Even though Android phones have come a long way in terms of design and user friendliness, there is one thing which has not been significantly improved yet, the battery. Batteries in Android phones last maximum a day or two and some phones even die before the end of the day.

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How annoyed you would be if your costly phone is not there for you when you need it the most, right? While the operating system contributes a tiny bit to this battery draining issue, the major role is played by poorly optimised Android apps that you install on your phone.

There are millions of apps available in the Play Store for download but more than half of them are poorly optimised that they affect the battery, storage and performance of your smartphone. So much so that even Android phone with more than 4000 mAh battery struggle to make it through the day.

So, what is the solution? What should you do to improve the battery life of your Android smartphone? The solution is pretty obvious right? Uninstall those apps that drain your battery so much. But how do you find what apps cause the problem and how to keep away from downloading such apps in the future?

Fortunately, Avast, a premium Anti-virus app for Android, has released its quarterly report with a list of 20 most power hungry apps that consume your Android phone’s battery, storage and your data.

Surprisingly, some of the top apps in the list are most popular apps with millions of downloads and daily active users. So, if you plan on uninstalling them, there are always other alternatives for these apps which are lite in size and consumes lot less battery life.

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Top 10 Battery Hogging Android Apps That Start Automatically

  1. Samsung AllShare
  2. Samsung Security Policy Updates
  3. Beaming Service for Samsung
  4. ChatON Voice & Video Chat
  5. Google Maps
  6. WhatsApp Messenger
  7. Facebook
  8. WeChat
  9. AppLock
  10. DU Battery Saver

Out of these 10 Android apps, the top 4 are Samsung apps and unfortunately they come pre installed on your phone, so there is now way you can uninstall them without rooting your phone. However, you can force stop them and disable them to save your battery and storage.

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Avast also released several other lists which include, apps that are opened by users and affect the battery life, storage and performance and apps that automatically start along with the system.

You can find the lists below.

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Top 10 Battery Hogging Android Apps Opened By Users

  1. Samsung WatchON
  2. Samsung Video Editor
  3. Netflix
  4. Spotify Music
  5. Snapchat
  6. Clean Master
  7. LINE: Free Calls & Messages
  8. Microsoft Outlook
  9. BBC News
  10. ES File Explorer File Manager

Top 10 Data Hogging Android Apps That Start Automatically

  1. Facebook
  2. Instagram
  3. Yahoo! Japan
  4. Firefox Browser fast & private
  5. The Weather Channel
  6. WhatsApp Messenger
  7. Google Chrome
  8. DU Battery Saver
  9. Facebook Lite
  10. Google Play Home

Top 10 Data Hogging Android Apps Opened By Users

  1. Netflix
  2. Spotify Music
  3. Snapchat
  4. BBC News
  5. LINE: Free Calls & Messages
  6. Microsoft Outlook
  7. Clean Master
  8. Samsung WatchON
  9. Amazon for Tablets
  10. PicsArt Photo Studio & Collage

Top 10 Storage Hogging Android Apps That Start Automatically

  1. Facebook
  2. Instagram
  3. Amazon Kindle
  4. Facebook Messenger
  5. CosmoSia
  6. Google Quick Search Box
  7. Google Maps
  8. Google Chrome
  9. Firefox Browser fast & private
  10. Tango – Free Video Call & Chat

Top 10 Storage Hogging Android Apps Opened By Users

  1. Spotify Music
  2. Snapchat
  3. LINE: Free Calls & Messages
  4. Samsung Video Editor
  5. SoundCloud – Music & Audio
  6. PicsArt Photo Studio & Collage
  7. Amazon Shopping
  8. BBC News
  9. Clean Master
  10. Photo Grid

Top 10 Performance Hogging Android Apps That Start Automatically

  1. Samsung AllShare
  2. ChatON Voice & Video Chat
  3. Samsung Push Service
  4. Google TalkBack
  5. Google Play Music
  6. Google Maps
  7. Google Play Newsstand
  8. Google Plus
  9. ChatON
  10. Google Hangouts

Top 10 Performance Hogging Android Apps Opened By Users

  1. Samsung WatchON
  2. Google Docs
  3. Samsung Media Hub
  4. SHAREit
  5. Samsung Video Editor
  6. Flipboard
  7. Google Text-to-Speech
  8. Clean Master
  9. LINE: Free Calls & Messages
  10. Adobe Acrobat Reader

Source : Avast

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