The dreaded “low battery” signal flashes on your phone and you can see it – the end is near.

Having a dead smartphone with no charger for miles can feel like the end of the world. What if someone is trying to reach you? How do you get home (how are you suddenly forgetting this)?

Luckily, there are really easy ways to make sure this never happens to you. These battery hacks will help make your smartphone’s battery last much longer. Don’t worry, you can thank us later.

1. Turn off notifications

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All those notifications you get from your phone’s applications use up battery power. Turning them off in your app settings will help your battery last longer.