Report Reveals Which Apps Are Biggest Battery Drainers

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Feel like your cellphone battery is always running low?

A new report calls out the worst apps for your phone’s battery, data and memory, even when you are not using them.

According to online security company AVG Technologies, the worst of the worst is Facebook.

It found the social networking app has the greatest impact on your phone’s overall performance. It came in at number three for highest data traffic, most storage consumption and highest battery drain upon automatic start up.
Other top battery drainers include Spotify, Instagram, Path Messaging Service and Amazon’s shopping app.

Here’s the complete list:

Biggest battery drainers (auto run at start up)

  1. Beaming Service for Samsung
  2. Security Policy Updates for Samsung
  3. Facebook
  4. Waze
  5. Vault-Hide SMS service for pictures and videos

 

Biggest battery drainers (when run by users)

  1. Samsung WatchON
  2. OLX Free Classifieds
  3. Telstra
  4. Spotify
  5. Amazon Android

 

Top traffic hogs

  1. Daily Mail Online
  2. Tumblr
  3. Facebook
  4. Instagram
  5. Spotify

 

Most storage use

  1. Tango messenger
  2. Daily Mail Online
  3. Facebook
  4. Spotify
  5. LINE Camera selfie app
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