Enable Battery Saving Mode:

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Tap “Battery” under “Device
  3. Tap “Menu
  4. Enable “Battery saver

Lower the Screen Brightness and Timeout Duration:

  1. Swipe the status bar down on the home screen
  2. Drag the brightness slider towards the left to decrease the brightness
  3. Launch “Settings” and scroll to “Device
  4. Tap “Display” and optionally, enable or disable “Adaptive brightness
  5. For timeout options, tap “Sleep” and select a lower value

Disable Unused Connectivity Features:

NOTE: you can disable the phone’s connectivity features when not in use, such as 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
  2. Tap the “Wi-Fi”, “Bluetooth” and “Location” quick toggles to disable the features
  3. Launch “Settings” and tap “Location” for more GPS options
  4. Tap “Mode” and enable “Battery saving
  5. For Hotspot options, return to “Settings” and tap “More” under “Wireless & networks
  6. Tap “Tethering & portable hotspot” and set the feature OFF

Switch to 2G Networks Temporarily:

NOTE: If your device 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 “Mobile networks
  4. Go to “Preferred network type
  5. Select “2G

Minimize Third Party App Usage:

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

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

Change Sync Settings:

NOTE: By changing the sync settings of your apps and/or accounts to reduce sync, you can improve battery life in the long run.

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Scroll to “Personal” and tap “Accounts
  3. Select an account type and the desired account
  4. Change the available sync settings to reduce sync

Keep the OS Updated:

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

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



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