Enable Battery Saving Mode:

  1. Open “Settings” and scroll to “Device
  2. Go to “Battery
  3. Tap “Menu
  4. Enable “Battery saver

Lower the Screen Brightness and Timeout Duration:

  1. On the home screen, swipe the Status bar down
  2. From the Notification shade, drag the brightness slider towards the left
  3. For additional options launch “Settings
  4. Scroll to “Device” and tap “Display
  5. Optionally you can turn “Adaptive brightness” ON or OFF
  6. For timeout duration settings, go to “Sleep
  7. Select a lower timeout value such as “15 seconds

Disable Unused Connectivity Features:

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

  1. On the home screen, swipe the Status bar down
  2. Tap the “Wi-Fi”, “Bluetooth” and “Location” quick toggles to disable the features
  3. Open “Settings” and go to “Location” for GPS settings
  4. Tap “Mode” and enable “Battery saving
  5. To turn off Hotspot, return to “Settings” and tap “more” under “Wireless & networks
  6. Tap “Tethering & mobile hotspot” and disable the option

Use 2G Networks Temporarily:

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

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Tap “More” under “Wireless & networks
  3. Access “Mobile networks
  4. Go to “Preferred network type
  5. Enable “2G

Change Settings to Reduce Sync:

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

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Under “Personal” tap “Accounts
  3. Select the desired account
  4. Change the available sync options to reduce sync

Minimize Third Party App Usage:

NOTE: Certain third-party apps perform regular background processes which can potentially affect the phone’s battery life when not actively in use. By disabling or removing unused third-party apps, you may improve battery life in the long run.

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

Keep the OS Updated:

NOTE: OS updates can improve battery life and thus it’s recommended to keep the OS up to date at all times. To check for updates:

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Scroll to and tap “About phone
  3. Tap “System updates
  4. Check if an update is available
  5. If applicable, follow the on-screen prompts to complete the process (NOTE: the update will require at least one reboot)



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