Enable Battery Saving Mode:

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Scroll to “Device” and tap “Battery
  3. Tap “Menu
  4. Enable “Battery saver

Disable Unused Connectivity Features:

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

  1. Swipe the “Status” bar down on the home screen using two fingers
  2. Tap the “Wi-Fi”, “Location” (GPS) and “Bluetooth” quick toggles to disable the features
  3. For additional options, open “Settings
  4. Then tap “Location” > “Mode” and enable “Battery saving
  5. To disable Hotspot, return to “Settings” and tap “More” under “Wireless & Networks
  6. Tap “Tethering & mobile hotspot” and turn the feature off

Switch to 2G Networks Temporarily:

NOTE: In case 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. Tap “More” under “Wireless & Networks
  3. Tap “Preferred networks” > “Preferred network type
  4. Select “2G

Lower the Screen Brightness and Timeout Duration:

  1. Swipe the “Status” bar down on the home screen using two fingers
  2. Drag the brightness slider towards the left to decrease luminosity
  3. Open “Settings
  4. Scroll to “Device” and tap “Display
  5. You can enable or disable “Adaptive brightness
  6. For timeout options, tap “Sleep” and select a lower value such as “15 seconds

Change Sync Settings:

NOTE: By changing your accounts’ sync settings to reduce sync, you might improve battery life in the long run.

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Scroll to “Personal
  3. Tap “Accounts” and select the desired account
  4. Change the available sync options to reduce sync

Minimize Third Party App Usage:

NOTE: Certain third party apps perform regular background processes that can potentially affect battery life even when they are not actively in use. By disabling or removing unused third party apps from the phone, you might improve battery life in the long run.

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Scroll to “Device
  3. Tap “Apps
  4. Select “All apps” from the drop-down menu
  5. Select the desired app
  6. To disable the app, tap “Force Stop” / “Disable
  7. To remove the app from the phone, tap “Uninstall

Keep the OS Updated:

NOTE: OS updates can include battery life improvements and thus it’s recommended to keep the OS up to date at all times.

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Scroll to and tap “About phone
  3. Tap “System updates
  4. Check if a new update is available and if applicable, follow the on-screen prompts to download and apply the update. NOTE: the update process will require at least one reboot



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