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How to Increase Acer beTouch E120 Battery Life

By Amit Bhawani / October 18, 2011 / beTouch E120 1

Acer beTouch E120By Comparing to its earlier version Acer beTouch E120 Android Smart phone has few changes. It is operated on Android operating system version of 1.6 (Donut). The screen size is kept same of 2.8 inches with resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. Though the screen display size is not big, but it is still enough to watch the movie and other things. Acer beTouch E120 Android Smart phone has a 3.15 MP camera with image quality of 2048×1536 pixels. Though it is an android Smart phone and has 3G network support system, but there is no secondary camera for video calling. The phone has all the basic connectivity options like EDGE, GPRS, 3G support at HSDPA 3.6 Mbps, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP and a Micro USB 2.0 connectivity. It also has GPS with A-GPS support and the supported audio, video formats are MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC/ MP4/WMV/H.264/H.263. Acer beTouch E120 Android Smart phone is powered by a standard Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery. This is not enough power to offer a great standby time and talk time, but you can extend this battery power for more working hours by doing proper management of battery life.

Here are few tips to increase the battery life of Acer beTouch E120 Android Smartphone.

Connectivity Options:

Wi-Fi is used for the internet surfing. When you turn ON the Wi-Fi setting, it started to search the wireless internet connection within the range of the Acer beTouch E120 Android Smart phone. After connection establishment and the uses of Wi-Fi gets over then turn OFF the Wi-Fi setting. Because continues turn ON position of Wi-Fi setting drains the small amount of battery power. You can also use a function called Time–out, it is available in advanced Wi–Fi management screen in Android and you can access it by navigating Wi–Fi Settings tab and then pressing the Menu button. From here, you are able to manually select a timeout option for the Wi–Fi connection. After the given time it will automatically release the internet connection. By doing this you can also save the some amount of battery power. This feature is known as Wi–Fi sleep policy.

Wi-Fi Sleep Policy

Acer beTouch E120 Android Smartphone has Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP support and it is used for transferring the data and stream media. So when you turn ON Bluetooth setting for transferring the data and media, then quickly turn OFF the Bluetooth setting after its usage gets over. Because continuous ON position helps to drain the battery.



Brightness level is always a factor of draining the battery power. Keeping brightness level at higher position helps to drain the battery faster. So to reduce this battery drain problem, keep the brightness level at low position.

Display settings

Application settings:

Acer beTouch E120 is a Android Smartphone. In Android phones most of the applications have their ‘check for updates’ setting as ON by default and they run in the background silently, which drains the battery fast. So just manually disable the ‘check for updates’ setting of all applications, which use frequent check for updates. Use advanced task killer applications to kill the process which are running in the background. These background applications run silently in the background and give the contribution in wastage of battery power. You can make use of manage applications setting under application settings section to force stop the running applications.

GPS Settings:

Acer beTouch E120 Android Smartphone has GPS support. When you turn ON the GPS, it starts searching for the location continuously. Because of this it drain small amount of battery power. By disabling the GPS you can save that small amount of battery power. Only turn ON the GPS when you require.

Notification alerts:

Always keep the sound level low for incoming ‘call ringtone’ and ‘message’ alert activity. Full volume sound level uses the more power of battery and drains the battery quickly. Mute other sound and error alert notification.

Sound Level

Sync settings:

Always put the sync function in OFF position. Turn ON Sync function only when it is highly necessary. It is recommended to use Sync only once a week, if you want to Sync your contacts. There are many applications that demand Sync function but they are actually not of prime importance, so make sure you keep Sync settings ON only on required accounts or applications.

GSM Mode:

If you are not using the 3G network availability in your phone then try to switch and use your network in 2G mode. Because the 3G network uses most of power of battery of phones compare to 2G network. Use 3G Network only when you are subscribed on a 3G plan.


Multimedia Features:

Try to avoid use of animated themes. Because animated themes uses more power of battery. Remove or disable unnecessary widgets from home screen. Try to use the sound level as moderate or low for video and audio playback, so that you can get long playback times. Maximum sound level uses the more power of battery.

Battery Usage:

Always check your battery usage level by installing apps related to battery consumption. You can install them from Android Market.

The guide above will definitely help you to save considerable amount of battery power of Acer beTouch E120 Android Smart phone.

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