Ericsson Xperia NEO V

How to Increase Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V Battery Life

xperia neo v LogoSony Ericsson Xperia neo V is fully-loaded multimedia Android Smartphone. This Smartphone has sleek design and great looks. Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V is powered by Android OS version 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) and also upgradable upto v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). It has display size of 3.7 inches (854 x 480 Pixels). It has 5 MP camera with LED flash. It has 3.5 mm stereo audio jack and plays almost all types of audio and video formats. The supported audio, video formats are MP3/WMA/WAV/eAAC+/MP4/H.264/WMV. Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V Android Smartphone offers a host of connectivity that includes 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP and USB v2.0 type connector. Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V Android Smartphone is powered by a standard Li-Po 1500 mAh battery. This is not enough power to offer a great standby time and talk time on Android Smartphone, but you can extend this battery power for more working hours by doing proper uses of battery life.

Here are few tips mentioned below to increase the battery life of Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V Android Smartphone.

Higher Brightness screen is always a factor for battery drains problem. The best way to increase life span of battery power of Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V Android Smartphone is that keep the brightness level at LOW position. Major battery drain problem is always related to brightness level of the mobile. Maximum the phone brightness level drains the battery faster. So to avoid this major battery drain problem, keep the brightness level as low as viewable ideally.


Connectivity Options:
When Wi–Fi setting is turn ON in Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V Android Smartphone then don’t forget to turn OFF after uses get over. Because when Wi–Fi is continuously ON it drains the battery, so try to avoid the frequent use Wi–Fi setting. Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP support will help you to transfer your important data and stream media. So when you turn ON Bluetooth setting for transferring of data then don’t forget to turn OFF the Bluetooth setting after its usage, Because Always ON status of Bluetooth helps in wastage of battery.

Wi-Fi Setting

GPS Settings:
Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V is a fully-featured Android Smartphone. If you want to search a location, then turn ON your GPS setting. After your uses get over then turn OFF your GPS setting. Because continues ON status of GPS drains your battery power. It is recommended to use GPS only when you are outdoors.

GPS Setting

Notification alerts:
Put the sound level LOW for incoming call ringtone and message alert activity. Maximum sound level uses the more power of battery and drains the battery quickly. Tick OFF other sound alert notification.

Sound Notification Sound

Application settings:
Advanced Task Manager applications are used to kill the process which is 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. You can install these types of apps from Android Market. 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.

Application Settings

Multimedia Features:
Try to avoid use of Animated themes and Live Wallpaper. Because animated themes and Live Wallpaper uses more power of battery. Remove or disable unnecessary widgets from home screen. Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V Android Smartphone is a multimedia Smartphone While watching videos or playing audio files while streaming or using offline content make sure that you do not listen to any of these at FULL volume scale. Auto rotation of screen must be turned OFF in order to save battery. Auto rotation uses accelerometer and if the usage is restricted then it can help in increasing battery life.

Display Settings

Sync settings:
Sync settings allow you to sync your calendars, contacts, emails, etc. Sometimes certain accounts ask for synchronization but they are not actually needed, for this reason you may need to limit the sync settings to certain apps. Make sure of what you are synchronizing and with whom? This will help you to filter and limit apps. Auto sync can be turned ON or OFF, turn ON auto sync only once a day for an hour, but if you need to get continuous updates then you may just need to keep it turned ON; this will keep the battery busy and may reduce the working hours.

Sync Setting

Firmware for android is updated by the company as required but you can also use right firmware to increase the battery power of Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V Android Smartphone.

The guide above will definitely help you to save considerable amount of battery power of Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V Android Smartphone.



  1. rahul

    November 25, 2012 at 11:07 am

    hello Amit , Thanx for the useful tips. i wanna ask you a question i have decided to buy sony ericsson xperia neo V. I know its too late to buy this piece but i like this phone very much. my question-
    searched many reviews and found that this phone has a wi-fi (home router) signal problem, can you explain a little how big this issue is? there are many phones which also have the same problem of low wi-fi signals coming out from the home router.
    it would be helpful if you can explain about it and mail me more info regarding this issue
    Thank You

  2. Juanito N. Flores, Jr.

    April 4, 2012 at 1:23 pm

    Thanks for the tips…I’ll try them out and see…

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