Enable Battery Saving:

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

Lower the Screen Brightness and Timeout Duration:

  1. On the home screen, swipe the Status bar down
  2. In the quick toggle area, drag the brightness slider towards the left
  3. For more options, go to “Settings
  4. Access “Display” and turn “Adaptive brightness” ON or OFF
  5. For timeout settings, tap “Sleep” and select a lower value such as “15 seconds

Disable Unused Connectivity Features:

NOTE: You can turn the phone’s connectivity features OFF when not actively in use in order to avoid unnecessary network scans and conserve the device’s battery life in the long run.

  1. On the home screen, swipe the Status bar down
  2. Tap the “Wi-Fi”, “Location” and “Bluetooth” quick toggles to turn the features OFF
  3. Launch “Settings” for additional options
  4. Access “Location” (GPS) then tap “Mode” and enable “Battery saving
  5. Go back to “Settings
  6. For Hotspot settings, tap “More” under “Wireless & Networks
  7. Tao “Tethering & portable 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 battery bank or wall socket, 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: Certain third-party apps perform regular background processes that can potentially affect the device’s battery life even when the apps are not actively in use. By disabling or removing unused third-party apps from the device, you may improve battery life in the long run.

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Access “Apps” and ensure “All apps” is selected in the drop-down menu
  3. Select the desired app
  4. To disable the app, tap “Disable” / “Force Stop
  5. To remove the app from the device, tap “Uninstall

Reduce Sync:

NOTE: You can reduce the amount of data synced by your accounts/apps to improve battery life in the long run.

  1. Go to “Settings
  2. Access “Personal
  3. Tap “Accounts
  4. Select an account type and the desired account
  5. Change the available settings to r educe sync as desired

Keep the OS up To Date:

NOTE: OS updates can include improvements to battery life and as such it’s recommended to keep the OS up to date. To check if new updates are available for download:

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Go to “About phone
  3. Tap “System updates
  4. Verify if a new update is available
  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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