap on Reset option.
  • Tap Erase all data (factory reset)
  • And then select Erase Everything.

Additionally, you can also post your specific problem in Google Forum.

Well, if you followed the above steps perfectly then you will get rid of the Pixel 4 battery draining problem. But after the above methods, Google Pixel 4 isn’t behaving as expected then there might any other issue too. Well, in that case, you should check our Google Pixel 4 Troubleshoot Guide.

Do you own a Pixel Device, or any Android device and need these types of simple tutorials? Then stay tunned to GetDroidTips’ Android Tips & Tricks column because many simple tutorials for Pixel are coming soon.

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