Quick battery drain is a major problem with Android smartphones. Features like location services, apps background synchronizing feature, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth auto scanning, wakelock system, etc. contributes to quick battery drain. These features will reduce the battery charge a lot. However, it is expected that Google will improve the power management system in Android O to reduce the battery drain.

Just like any smartphone, the regular use of your Android device obviously will reduce the battery life, but there are many simple ways in which you can minimize the battery draining on your Android phone. We had many articles for the same in previous posts. Here is another simple trick to reduce quick battery drain on your phone.


Wi-Fi scanning and Bluetooth scanning is one of the reasons for quick battery drain on Android phone. Both features are used for improving location detection. If enabled, system apps and services use this feature to detect location. We noticed that by disabling these two features extends battery life a lot.

Read on to know how to disable Wi-Fi scanning and Bluetooth scanning on your Android phone to reduce quick battery drain.

How to Reduce Quick Battery Drain

1. Go to settings and tap on the search button at the top right corner of the screen.

2. In the search box, type ‘scanning’.

4. Tap on the search result ‘scanning’ or Wi-Fi scanning/Bluetooth scanning

5. Make sure that Bluetooth and Wi-Fi scanning is switched off.

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