If you are one of the many Android users frustrated with your smartphone’s reduced performance levels and battery life, here are some of the apps that you need to steer clear of. AVG Technologies has published a report revealing some of the most popular apps that adversely affect your Android smartphone. Also Read - 5 best Yoga apps for iOS in 2021: Use these apps and start your journey to fitness
The security firm has collected data from its own app installed on over a million Android mobile devices. It has categorized the apps based on how they affect your Android’s performance, battery life, storage, and data. It claims that social media apps are some of the biggest culprits that put a strain on your handset’s battery, followed by gaming and shopping apps. Also Read - Beware! This new iOS bug breaks WiFi on iPhones: Here's a quick fix for it
In order to boost your Android smartphone’s performance and battery life you should avoid the following apps. Also Read - International Yoga Day 2021: 5 best weight loss apps you can try out
The report also reveals the mobile games that affect performance, which include Hay Day, Boom Beach, Candy Crush Saga, and Pet Rescue Saga among others. As for data hogging apps, they include Tumblr, Facebook, Instagram, Yahoo Weather and Daily Mail Online among others.
AVG’s full report is embedded below.