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77 Android Apps Secretly Killing Your Battery Life & Costing You Money



There are over 70 high-risk Android apps that cost you money every day by using more data than you think, causing problems with your connection, exposing your security or privacy and absolutely destroying your Android battery life.

No matter what carrier you use, you need to be cautious of these high-risk Android apps that can cause problems on your phone. These are popular apps that many of us rely on to pass the time and the odds are very good that you have at least two or three of these Android apps installed.

Verizon Wireless identifies 70+ high-risk Android apps that can cause the following problems with your Android phone. Even if you use T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T or a pre-paid carrier the impact is still the same. All of these are on the Google Play Store, but can still cause problems.

Watch out for these bad Android apps that can use more data and lead to bad Android battery life.

Watch out for these bad Android apps that can use more data and lead to bad Android battery life.

Here are four areas where you may run into problems with high-risk Android apps;

  • Loss of functionality (e.g., loss of data connection)
  • Unexpected high data usage
  • Battery draining 2 or 3 times faster than normal
  • Security or privacy exposure

You can still safely use many of these Android apps if you force close them when you are done. To do this, press the app drawer button on your phone and then slide the app to the left to close it. This will stop it from using your battery and it will stop it from using data that can cost you money.

Bad Android Apps

Here is a list of high-risk Android apps, as named by Verizon Wireless, that you need to be aware of. You can learn more about each of these apps on the Verizon listing. The specific apps may change as developers fix problems.

8 Ball Pool
Adventure Time: Game Wizard
AlphaBetty Saga
Asphalt 7: Heat
Asphalt 8: Airborne
Attack the Light
Babel Rising 3D! Sponsored
Bejeweled Blitz
Big Fish Casino – Free SLOTS
Candy Crush Jelly Saga
Candy Crush Saga
Candy Crush Soda Saga
Color Switch
Cooking Fever
Darkness Reborn
Despicable Me
DH Texas Poker
Diamond Digger Saga
Don’t Starve: Pocket Edition
Draw Something Free
Dude Perfect 2
Dumb Ways to Die 2: The Games
Empire Siege
Exploding Kittens® – Official
Farm 123 – Story Toys Jr.
Farm Heroes Saga
Farm Heroes Super Saga
Farming Simulator 14
Farming Simulator 16
Final Fantasy Tactics: WotL
Goat Simulator
Gods Rush
Grand Theft Auto III
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Hitman GO
In Fear I Trust
Kingdom Rush Origins
Laser Pointer X2 Simulator
LEGO® Star Wars™: TCS
Minecraft: Story Mode
Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake
Monument Valley
My Talking Tom
N.O.V.A. 3 – Near Orbit
Need for Speed™ Most Wanted
Osmos HD
Papa Pear Saga
Plants vs. Zombies™
Pocket MapleStory
Power Ping Pong
Robbery Bob 2: Double Trouble
SpongeBob’s Game Frenzy
Star Wars™: KOTOR
Summoners War
Super-Bright LED Flashlight
Teeny Titans: Teen Titans Go!
The Game of Life
Torque Pro (OBD 2 & Car)
Toy Blast
True Skate
VivaVideo Pro: HD Video Editor
Wheel of Fortune Free Play
World of Battleships
Worms 3
Z Camera
Zombie Frontier

Some of these apps can drain your Android battery life as much as 4.9 times faster than normal and use 200-300Mb of data in a month.

Using more data can cost you money and if you are fed up with bad Android battery life it might be the apps on your phone, not the phone itself. Here are additional guides to fix bad Android battery life.

You can take control of these bad Android apps that cost you money and kill your battery life without completely giving up on them.

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  1. Kevin Maloney

    01/20/2017 at 7:07 am

    What, no Pokémon?

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