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. Open “Settings
  4. Go to “Device” and tap “Display
  5. Optionally, enable or disable “Adaptive brightness
  6. Tap “Sleep” and select a lower timeout option

Enable Battery Saving Mode:

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Scroll to “Device” and tap “Battery
  3. Tap “Menu
  4. Enable “Battery saver

Disable Unused Connectivity Features:

NOTE: You can disable the phone’s connectivity features when not actively in use to avoid unnecessary network scans and 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. For additional options, launch “Settings
  4. Go to “Location” for GPS options
  5. Tap “Mode” and enable “Battery saving
  6. To disable hotspot, return to “Settings” and tap “More” under “Wireless & Networks
  7. Tap “Tethering & portable hotspot” and disable the features

Switch to 2G Networks:

NOTE: If your phone runs low on battery and you don’t have quick access to a wall socket or battery bank, 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. Tap “preferred network type
  5. Enable “2G

Reduce Sync:

NOTE: By changing your account’s settings to reduce sync you can improve battery life in the long run.

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Scroll to “Personal
  3. Tap “Accounts” and select the account you want to use for contact syncing
  4. Change the account’s settings to reduce sync

Minimize Third Party App Usage:

NOTE: Some third-party apps perform regular background processes that can potentially affect the phone’s battery life even when not actively in use.

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

Keep the OS Updated:

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

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Scroll to “About phone
  3. Tap “System updates” and check if new updates are available for download
  4. If applicable, follow the on-screen prompts to download and apply the update (NOTE: the process will require at least one reboot)

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