Enabling and Customizing Battery Saving Mode:

  1. While viewing the home screen, press the "Menu" button
  2. Tap "Settings"
  3. Tap the "My device" tab
  4. Press the switch associated with "Power saving mode" to set it to "ON"
  5. To change the way saving mode works, tap "Power saving mode"
  6. Check or clear the check boxes associated with "CPU power saving", "Screen power saving" and / or "Turn off haptic feedback"
  7. Tap "Learn about Power saving mode" to see more tips about this mode

Switching form a Live Wallpaper:

Live wallpapers can greatly affect your phone's battery performance, especially if they're very graphically intense. To conserve battery life it's recommended that you use a "static" wallpaper.

  1. From any of the home screens, tap "Menu"
  2. Tap "Set wallpaper" > "Home screen"
  3. Choose the location of the wallpaper ("Gallery" or "Wallpaper")
  4. Browse for the desired image and tap "Set wallpaper". NOTE: if you're browsing the gallery, you will need to drag / crop / resize the image and tap "Done" to set it

Adjusting the Screen Brightness and Timeout Duration:

  1. Press the "Menu" button while viewing a home screen
  2. Tap "Settings"
  3. Go to the "My device" tab
  4. Tap "Display" > "Brightness"
  5. Clear the check box associated with "Automatic brightness" if necessary
  6. Drag the brightness slider to the left, and set it to a lower but still comfortable level
  7. Tap "OK"
  8. Tap "Screen timeout"
  9. Select a lower timeout duration, such as "15 seconds"

Disabling Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot and GPS:

Generally speaking, a smartphone's connectivity features have the greatest impact on the device's battery life. As such, it's always advised that you disable these features when not in use, especially GPS which can be a power hog. To do so:

  1. Press the "Menu" button while viewing a home screen
  2. Tap "Settings" and go to the "Connections" tab
  3. Tap "More networks" > "Tethering & Mobile Hotspot"
  4. Press the switch associated with "Mobile Hotspot" and set it to "OFF"
  5. Return to the home screen and drag the "Status" bar down
  6. Tap the switches associated with "Wi-Fi", "Bluetooth" and "GPS" in order to disable these features. NOTE: a grayed out icon means the feature is disabled

Changing how Application Sync Works:

Setting your device to sync less information or to sync less often can greatly help increasing battery life. To do this:

  1. While viewing any of the home screens, press the "Menu" button
  2. Tap "Settings"
  3. Tap the "Accounts" tab
  4. Select an account type under "My accounts", such as "Google"
  5. Adjust the available sync settings for the selected account type. To do this, you can usually tap a sync category to mark or clear its check box. You can also increase the interval time for syncing without disabling it altogether
  6. To adjust more sync settings, tap your "user name" or "email address" located at the top of the screen. Once again, you can mark / unmark check boxes for enabling or disabling syncing, or you can adjust the interval time

Disabling Background Data:

  1. While on the home screen, press the "Menu" button
  2. Tap "Settings" and go to the "Connections" tab
  3. Tap "Data usage"
  4. Press the "Menu" button and mark the check box next to "Restrict background data"

Minimizing the Use of Third Party Applications:

  1. Press the "Menu" key from any of the home screens
  2. Tap "Settings" > "More"
  3. Tap "Application manager" and swipe to the "Downloaded" screen
  4. Select an application and tap "Disable" or "Uninstall" (to remove it completely)
  5. Tap "OK"

Switching from 4G to 2G Connectivity:

  1. While on the home screen, press "Menu"
  2. Tap "Settings" > "Connections" > "More networks" > "Mobile networks"
  3. Tap "Network mode"
  4. From the list, select "GSM only" in order to restrict your device's connection to 2G
  5. To start using 4G again, tap "LTE / GSM / WCDMA (auto connect)" or "GSM / WCMA (auto connect)"

Updating to the Most Recent Software Version:

NOTE: By following these steps you can only gain battery life assuming that Samsung has released a new software update that fixes potential battery life issues with your device. Otherwise, this guide will have no effect on the battery performance.

  1. Press the "Menu" button while on a home screen
  2. Tap "Settings" > "More" > "About device" > "Software update"
  3. If an update is available, follow the on-screen prompts to download and install it

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