Battery life

Battery life

Tips and tricks to extend your battery performance.


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
  1. There are several ways to conserve battery life. To access battery saver mode, from the Start screen, tap the Settings tile.
    Note: Talk time: Up to 13 hours, Standby time: Up to 11 days 
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  2. Tap System, then tap Battery saver.
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  3. To turn Battery saver on, tap the Toggle switch.
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  4. Tap battery saver settings to adjust settings as desired.
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  5. When Battery saver is on the Battery icon will display a Shield in the Notification bar.
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  6. Lower the screen's brightness setting.
    Note: To access from the Start screen, tap the Settings tile > System > Display > Brightness level. Toggle off Automatically adjust display brightness if on.
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  7. Decrease the screen time-out.
    Note: To access from the Start screen, tap the Settings tile > Personalization > Lock screen > Screen times out after field.
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  8. Turn Bluetooth and Wi-Fi off when not in use.
    Note: To access, drag down from the Notification bar, and tap the Wi-Fi or Bluetooth icon to turn on/off.
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  9. Turn location services off when not in use.
    Note: To access from the Start screen, tap the Settings tile > Privacy > Location.
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  10. Turn off email account auto sync settings.
    Note: To access from the Start screen, tap the desired email tile > Menu icon > Accounts > Change mailbox sync settings.
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  11. If you are travelling and do not have access to mobile or Wi-Fi networks, switch to Airplane mode.
    Note: To access, swipe down from the Notification bar > Airplane mode. The Airplane mode icon will appear in the Notification bar when on.
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  12. Turn off auto-update apps in the Play Store.
    Note: To access from the Start screen, tap Store > Menu icon (three lines) > Settings > Toggle off Update apps automatically when I'm on Wi-Fi.
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  13. For additional information about charging your battery, please see the Charge the Battery tutorial.
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