Change Display Settings:

  1. On the Start screen, tap “Settings
  2. Tap “System” > “Display
  3. In the Display menu, you can adjust the brightness level manually, or enable “Automatically adjust display brightness
  4. Additionally, you can enable or disable “Rotation lock
  5. Furthermore, you can drag the slider under “Rotation lock” to adjust the font size
  6. After customizing the options, yap “Apply
  7. For “Glance Screen” options, go to “Settings” > “Extras” > “Glance Screen

Change Date & Time Settings:

  1. Access the “Settings” menu
  2. Tap “Time & Language
  3. Tap “Date & Time” (NOTE: In order to set time and date manually, both “set date and time automatically” and “24-hour clock” need to be disabled)
  4. Tap the “Date” fields and adjust the date
  5. Tap “Check
  6. Tap the “Time” field to adjust “Hour”, “Minute”, “Meridian” etc.
  7. Tap “Check” to save the changes

Set an Alarm:

  1. Swipe the “Start” screen left to “App list
  2. Tap “Alarms & Clock
  3. Tap “+” at the bottom to create a new alarm
  4. Adjust the alarm’s ringtone, time, and snooze timer
  5. Tap “Save

NOTE: From the “Alarms & Clock” screen you can also tap the tabs above to access “Timer”, “Stopwatch” and “World Clock

Tips to Improve Battery Life

Turn On Battery Saving Mode:

  1. Open the “Settings” menu
  2. Access “System” and tap “Battery saver
  3. Tap the “Battery saver” switch to “ON
  4. For additional options, tap “battery saver settings

Disable Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth:

NOTE: By disabling the phone’s connectivity features when they are not in use, you can improve battery life in the long run.

  1. On the Start screen, swipe the “Notification” bar down
  2. Tap the tiles associated with “Bluetooth” and “Wi-Fi” to disable the features
  3. Go back to the Start screen and open “Settings
  4. Tap “Privacy” > “Location” and disable GPS

Turn Off App Auto-Update from Store:

  1. Tap “Store” on the Start screen
  2. Tap “Menu” and go to “Settings
  3. Tap to disable “Update apps automatically when I’m on Wi-Fi



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