Enable Battery Saving Mode:

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Access “Device
  3. Tap “Battery” > “Menu
  4. 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
  3. For more options go to “Settings
  4. Access “Display” and optionally, enable or disable “Adaptive brightness
  5. For timeout duration, tap “Sleep” and select a lower value such as “15 seconds

Disable Unused Connectivity Features:

NOTE: You can disable the phone’s connectivity features when not actively in use, including Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth, and GPS, to avoid unnecessary network scans and potentially 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 turn the features Off
  3. Open “Settings” and go to “Location
  4. Tap “Mode” and enable “Battery saving
  5. Go back to “Settings” and tap “More” under “Wireless & Networks
  6. Tap “Tethering & Portable hotspot” and turn 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 energy until the next recharge by temporarily switching to 2G networks.

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Tap “more” under “Wireless & Networks
  3. Go to “Mobile networks
  4. Tap “Preferred network type” and enable “2G

Change Sync Settings:

NOTE: You might be able to improve battery life in the long run by reducing the amount of data synced by your accounts/ apps.

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Go to “Accounts
  3. Select the desired account type and account
  4. Change the available settings to reduce sync as desired

Minimize Third-Party App Usage:

NOTE: Some 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 phone, you might improve battery life in the long run.

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Go to “Apps
  3. Access “All apps” and select the desired app
  4. Tap “Disable” / “Force Stop
  5. To remove the app from the phone, tap “Uninstall

Keep the OS Updated:

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

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Go to “About phone” > “System updates
  3. Check if new updates are available
  4. If applicable, follow the on-screen prompts to download and apply the update (the process will require at least one reboot)



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