Turn On Battery Saving Mode:

  1. Tap “Apps” on the home screen
  2. Open “Settings
  3. Scroll to “Device” and tap “Battery
  4. Tap “Menu
  5. Enable “Battery saver

Lower the Screen Brightness and Timeout Duration:

  1. Open the “Settings” menu
  2. Scroll to “Device” and tap “Display
  3. If necessary, turn off “Adaptive brightness
  4. Tap “Brightness level” and drag the slider towards the left to decrease luminosity
  5. Go back to “Display” and tap “Sleep
  6. Choose a lower timeout value, such as “15 seconds

Minimize the Use of Third Party Apps:

NOTE: Certain third party apps can affect your phone’s battery performance even when you don’t use them. This is because some apps can still perform regular background processes. As such, by disabling or removing unused third party apps, you may improve battery life in the long urn.

  1. Access “Settings
  2. Tap “Apps” under “Device
  3. Go to “Downloaded
  4. Tap the desired application
  5. Tap “Force stop” / “Disable” to turn off the app
  6. To remove the app from the phone, tap “Uninstall” > “OK

Disable Wi-Fi, Hotspot, Bluetooth, and GPS:

NOTE: You can improve battery life in the long run by disabling the phone’s connectivity features when they are not in use, including Wi-Fi, Hotspot, Bluetooth, and GPS.

  1. Swipe the “Status” bar down on the home screen
  2. Tap the tiles associated with “Bluetooth”, “Location”, and “Wi-Fi” to disable these features
  3. Go to the “Settings” menu
  4. Tap “Location” to access GPS options
  5. Tap “Mode” and select “Battery saving
  6. To disable Hotspot, first return to “Settings
  7. Next, tap “More” under “Wireless & Networks
  8. Tap to disable “Tethering & Mobile Hotspot

Switch to 2G from 4G:

  1. Go to “Settings
  2. Tap “More” under “Wireless & Networks
  3. Tap “Mobile Networks
  4. Tap “Preferred network type” and select “2G

Change Sync Settings:

NOTE: By changing your sync settings to sync less data, you can improve battery life in the long run.

  1. Open the apps drawer
  2. Go to “Settings
  3. Under “Personal”, tap “Accounts
  4. Select an account type and clear the check boxes next to the sync options you want to turn off

Keep the OS Updated:

NOTE: OS updates can include improvements to battery life, thus it’s recommended to keep your software up to date. To check for OS updates:

  1. Open the apps drawer
  2. Access “Settings
  3. Under “System”, tap “About phone
  4. Tap “System updates
  5. If an update is available, follow the on-screen prompts to download and install it (NOTE: During the updating process you will be required to reboot your phone)

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