Tips and tricks to extend your battery performance.
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INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
VIEW BATTERY USAGE: Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the Settings icon. Scroll to and select Battery. Note: The device Standby time is up to 16 days, and Use/Talk time is up to 27 hours. For additional information about charging your battery, please see the Charge the Battery tutorial.
Battery Usage information will be displayed.
TURN ON BATTERY SAVER MODE: Select Battery saver, then select the Battery saver switch to enable Power saving mode. Note: Alternatively, swipe down from the Notification bar then select the Battery saver icon.
ADJUST SCREEN BRIGHTNESS: To extend battery life, set the screen brightness to low or automatic. Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the Settings icon > scroll to and select Display > Brightness level > drag the Brightness slider to adjust the screen brightness manually. Select the Adaptive brightness switch to adjust the screen brightness automatically. Note: Alternatively, swipe down from the Notification bar with two fingers then drag the Brightness slider.
DECREASE SCREEN TIMEOUT: From the Display screen, select the Advanced drop-down. Select Sleep, then select the desired duration. Note: The quicker the screen goes to sleep, the lower the battery consumption.
TURN OFF UNUSED SERVICES: Turn off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi when not in use. Swipe down from the Notification bar with two fingers, then select the desired icon.
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.
TURN OFF AUTO-SYNC: Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the Settings icon > scroll to and select Users & accounts > Automatically sync data switch > OK. Note: Turn Auto-sync back on to allow apps to download new data like email, social media posts, etc.
AIRPLANE MODE: If you are traveling and do not have access to mobile or Wi-Fi networks, turn on Airplane mode. Swipe down from the Notification bar with two fingers, then swipe to the left. Select the Airplane mode icon.
TURN OFF LIVE WALLPAPERS: Turn off Live Wallpapers to conserve battery life. Note: To access and change your wallpaper, from the home screen select and hold an empty space > select WALLPAPERS > navigate to and select the desired wallpaper.