A a brief overview of expected battery consumption of the Connected Worker application, methods to moderate battery consumption and accessories to charge your phone remotely.
Expected Battery Usage of TELUS Connected Worker
The TELUS Connected Worker app has minimal impact to your daily battery usage, similar to the amount of battery as other GPS phone applications use, like Google Maps. Battery utilization is primarily impacted through location-based activities required to deliver safety. For iPhones, the app uses an average of 2% of the total battery life, while Android averages around 5%.
General Methods to Moderate Battery Consumption
Turn down your screen brightness level
Keep out of temperatures below -20°C
Keep out of direct sunlight & heat
Close unnecessary applications
Turn off ‘vibrate’
Turn off Bluetooth / Wi-Fi when not in use
Shorten ‘screen timeout’
Reduce other phone notifications (social media, games, etc.)
iPhones can use ‘low power mode’
Disable ‘Background App Refresh’
What are some accessories I can buy that will keep my phone charged?