Enable Battery Saving Mode:

  1. Launch “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. In the quick toggle area, drag the brightness slider towards the left
  3. Launch “Settings” and access “Display
  4. Optionally, turn “Adaptive brightness” ON or OFF
  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 actively in use, including Wi-F, Hotspot, GPS, and Bluetooth, 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” (GPS) quick toggles to disable the features
  3. Launch “Settings” and go to “Location” for more GPS options
  4. Tap “Mode” and select “Battery saving
  5. Return to “Settings” and expand “Wireless & Networks
  6. Disable “Tethering & Mobile 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. Go to “Wireless & Networks
  3. Tap “Mobile networks” > “Preferred network type”
  4. Enable “2G

Minimize Third-Party App Usage:

NOTE: Some third-party apps perform regular background processes which 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, you might improve battery life in the long run.

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Access “Apps” and switch to “All apps” or “Downloaded” if necessary
  3. Select the desired application
  4. Tap “Disable” / “Force Stop” to turn the app off
  5. To remove the app, tap “uninstall

Change Sync Settings:

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

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Go to “Accounts
  3. Select an account type and the desired account
  4. 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.

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Access “About phone
  3. Tap “System updates” and check if new updates are available
  4. Follow the prompts to download and apply the updates



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