Battery Life

Battery Life

Tips and tricks to extend your battery performance.


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INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
  1. 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.
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  2. Battery Usage information will be displayed.
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  3. 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.
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  4. 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.
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  5. 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.
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  6. 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.
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  7. 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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  8. 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.
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  9. 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.
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  10. 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.
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