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Boost Cell Phone Battery Life

We’ve all been there. It’s only half-way through the day when you look down at your smartphone and realize that you have used most of your cell phone battery life. It doesn’t have to be that way though. This article will give you some tips on how to increase the life of your cell phone battery, particularly for those traveling the world using NES Mobile Israel SIM, or other International SIM cards.

13 Ways to Increase Your Cell Phone Battery Life

1. Connect to Wi-Fi:

Israel-pocket-wif-iMifi-Unlimited-Internet-NES-Mobile-comp4G and Bluetooth are data hogs. One way to not only increase battery life, but also use less of your data, is to turn them off and connect to a wireless network when there is one available. Many customers prefer to order both an Israel mobile hotspot in addition to their Israel SIM, in order to increase their Israel cell phone battery life.

2. Dim the screen:

The brighter your screen is, the more battery your phone is going to use. Set the brightness of your phone’s screen to a level where you can comfortably see it. Most phones have a feature that will automatically set your phone to the optimal brightness level.

3. Don’t put your cell phone on vibrate:

The vibrate mode on your phone actually uses more battery than your ringtone. If you aren’t in a situation where you can’t have your ringtone on, let the phone ring.

4 . Shorten the screen timeout:

The less time your phone is active when you are not interacting with it, the better. Set your screen timeout to as little time as possible and you will see an increase in your cell phone battery life.

5. Turn your phone off when not in use:

Israel National Park. Bell caves of Beit Guvrin. Picturesque clay arches illuminated by the sun from the hole at the top and side entrances - nesmobile

Bell caves of Beit Guvrin

This might sound like a no-brainier but when your phone is off, it won’t consume any cell phone battery life. You don’t need to be checking Twitter every five minutes anyw
ay. This is particularly true when you go to underground tunnels in Israel like the Kotel tunnels, Beit Guvrin Caves or City of David. When your phone cannot reach a signal, your phone works even harder to reach a signal and drains more of your battery in the process.

6. Make sure you close out of your apps when you are done with them:

Being able to use multiple apps at the same time is a handy feature of smartphones, but it is easy to keep the app running, even when not in use. This is sure to drain your cell phone battery. Make sure to close out of all your apps when you are done with them.

7. Minimize notifications:

Smartphones have the ability to update you on emails, sports scores, social medial alerts, news, and much more. But the more your phone updates you, the harder it works, and the harder it works, the more cell phone battery it will use. Set your phone up to give you only the notifications you really need.

8. Push your email:

Instead of having your phone constantly checking for email, set your phone to only do so every so often.

9. Keep your phone cool:

Judean desert in Israel at sunset- NES mobile

Judean desert in Israel at sunset

Your battery works best in cooler temperatures. Whether you’re hiking in Israel or on hanging out on the beach, keep your phone out of direct sunlight or anywhere that is hot.

10. Limit your bandwidth use:

Streaming videos and music use a lot bandwidth, and the more bandwidth you use, the more toll it is going to play on your battery life. One tip to use less bandwidth, is to store your music and video on your phone instead of constantly streaming it. Another way to decrease bandwidth uses is to set your apps to only automatically update when connected to a wireless network.

11. Don’t overcharge*:

Charging your phone too often is hard on the cell phone battery. The best way to charge your phone is to wait till the battery life is 10 percent or less, and then charge it until completely charged. This will keep you from having to charge your battery too often. *NOTE – Different cell phone models have different recommendations, so you should consult your manufacturer’s guidelines.

12. Install an ad blocker:

If you spend a lot of time on the web, advertisements use resources, and resources use battery. So the fewer ads your phone is able to load, the better.

13. Turn off location and GPS:

Constantly tracking your location keeps your phone active at all times. The less your phone is active, the less battery it will use.

Two more tips to help your cell phone battery:

Hopefully after reading this article, you are more knowledgeable about how your phone’s battery works, are more aware of what you are doing to limit the battery life on your phon

Israeli SIM Card - NES Mobile

Israel SIM Card

e, and can make the changes necessary to allow you to use your smartphone more efficiently through the day. Here are two more tips:

  1. Many smartphones can now give you a full accounting of what functions are using the most battery life on your phone. Use this feature to do an audit of where you are wasting the most battery life, and change your phone use habits based on the find.
  2.  Another option is to get a spare power bank or battery, just in case.

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NES mobile is aWorld SIM card - PoloSimn Israel phone mobile provider offering Israel phone, Israel SIM card and Israel Wi-Fi internet plans. For international SIM cards, please visit PoloSim.

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Israel Phone for Israel Trip

If you are traveling to Israel, you should order a local Israel phone ahead of your trip. USA cell providers often charge high international roaming fees for calls and data. Furthermore, their local roaming partners may be operating a lower tier network with unpredictable cell coverage and slow data speed. NES Mobile Israel phone service provides robust and dependable network coverage in Israel, and a friendly customer service in English. Here are a few of the services that we offer students and tourists traveling in Israel:

Israel Phone and Israel SIM

Israel phone - Using an american phone in IsraelA tourist to Israel can either rent an Israel phone from NES Mobile, or simply bring an unlocked phone like an Android or an iPhone device and use an Israel SIM. The benefit of getting an Israel SIM card from NES Mobile is that you will enjoy the convenience of using your existing phone. You will retain all your contacts, information and apps. The only requirements for you to get an Israeli SIM card is that your cell phone should be unlocked and support GSM.

Israel Phone & SIM Cards Plans for Tourists & Students

Most tourists visit Israel stay for about 2-3 weeks, but students stay in Israel for a few months or years. NES Mobile student plan are ideal for those students who will stay for a longer period in Israel. There are several plans that suit different lengths of stay in Israel, thus everyone is covered.

Israel Pocket WiFi for Students

Students need a fast and reliable internet connection for their coursework research and studies. At NES Mobile, we understand that the importance of a fast and reliable internet service and that is why we provide a fast, reliable and UNLIMITED internet connection. We do NOT slow down the data speed after 5 GB or 10 GB…

Benefits of Using NES Mobile’s Israel Internet WiFi

Israel-pocket-wif-iMifi-Unlimited-Internet-NES-Mobile-compIt is fast and cheap, as you will only pay low daily or monthly charges for the unlimited internet service.
You can use the Israel pocket Wi-Fi in any place, not just in the dorm rooms, hostels or lecture rooms.
The hotspot provided by the NES mobile uses Cellcom’s network, the best cellular mobile operator in Israel.

Why is the Israel Pocket WiFi Offered by the NES Mobile the Best?

  • NES Mobile offers a hotspot that has unlimited and fast internet. Some providers choose to slow down the internet connection after an individual has used a maximum of five gigabytes, but with NES Mobile, you are sure to get high-speed and efficient internet service even with high data usage.
  • You can use the pocket Wi-Fi even when charging the device. Some providers’ hotspots do not work when charging the device, but NES Mobile Israel hotspot can work while being charged.
  • There are no hidden charges or deposits with NES mobile. We include the insurance fee as part of the price of the hotspot; thus, you just will pay exactly what is written in your quote and no more.
  • We offer free delivery in the USA. You ONLY pay for the days of service in Israel, even if you get it in advance. You also have a grace period of a week to return the device to us.

About NES Mobile

NES mobile is the leading Israel phone mobile provider in Israel. We provide different long term Israel phone, Israel SIM card and Israel Wi-Fi internet plans for students and other long term visitors (no need for student IDs). We dedicate ourselves to give the best service and that is the reason why our Israel SIM cards we are rated with a 4.8 stars in Amazon. We provide free shipping for all our merchandises, so sign up with us today to get the best deals.

For international SIM cards, please visit PoloSim.

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Cell Phone Travel Accessories

Most of our NES Mobile customers travel often and as such, often require cell phone travel accessories and apps that can greatly assist them while they travel. We compiled a list of essential cell phone travel accessories that could help make your travel more convenient and easy.

Cell Phone Travel Accessories: Global SIM Cards

Global SIM cards are essential cell phone travel accessories. The first thing you need to take care of in this process, is to make sure that you have an international SIM card that is compatible with your unlocked phone. NES Mobile and PoloSIM have you covered on every front in that regard. Here are the options you can choose from, depending on your travel plans – you will definitely find an option that complements your destination and travel requirements. Order your International SIM or Israel SIM Card, ahead of your Trip.

Israeli SIM Card - NES Mobile


Israel SIM Card

These SIM cards provide coverage in over 200 countries and are easy on your budget with many advantages. But that’s not the only requirement when it comes to covering all your traveling needs. To ensure a smooth international trip, there are other cell phone travel accessories which are essential and will complement your purchase of a special international SIM card.

External Batteries and Power Banks

Carrying external batteries will keep you connected when you’re hiking or traveling, and prevent you from spending excess time charging your phone, tablet, a laptop or any other gadget that may need recharging. The solution: Extra batteries in your travel bag!

All you need to do is simply charge the external batteries in advance, so when you need them they can easily charge your device. You’re traveling! You’d rather be spending that time exploring the sites instead of sitting around waiting for your cell phone to charge or getting caught without a phone in a foreign country. Carrying external batteries and power banks ensure that you have a double backup. Here are some recommended External Batteries and Power Banks options you can buy on Amazon:

Electrical Plug Power Adapters & Universal Adapters

Isn’t it frustrating when you reach your hotel and the power socket doesn’t support your charger? What do you do then? You can’t possibly rely on power banks throughout your stay – they also need to be recharged at some point. Having a travel wall plug and adapter(s) ensures you that your unlocked smartphone, laptop or any other electrical device will work. The ultimate peace of mind! The wall plug is compatible with your cell phone’s charger and the adapter makes sure your laptop works as well. Most smartphones can work globally and simply need an adapter, but some electrical devices may need a different current. Here are some recommended international plugs and adapter options you can buy on Amazon:

Waterproof Dry Bag Cases for Cell Phones

While most travelers do realize that they may need a travel plug adapter and an external battery, many do not consider another essential and relatively cheap travel tip. This is actually a no-brainer, especially if you plan on going on a water hike or kayaking in Israel or elsewhere. You’re in a foreign land, seeking adventure and the last thing you want to do is to sabotage your cell phone by dropping it in the lake while you’re enjoying the view or get it all caught up in the rain. Dry bags come in all shapes and sizes, and can keep both your smartphone and other valuables dry, even if you get wet.

About NES Mobile

NES Mobile is a leading provider of mobile cell phone solutions for tourists to Israel. PoloSim is  a leading provider of International SIM cardsNES Mobile offers 4G LTE Israeli SIM cards for tourists, as well as Israel Pocket Wi-Fi Mobile Hotspot with unlimited data for tourists and students.

NES Mobile offers FREE deliveries across the USA & Israel. For more information please visit www.nesmobile.com

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Israeli SIM in Tel Aviv

Client often ask us if they can pick up their Israeli SIM in Tel Aviv. While we always encourage our clients to take advantage of NES Mobile’s FREE Israeli SIM Delivery in the USA, there are times when you have already arrived in Israel and need to get a local Israeli SIM Card.

NES Mobile Offers a Pickup Location for Israeli SIM in Tel Aviv

We strongly advise you to place an Israeli SIM order in advance of your arrival and choose Tel Aviv as the pickup location. If you do so, your NES Mobile Israeli SIM card will sim
ply be waiting for you in an envelope when you arrive in Tel Aviv to pick it up. All you need to do is simply state your name and identify yourself with a photo ID.
The NES Mobile Israeli SIM in Tel Aviv pickup location is at the E.L Phone store:

  • E.L.  Phone – located at 92 Ben Yehuda Street in Tel Aviv.
  • Store hours are:
    • Sun-Thursday 9:30-14:00 & 15:00-19:30
    • Friday – 10:00-14:30
    • The store is closed on Saturdays and Holidays
  • In order to guarantee the availability of an Israeli SIM card in the Tel Aviv location, please be sure to place your order in advance.
  • In addition to offering Israeli SIMs, the store also sells various cell phone accessories and offers cell phone repairs. Eli, the store owner is friendly and can offer his help and advice when it comes to your phone.

Israeli SIM in Tel Aviv - NES Mobile

About NES Mobile

NES Mobile is a leading provider of Israeli SIM cards and cellular solutions for visitors to Israel.NES Mobile offers Israel SIM cards using 4G LTE Network in Israel for tourists, as well as Israel SIMs and Pocket Wi-Fi plans with unlimited data for students visiting Israel.

NES Mobile offers FREE deliveries across the USA & Israel. For more information please visit www.nesmobile.com

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