Enabling Battery Saving Mode:

  1. While viewing a home screen, press the "Menu" key on your device
  2. Select "Settings"
  3. Tap the switch associated with "Power saving mode" in order to bring it in the "On" position
  4. Tap "Power saving mode". Note: to learn more about this feature, tap "Learn about Power saving mode"

Changing Battery Saving Mode Settings:

  1. 1 Tap the "Menu" button on your device and go to "Settings"
  2. 2 Make sure that "Power saving mode" is enabled
  3. 3 Tap "Power saving mode" and mark / unmark the checkboxes associated with "CPU power saving" and "Screen power saving".

  • Note: you may sometimes notice a decrease in performance while running demanding apps if you enable "CPU power saving", as this feature will underclock your processor to save energy.

Lowering Screen Brightness and Timeout Duration:

  1. While viewing a home screen, press the "Menu" key
  2. Go to "Settings" and select "Display"
  3. Tap "Brightness"
  4. If necessary, unclear the "Automatic brightness" checkbox to disable this feature
  5. Tap and hold the slider, then drag it towards the left edge of the display. Set it to a lower yet readable level
  6. Tap "OK"
  7. Tap "Screen timeout" and select a lower setting. The lowest is 15 seconds

Disable Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot When Not in Use:

  1. Press the "Menu" key while viewing any home screen
  2. Tap "Settings"
  3. Touch "More settings"
  4. Select "Tethering & Mobile HotSpot"
  5. Bring the "Mobile HotSpot" Switch in the "Off" position
  6. Tap and hold the status bar then drag it down
  7. Tap the "Wi-Fi", "Bluetooth" and "GPS" icons to disable these features.

Changing Application Sync Settings:

  1. Tap the "Menu" key while viewing a home screen
  2. Go to "Settings" and select the desired account under "My accounts"
  3. If necessary, tap your email address or user name at the top of the display
  4. Clear the checkboxes of the desired categories to disable syncing
  5. Tap each category to customize it individually. For instance, you can set the interval time for how often your gadget will sync from 30 minutes to 1 hour or more

Turning Off Background Data:

  1. Press the "Menu" button while on a home screen
  2. Go to "Settings" > "Data usage"
  3. Tap the "Menu" key
  4. Mark the checkbox associated with "Restrict background data"

Minimizing Use of Third Party Applications:

  1. Access the "Settings" menu
  2. Go to "Application manager"
  3. Swipe right or left in order to access the "Downloaded" screen
  4. Select the desired application
  5. Tap "Disable" to turn off the app, or "Uninstall" to completely remove the app
  6. Press "OK" to confirm

Switch from 4G to 2G Network Connectivity:

  1. Tap the "Menu" button on your device
  2. Go to "Settings" > "More settings"
  3. Select "Mobile networks"
  4. Press "Network mode"
  5. Tap "GSM only" to disable 4G and use 2G only

Updating to the Latest Software Version Available:

Note: this tip only works assuming that a new software version has been released, which increases battery life or fixes possible battery life issues that may have occurred on a previously downloaded software version. If you're experiencing low battery life after applying a recent update, make sure you perform the steps below regularly, so that you can download and apply any eventual hotfixes once they go live:

  1. While on the home screen, tap the "Menu" button
  2. Tap "Settings"
  3. Select "About device"
  4. Tap "Software update" and follow the on-screen prompts

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