How to Fix Xiaomi Poco F1 battery drain issue [Troubleshoot Guide]

In the Indian smartphone market, an average buyer always looks for useful features at a pocket-friendly budget. One may not get everything under one brand. However, Xiaomi’s sub-brand Poco is going to break the norms this year. Poco will bring you the Pocophone F1 or Poco F1 which has everything a premium flagship packs but costs that of a low-mid range device. In this guide, we will understand how to fix the Poco F1 battery drain problem.

How to Fix Xiaomi Poco F1 battery problem [Troubleshoot Guide]

Ways to fix Xiaomi Poco F1 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. The Xiaomi Poco F1 comes with a 4000 mAh battery and also a liquid cooling technology to reduce the heat, but considering the configuration this battery is more enough to survive heavy usage. In case if your device battery is draining quickly, then you can follow some steps to help your device stay awake for more time. Some steps you can try with Xiaomi Poco F1 are listed below.

Also Read: List of Best Custom ROM for Xiaomi Poco F1

Check your battery usage:

If your Poco F1 battery draining very quickly, then we suggest you to first check the battery usage in your phone.

Go to Settings –> Battery and Usage

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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 Poco F1.

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.

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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

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If nothing works, then try to install software once again by following our guide on how to install Xiaomi Poco F1 Stock Firmware.

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I hope this guide was useful in understanding how to fix Xiaomi Poco F1 battery problem. If any queries or feedback, please leave a comment below.

Comments

  1. Hi. I’m Using poco F1. After updating to miui 10.0.4 the battery backup has reduced significantly (99% battery has usage time of 15 hour 50 minutes) is it because of some update? What can i do to correct it?

    1. After the update, run your phone for more than 2 charge cycle. The battery can drain due to the software update process.

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