Battery Life

Tips and tricks to extend your battery performance.

  1. VIEW BATTERY USAGE: Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the Settings icon. Select the General tab, then select Battery.

    Note: Use the original charger and battery to maintain optimal battery performance over the life of your device. The battery comes partially charged. When new, a fully discharged battery requires approximately 30 minutes to charge to 50% and 90 minutes to charge to 100%. The device has a standby time of up to 7 days and a Use/Talk time of up to 20 hours. You can use the device while charging. Battery life and charge cycles vary by use and settings. Wireless charging is supported.

    Step 1

  2. Select Battery usage to view Battery Usage details. From the Battery screen, scroll to and select the desired app to view the battery usage details of a particular app or feature.

    Step 2

  3. BATTERY SAVER MODE: From the Battery screen, select Battery saver. Select On to extend battery life.

    Note: Battery saver features can help save your battery for what matters most. Seldom used apps go into App Standby to conserve battery.

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  4. EXTEND BATTERY LIFE THROUGH DISPLAY SETTINGS: From the Settings screen, select the Display tab. Scroll to, then select and drag the Brightness slider left to lower the screen brightness manually. Select Screen timeout, then select a shorter screen lock duration.

    Note: To turn Auto-brightness on or off, select the Auto switch.

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  5. TURN OFF BLUETOOTH, WI-FI, NFC & LOCATION SERVICES: Swipe down from the Notification bar with two fingers, then select Wi-Fi, BluetoothLocation or NFC.

    Note: To edit the quick settings screen, from the expanded quick settings menu select EDIT then select and drag the desired icons to the desired location.

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  6. TURN OFF AUTO-UPDATE FOR APPS: From the home screen, select the Play Store app > Menu icon > Settings > Auto-update apps > Do not auto-update apps.

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  7. TURN OFF AUTO-SYNC: Swipe down from the Notification bar > select the Settings icon > General tab > Accounts > Auto-sync accounts switch to OFF.

    Note: Turn Auto-sync back on to allow apps to download new data like email, social media posts, etc.

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  8. AIRPLANE MODE: If you are traveling and do not have access to mobile or Wi-Fi networks, switch to Airplane mode by swiping down from the Notification bar and selecting the Airplane mode icon.

    Step 8

  9. TURN OFF LIVE WALLPAPERS: Swipe down from the Notification bar > select the Settings icon > Display tab > Home screen > Wallpaper > desired wallpaper excluding Live wallpapers > SET WALLPAPER.

    Note: For additional information about charging your battery, please see the Charge the Battery tutorial.

    Step 9

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