AVG has released the latest data from its Android App Performance And Trends report. This infographic names and shames the worst apps for storage, battery life and data usage from July through to September. The graph also looks at the most popular app categories during this period, with dating apps like Ashley Maddison making significant usage gains.
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As you can see below, social media networks continue to be one of biggest drains on users’ data and batteries. Of the top ten auto-starting apps, eight were either chat or social media related. Interestingly, Microsoft Outlook also made it into the top 10 when it came to draining a smartphone’s battery.
If your phone’s battery never seems to make it through the day or you’re constantly exceeding your data limit, you might want to consider uninstalling the below apps. Alternatively, you can check out these smartphone data- and battery-saving hacks.