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Will Brightmile drain my battery?

Brightmile has been engineered to carefully minimise battery usage. Learn how Brightmile manages this and what to expect for your battery life

The Brightmile team have invested years of development effort to minimise the impact of Brightmile on your phones battery life. We know that you, like ourselves, rely on your phone and the last thing you need is for Brightmile to get in the way of that!

We closely monitor the battery usage of the Brightmile App for each of our drivers.

Whilst not driving Brightmile is asleep in the background and uses minimal additional battery, perhaps 1-2% over a day. 

When driving Brightmile uses a little more battery as we detect and understand driving behaviour. We typically see battery usage at <3% of battery for one hour of driving Trip that we monitor so we do recommend for those of you that drive a lot during the day you try to occasionally plug your phone in to charge. 

Note that there may be variations by handset and battery age but overall with our 1000's of drivers and our careful monitoring we are confident that our Drivers will not need to worry about Brightmile.