Enable Battery Saving Mode:

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Scroll to “Device
  3. Tap “Battery
  4. Press “Menu” and enable “Battery saver

Lower the Screen Brightness and Timeout Duration:

  1. On the home screen, swipe the status bar down
  2. Drag the brightness slider towards the left to decrease luminosity
  3. Launch “Settings
  4. Scroll to “Device
  5. Tap “Display” and enable or disable “Adaptive brightness
  6. Tap “Sleep” and select a lower value such as “15 seconds

Disable Unused Connectivity Features:

NOTE: You can conserve battery life by disabling the connectivity features when not actively in use, such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Hotspot, and GPS.

  1. Swipe the status bar down on the home screen using two fingers
  2. Tap the “Location”, “Bluetooth” and “Wi-Fi” quick toggles to disable the features
  3. Next launch “Settings
  4. Tap “Location” for GPS options
  5. Tap “Mode” and enable “Battery saving
  6. To disable hotspot, return to “Settings” and tap “More” under “Wireless & Networks
  7. Tap “Tethering & portable hotspot” and set the feature off

Switch to 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. Launch “Settings
  2. Tap “More” under “Wireless & Networks
  3. Tap “Mobile networks” > “Preferred network type
  4. Enable “2G

Change Sync Settings:

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

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Scroll to “Personal
  3. Tap “Accounts
  4. Select the desired account type and an account
  5. Change the account’s sync settings to reduce sync

Minimize Third Party App Usage:

NOTE: Certain third party apps perform regular background processes which can potentially affect battery life when not actively in use. By disabling or removing unused third party apps from the phone, you can 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 at the top
  5. Select the desired application
  6. To disable the app, tap “Force Stop
  7. To remove the app from the phone, tap “Uninstall

Keep the OS Updates:

NOTE: OS updates can include battery life improvements, and as such it’s recommended to keep the OS up to date at all times. To check for updates:

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



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