Enable Battery Saving Mode:

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Scroll to “Device
  3. Tap “Battery
  4. Press “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 to decrease luminosity
  3. Launch “Settings
  4. Scroll to “Device” and tap “Display
  5. Optionally, enable or disable “Adaptive brightness
  6. For timeout options, tap “Sleep” and select a lower value such as “15 seconds

Disable Unused Connectivity Features:

NOTE: By disabling your phone’s connectivity features when not in use, including Wi-Fi, Hotspot, GPS, and Bluetooth, you can improve battery life in the long run.

  1. Swipe the Status bar down on the home screen
  2. Tap the “Wi-Fi”, “Location” and “Bluetooth” quick toggles to disable the features
  3. Launch “Settings” and tap “Location” for more GPS options
  4. Tap “Mode” > “Battery saving
  5. To disable Hotspot, return to “Settings” and tap “More” under “Wireless & Networks
  6. Tap “Tethering & mobile hotspot” and turn the feature OFF

Use 2G Networks Temporarily:

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

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Tap “More” under “Wireless & Networks
  3. Tap “Mobile networks
  4. Access “Preferred network type” and 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 when the apps are not actively in use. Thus you can disable or remove unused third party apps from the phone to improve battery life in the long run.

  1. Launch “Settings” and scroll to “Device
  2. Tap “Apps
  3. Ensure “All apps” is selected in the drop-down menu at the top
  4. Select the desired app and tap “Force Stop” to disable the app
  5. To remove the app, tap “Uninstall

Change Settings to Reduce Sync:

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

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Tap “Accounts” under “Personal
  3. Select the desired account
  4. Change the available sync settings to reduce sync

Keep the OS Updated:

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

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Scroll to and tap “About phone
  3. Tap “System updates” and check if an update is available
  4. If applicable, follow the on-screen steps to complete the process. NOTE: the process will require at least one reboot

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