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‘Pokémon Go’ Battery Saver: This Google Maps Trick Won’t Work, but Here’s What Will – Mic

Pokemon Go, while hugely popular, is draining the battery of many phones quickly. One Reddit user suggested that downloading a Google Map for offline use might conserve battery. This was deemed false by Google engineer, Sam Thorogood. Some things that can improve battery life, however, include dulling the screen, turning off the app’s audio, disabling nonessential background apps, turning on the power-saving mode in the app’s settings, and investing in a second replacement battery for the phone.

‘Pokémon Go’ Battery Saver: This Google Maps Trick Won’t Work, but Here’s What Will – Mic