How to Fix Redmi Note 6 Pro battery drain issue [Troubleshoot Guide]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is the new successor of Redmi Note 5 Pro which brings some hardware changes and brings MIUI 10 to the table along with Android 8.1 Oreo. The design brings the complete changes with the notch in top and 6.26-inches display. Well, if you have bought this phone and facing Redmi Note 6 Pro battery drain issue, then it’s time to troubleshoot the problem.

How to Fix Redmi Note 6 Pro battery drain issue [Troubleshoot Guide]

Ways to fix Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro battery drain problem

The battery draining issue has been faced by almost all smartphone users for a long time now. As the smartphones increased in functionality and usability the battery draining speed also increased. With such multitasking, the battery is supposed to drain faster.

As we know the Redmi Note 6 Pro is backed by 4000 mAh battery and the battery is more enough to survive the heavy usage. In case if your battery is draining very quickly on Redmi Note 6 Pro, then you can follow some steps to help your device stay awake for more time. Some steps you can try with Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro are listed below.

Check your battery usage:

If your Redmi Note 6 Pro battery draining very quickly, then we suggest you to first check the battery usage in your phone.

Go to Settings –> Battery and Usage

Here you will find which apps are currently using up your phone’s battery. Most of the time, Screen will consume the battery in high number, so you can see whether if any other app comes in the top list along screen on time, then it is best to consider uninstalling that app or look for updates for the app and check if it’s battery-eating behavior changes. If not, then uninstall it.

In case everything is normal. then consider lowering the screen brightness on your Redmi Note 6 Pro.

Lower the screen brightness

Many users tend to light up the device screen too high and this plays an important role in draining the battery fast. So it is recommended that you lower the brightness to a feasible limit. You can also consider enabling the auto brightness option.

Switch off wireless options

There are a lot of wireless connection options are available with smartphones today like LTE, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth etc. These are very much usefully and increases the reliability of smartphone greatly.  But when enabled these can also eat up a lot of battery. So it is important that you switch these off when not in use. This can greatly increase the standby time of your device.

Boot into safe mode

Check whether if any third party

  1. Power off the device
  2. Press and hold the power button
  3. When you see the Xiaomi logo release the power button, press and hold volume down button
  4. Release the button when you see safe mode on the bottom left corner

If a third-party app is causing the issue it won’t occur when in safe mode. If this is the case you can uninstall the app to solve the issue.

Clear cache partition

  1. Power off the device
  2. Press and hold the power button and volume up button
  3. Use volume buttons to highlight wipe & reset and use the power button to select
  4. Choose, wipe cache
  5. Select yes option 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

If nothing works, then try to install software once again by following our guide on how to install Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Stock Firmware.

I hope this guide was useful in understanding how to fix Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro battery problem. If any queries or feedback, please leave a comment below.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Specifications:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro features a 6.26 inches IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixel. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. The device is powered by Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 processor under Adreno 509 GPU. The handset packs 32GB and 64GB variant with 3/4GB of RAM. Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro sports a Dual rear camera with 12MP + 5MP camera and Dual Selfie camera with 20MP + 2MP depth camera. The smartphone is running on Android 8.1 Oreo under MIUI 10 software package and backed by 4000 mAh battery. It has a fingerprint reader at the back.


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