Optimize Battery Life

Optimize Battery Life

Tips and tricks to extend your battery performance.


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INSTRUCTIONS & INFO

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For charging and use times, see the Specifications tutorial.
  1. VIEW BATTERY USAGE: Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the Settings icon. Select Battery.

    Step 1

  2. Battery Usage information will be displayed.

    Note: Select USAGE DETAILS for more detailed Battery Usage information.

    Step 2

  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. Battery-smart features can help save your battery for what matters most. Seldom used apps go into App Standby to conserve battery.

    Step 3

  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 > Display > Brightness level > select and drag the Brightness slider left or right 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 left or right.

    Step 4

  5. DECREASE SCREEN TIMEOUT: From the Display screen, select the Advanced drop-down > Sleep > desired duration.

    Note: The quicker the screen goes to sleep, the lower the battery consumption.

    Step 5

  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.

    Step 6

  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 > DONE.

    Step 7

  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.

    Step 8

  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.

    Step 9

  10. TURN OFF LIVE WALLPAPERS: From the home screen, select and hold any empty space then select WALLPAPERS. Navigate to, then select the desired wallpaper that is not a Live wallpaper.

    Note: Turning off Live Wallpapers conserves battery life.

    Step 10

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