How to fix Sony Xperia XZ1 battery problem

The name Sony has a good reputation in case of electronic devices, gadgets, and appliances. The company has been there in the mainstream market for a long time now. From televisions to smartphone they have made success in all business they have shown up on. When it comes to smartphone market Xperia devices from Sony have been a favorite for a big user group.  For some reason, Sony has been absent in the mainstream in the mid-range market and is fully concentrating on premium devices. The new Xperia device from Sony is the Xperia XZ1. In this guide, we will teach you to fix Sony Xperia XZ1 battery problem.

Coming into the specifications offered by Xperia XZ1, the device comes with a 5.2-inch IPS LCD display. The device is powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 processor and supporting this a 4 GB RAM and a 64 GB ROM is provided. The external memory can be extended up to 256 GB using micro SD. Out of the box, the device will get Android Oreo. Coming into the camera, at the rear, a 19 MP sensor, and a 13 MP is added to the front. The battery provided is low in capacity considering the current trends and is a 2700 mAh battery.

How to fix Sony Xperia XZ1 battery problem

Ways to fix Sony Xperia XZ1 battery problem

The smartphones available today have good configuration and greater performance, so it is normal for the battery to drain fast. A lot of devices have been reported with problems in the battery life. The Sony Xperia XZ1 comes with a 2700 mAh battery which is something lower than the expected capacity. So battery problem can be the worst thing a user can face with Xperia XZ1. You can follow some steps to reduce the battery draining of the device and all of these are listed below.

Switch off wireless options

The Sony Xperia XZ1 comes with a lot of wireless options including LTE, Wi-Fi, Gps, Bluetooth, and NFC. All these are helpful for the users in many ways. But when enabled forever this can seriously affect the battery life of the device. So it is good if you disable these options when not used. This can make good changes in battery life.

Lower the screen brightness

The brightness of the display is another big thing which can drain your battery. Keeping a higher brightness will drink the battery juice fast. The lower the brightness, the lower the battery draining speed. You can also choose auto brightness options to automatically control the brightness based on surrounding lighting.


Boot into safe mode

  1. Press and hold the power button while the device is powered on
  2. Keep holding until the device restart in safe mode

If the battery problem is not occurring when in safe mode, then it is probably an issue caused by a third-party app. If this is the case you can simply uninstall the app to solve the issue.

Clear cache partition

  1. Power off the device
  2. Press and hold power button, home button, and volume up button to reach recovery mode
  3. Use volume buttons to highlight wipe cache partitions and use power button to select
  4. Confirm when prompted

Factory reset

  1. Open settings
  2. Scroll down and tap on back & reset
  3. Tap on factory data reset
  4. Now tap on Reset phone
  5. Tap on erase everything

I hope this guide was useful in understanding how to fix Sony Xperia XZ1 battery problem. If any queries or feedback, please leave a comment below.

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