Lower the Screen Brightness and Timeout Duration:

  1. Swipe the status bar down on the home screen
  2. From the notification area, drag the brightness slider towards the left to decrease screen luminosity
  3. Launch “Settings
  4. Scroll to “Device
  5. Tap “Display” and optionally, enable or disable “adaptive brightness
  6. Tap “Sleep” and select a lower value

Enable Battery Saving Mode:

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

Disable Unused Connectivity Features:

NOTE: By disabling the phone’s connectivity features when not in use, such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Hotspot, and GPS, you can improve battery life in the long run.

  1. On the home screen, swipe the Status bar down
  2. Tap the “Wi-Fi”, “Bluetooth” and “Location” quick toggles to disable the features
  3. Launch “Settings
  4. Go to “Location” for GPS options
  5. Tap “Mode” and enable “Battery saving
  6. For hotspot options, return to “Settings” and tap “More” under “Wireless & Networks
  7. Tap “Tethering & portable hotspot” and turn 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. Access “Preferred network type
  5. Enable “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. As such by disabling or removing unused third party apps you can improve battery life in the long run.

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Tap “Apps” under “Device
  3. Make sure “All apps” is selected in the drop-down menu at the top
  4. Select the desired application
  5. To turn the app off, tap “Disable” / “Force stop
  6. To remove the app, tap “Uninstall” to confirm

Reduce Sync:

NOTE: By changing your accounts’ 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 an account type and the account whose sync details you want to change
  5. Make the desired sync changes to confirm

Keep the OS Up To Date:

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

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



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