Enable Battery Saving Mode:

  1. Tap “Apps” on the home screen
  2. Go to “Settings”
  3. Swipe to “Device” and tap “Battery”
  4. Tap “Power saver”
  5. Tap the Power Saver switch “ON”
  6. You can select a battery percentage for the saving mode to enable automatically
  7. Select or clear the check boxes next to the available battery saving mode features, such as “Bluetooth”, “Auto-sync” etc.

Lower the Screen Brightness and Timeout Duration:

  1. Access the phone’s “Settings” menu
  2. Tap “Display” > “Brightness”
  3. Drag the brightness slider to the left to decrease screen luminosity
  4. From the “Display" menu, tap “Screen timeout” and select a lower value, such as “15 seconds”

Disable Wi-Fi, Hotspot, GPS, and Bluetooth:

NOTE: You can prolong your phone’s battery life by disabling the connectivity features whenever they are not in use. This includes Wi-Fi, Hotspot, Bluetooth and GPS.

  1. From the phone’s “Settings” menu, tap “Tethering & Networks”
  2. Tap “Mobile Hotspot” and clear the check box to disable the feature
  3. Tap “Back” to return to the “Settings” screen
  4. Swipe to “Personal” and tap “Location access”
  5. Clear the check box next to “GPS satellites”
  6. Return to the home screen and drag the “Status” bar down
  7. Tap the “Wi-Fi” and “Bluetooth” tiles to disable these features

Change App Sync Settings:

NOTE: Setting your phone to sync less data can improve battery life on the long run.

  1. Go to the “Settings” menu
  2. Under “Personal”, tap “Accounts & sync”
  3. Clear the “Auto-sync data” check box
  4. You can change / reduce sync settings for an app by selecting it

Disable Background Data:

  1. Go to “Settings”
  2. Tap “Mobile data”
  3. Press “Menu” and enable “Restrict background data”

Minimize Third Party App Usage:

NOTE: Some of your third party applications can affect your phone’s battery life even when you don’t use them – assuming they run regular processes in the background. As such you can improve battery life by disabling or removing these applications.

  1. Access the phone’s “Settings” menu
  2. Swipe to “Device” and tap “Apps”
  3. Select the desired application
  4. Tap “Disable” to turn off the app, or tap “Uninstall” to remove it completely

Switch to 2G from 4G:

  1. Access the “Settings” menu
  2. Tap “Networks”
  3. Swipe to “Tethering & Networks”
  4. Tap “Mobile networks” under “Network”
  5. Enable “Use only 2G networks”

Check for OS Updates:

NOTE: Some software updates can include improvements to battery life, so it’s advised that you keep your phone up to date. To check if new updates are available for your phone:

  1. Go to “Settings”
  2. Under “System”, tap “About phone”
  3. Tap “Update Center” > “System updates”
  4. Tap “Check now” and if applicable, follow the on-screen prompts to install the update

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