Battery life

Battery life

Tips and tricks to extend your battery performance.


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
  1. Swipe down from the Notification bar with two fingers, then tap POWER SAVER to prolong battery life.
    Note: To change Power saver options or turn on Extreme power saving mode swipe down from the top of the screen and tap the Settings icon > Battery Manager.
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  2. Set the brightness to low or auto.
    Note: To access, swipe down from the top of the screen with two fingers > tap SETTINGS > scroll to, then tap Display & gestures > tap Brightness
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  3. Set the screen timeout setting to a shorter duration.
    Note: To access, swipe down from the top of the screen with two fingers > tap SETTINGS > scroll to, then tap Display & gestures > tap Screen timeout.
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  4. Turn off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi when not in use.
    Note: To access, swipe down from the top of the screen with two fingers.
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  5. Tap the NFC toggle to turn on/off.
    Note: To access, swipe down from the top of the screen with two fingers > tap SETTINGS > tap More.
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  6. Avoid Live wallpapers.
    Note: To access, swipe down from the top of the screen with two fingers > tap SETTINGS > tap Personalize > tap Home screen wallpaper.
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  7. Turn off Location Services & GPS.
    Note: To access, swipe down from the top of the screen with two fingers > tap SETTINGS > scroll to, then tap Location.
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  8. Turn off auto updates for apps. (Turn off when trying to conserve battery; remember to turn back on to allow apps to download new data like email, social media posts, etc.)
    Note: From the home screen, tap Play Store > tap the Menu icon > tap Settings > tap Auto-update apps.
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  9. If you are traveling and do not have access to mobile or Wi-Fi networks, switch to Airplane mode.
    Note: To access, swipe down from the top of the screen with two fingers. 
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  10. Uninstall or disable apps that you do not use.
    Note: From the home screen, tap the Apps icon. Touch, hold, and drag any unused apps to the top of the screen to Uninstall or Disable, then release.
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  11. For additional information about charging your battery, please see the 'Charge the battery' tutorial.
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