Lower the Screen Brightness and Timeout Duration:

  1. Swipe up from the bottom of the home screen
  2. Open “Settings
  3. Access “Display
  4. Drag the brightness slider towards the left under “Adaptive brightness
  5. For timeout settings, tap “Sleep” and select a lower timeout value

Enable And Optimize Battery Saving Mode:

  1. Swipe up on the home screen
  2. Go to “Settings” > “Battery
  3. Tap “Battery saver” > “Turn on now
  4. To optimize battery saving mode, go back to “Battery” and tap “Battery optimization
  5. Select the applications you want to optimize

Remove Unused Third-Party Apps:

NOTE: Certain third-party apps perform regular background processes and this can affect the device’s battery life. By removing unused third-party apps you can potentially improve battery life.

  1. Swipe up from the home screen
  2. Open “Settings” and go to “Apps & Notifications
  3. Tap “See all apps” and select the desired app
  4. Tap “Uninstall” > “OK

Disable Unused Connectivity Features:

NOTE: You might be able to improve battery life by disabling the phone’s connectivity features when not in use and thus avoiding unnecessary network scans.

  1. Open “Settings” and go to “Bluetooth & Device connections
  2. Tap “Connection preferences
  3. Tap “Bluetooth” and tap the switch to disable the feature
  4. To disable Wi-Fi, return to “Settings” and go to “Wi-Fi & Internet
  5. Tap the “Wi-Fi” switch to disable the feature
  6. To disable GPS, return to “Settings” and access “Security & Lock screen
  7. Tap “Location” and set the switch OFF
  8. To disable Mobile Hotspot, go to “Wi-Fi & Internet” from the Settings menu, then go to “Mobile Hotspot & Tethering
  9. Tap “Mobile hotspot” and disable the feature

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 if new firmware updates are available for download:

  1. Swipe up on the home screen
  2. Go to “Settings” and access “System
  3. Tap “System update” > “Check for update
  4. If new updates are available, follow the prompts to download and apply the update. The process will require to reboot the phone

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