In case your LG Optimus L3 is experiencing a short battery life, you can disable certain features to help you improve it. This tutorial will show you the most basic and useful steps that you can take in order for your device to have a longer battery life.

Reducing the Backlight Brightness and Backlight Timeout

  1. Go to the Home screen and tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings -> tap Display -> tap Brightness.
  3. Now tap and drag the brightness slider to the level you feel most comfortable with. The lower the brightness level, the more battery endurance your device will have.
  4. When finished, tap OK.
  5. Now tap Screen timeout -> select the lowest comfortable timeout setting.

Changing from a Live Wallpaper to a Static One

Using live wallpapers will drain the battery life of your LG Optimus L3 much faster, so itís recommended to use a regular, static wallpaper.

  1. Go to the Home screen and tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings -> then tap Home screen -> tap Wallpaper -> tap Wallpaper gallery, Gallery or ID wallpapers (anything but Live wallpapers) -> select the wallpaper that youíd like to use and tap Set wallpaper.

Turning Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth OFF

In order to conserve the battery life as much time as possible, itís recommended to connect to Wi-Fi whenever possible, as this can help extend battery life up to 50%. This is because Wi-Fi is a faster, lower power connection that even allows you to place calls while browsing the internet.

However, leaving Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and GPS on when not actively in use will drain your battery life faster, so itís highly recommended to turn these settings OFF whenever youíre not actively using them.

  1. Go to the Home screen and tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings -> tap Wireless & Networks and tap the Wi-Fi, Bluetooth switches to Off.
  3. Then from the Settings menu, tap and drag the notification bar down -> tap to turn off NFC and GPS.
  4. When done, swipe up the notification bar -> tap More ->tap Mobile networks -> tap Connections Optimizer and make sure Connections Optimizer is checked.
  5. When finished, press the Home key.

Stopping the Apps that Run in the Background

  1. Go to the Home screen.
  2. Then press and hold the Home key -> to close an app, tap and drag it to the left or right.
  3. If you want to close all apps, tap Task Manager -> tap Stop all.

Setting Your LG Optimus L3 to Sync Less Often

  1. Go to the Home screen and tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings -> tap Accounts and sync -> select the desired account type -> tap the account you want to sync less -> now check or uncheck the desired syncing options.
  3. When finished, press the Back key three times.

Turning Vibrate Notifications Off

In you want to take all the necessary steps to improve the battery life of your phone, turning off vibrate notifications may help.

  1. Go to the Home screen and tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings -> tap Sound.
  3. If you want to turn vibrate off in silent mode, touch Sound profile -> select Sound or Silent.
  4. To turn off vibrate for notifications and ringtones, uncheck Ringtone with vibration.
  5. To turn off hepatic feedback -> uncheck Vibrate on touch.

Enabling Power Saver Mode

  1. Go to the Home screen and tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings -> tap Battery -> tap Power saver -> select the desired power saver options.

And thatís pretty much it! All the necessary steps to improve the battery life of you smartphone have been taken.


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