Turn Battery Saving Mode ON:

  1. Open the apps drawer
  2. Launch “Settings
  3. Scroll to “Device
  4. Tap “Battery” > “Menu” and enable “Battery saver

Disable Unused Connectivity Features:

NOTE: By disabling the phone’s connectivity features when unused, including Wi-Fi, Hotspot, GPS, and Bluetooth, you can improve battery life in the long run.

  1. On the home screen, swipe the “Status” bar down using two fingers
  2. Tap the “Wi-Fi”, “Bluetooth” and “Location ”(GPS) tiles to disable the features
  3. Open “Settings” for more options
  4. Then scroll to and tap “Location
  5. Tap “Mode” and enable “Battery saving
  6. Return to “Settings” and tap “More” under “Wireless & Networks
  7. Tap “Tethering & Portable hotspot” and set the switch OFF to disable Wi-Fi hotspot

Use 2G Networks Temporarily:

NOTE: If your phone runs low on battery and you don’t have quick access to a wall socket or battery bank, you can conserve battery life until the next recharge by temporarily switching to 2G networks.

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Under “Wireless & Networks”, tap “More
  3. Go to “Mobile networks
  4. Tap “Preferred network type
  5. Turn “2G” On

Change Sync Settings:

NOTE: By reducing the sync of your apps / accounts, you might improve battery life in the long run.

  1. Open the apps drawer
  2. Go to “Settings
  3. Scroll to “Personal” and tap “Accounts
  4. Tap an account to change its settings and reduce sync

Minimize Third Party App Usage:

NOTE: Some third party apps perform regular background processes, and thus they can potentially affect battery life even when they are not actively in use. By turning off or removing unused third party apps form the phone, you might improve battery life in the long run.

  1. Go to “Settings
  2. Scroll to “Device” and tap “Apps
  3. Make sure “All Apps” is selected in the drop-down menu at the top
  4. Select the desired application
  5. Tap “Force Stop” to turn the app Off, or tap “Uninstall” to remove the app from the phone

Keep the OS Updated:

NOTE: Some third party apps perform regular background processes, and thus it’s recommended to keep the OS up to date at all times. To check for OS updates:

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Scroll to and tap “About phone
  3. Tap “System updates” and verify if a new update is available for download
  4. If applicable, follow the on-screen steps to download and apply the update(s). (NOTE: the updating process will require at least one reboot. Save any unsaved work before proceeding)



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