Battery life
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Samsung Galaxy S5 Active (G870A)

Battery life

Tips and tricks to extend your battery performance.


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
  1. To turn on the battery saving features of your device, from the home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen and tap the Settings icon.
    Note: This device's talk time is up to 29 hours and the standby time is up to 20 days.
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  2. Under the System section, tap Power saving.
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  3. Tap Power saving mode.
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  4. You can prolong battery life with modes that save power.  Tap the Power saving mode toggle to turn on Power saving mode.
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  5. To view which applications are using the most battery power, from the Settings page scroll to and tap Battery under the System section. Scroll down to view battery usage. 
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  6. The following steps provide tips on conserving battery. Turn your screen brightness down or set it to auto.
    Note: To access, swipe down from the top of the screen and drag the Brightness slider or tap the AUTO checkbox
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  7. Set the screen timeout to a shorter duration
    Note: To access, swipe down from the top of the screen and tap the Settings icon > Sound and display section > Display > Screen timeout > select the desired time.
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  8. Turn Location Services & GPS off when not in use.
    Note: To access, swipe down from the top of the screen and select Location.
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  9. Turn off auto-update apps.
    Note: To access, from the Play Store > Menu icon > Settings > Auto-update apps > Do not auto-update apps.
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  10. Turn off auto-sync.
    Note: To access, swipe down from the top of the screen with 2 fingers, then select Sync. Remember to turn Sync back on to allow new data to be synced (like email, and social media notifications).
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  11. If you are traveling and do not have access to mobile or Wi-Fi networks, switch to Airplane mode.
    Note: To turn airplane mode on or off, swipe down from the top of the screen, tap the expand icon, then tap Airplane mode.
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  12. Turn off Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, & NFC when not in use.
    Note: To access, swipe down from the top of the screen with 2 fingers, then select Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, & NFC to turn off
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  13. Do not use live wallpapers.
    Note: To change your wallpaper, tap and hold an empty area on the home screen, then tap Wallpapers.
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