Enable Battery Saving Mode:

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Go to “Device
  3. Tap “Battery
  4. Tap “Menu” and 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
  3. Open “Settings” for more options
  4. Go to “Display
  5. Optionally, enable or disable “Adaptive brightness
  6. For timeout settings, tap “Sleep’ and select “15 seconds

Disable Unused Connectivity Features:

NOTE: You can disable the phone’s connectivity features when they are not actively in use, such as Wi-Fi, Hotspot, GPS, and Bluetooth, to avoid unnecessary network scans and potentially 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” (GPS) quick toggles to disable the features
  3. Open “Settings
  4. Go to “Location” for more GPS options
  5. Tap “Mode” and select “Battery saving
  6. Return to “Settings” and tap “more” under “Wireless & Networks
  7. Disable “Tethering & Portable hotspot

Switch to 2G Networks Temporarily:

NOTE: If your phone runs low on battery and you don’t have quick access to a battery bank or wall socket, you can conserve energy until the next recharge by temporarily switching to 2G networks.

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Tap “More” under “Wireless & Networks
  3. Tap “Mobile networks
  4. Go to “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 the apps are not actively in use. You can remove or disable unused third-party apps to potentially improve battery life.

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Access “Apps” and go to “All apps
  3. Select the desired app
  4. To disable the app, tap “Disable” / “Force Stop
  5. To remove the app, tap ‘Uninstall

Change Sync Settings:

NOTE: You can change your accounts’ settings to reduce sync and potentially improve battery life in the long run.

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Access “Accounts
  3. Tap an account type
  4. Select the desired account and change the available settings to reduce sync as desired

Keep the OS Updated:

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

  1. Launch “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 install the update (note that the update process will require at least one reboot)

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