Optimize Battery Life
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Samsung Galaxy XCover FieldPro (SMG889A)

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, visit the Specifications tutorial.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• View & manage power consumption
• View battery usage
• Enable battery saver mode
• Turn off auto-sync
• Turn off auto-updates for apps
• Turn off unused services and activate Airplane mode
• Change display settings
• Disable infinity wallpapers
 

View & manage power ponsumption

Use the original charger and battery to maintain optimal battery performance over the life of your device. The battery comes partially charged. Battery life and charge cycles vary by use and settings.



View battery usage

1. Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the settings icon Settings icon.

2. Select Device maintenance, then select Battery. Battery usage information will be displayed.

Note: Alternatively, swipe down from the Notification bar with two fingers then select tand hold the Power saving icon. Scroll to App power monitor to view battery usage by app.

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Enable battery saver mode

From the Battery screen, select the desired Battery saving mode then select APPLY

Note: Alternatively, swipe down from the Notification bar with two fingers then select the Power mode icon APPLY. Battery-smart features can help save your battery for what matters most. Seldom used apps go into App Standby to conserve battery.

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Turn off auto-sync

From the Settings screen, scroll to and select Cloud and accounts > Accounts > select the Auto sync data switch to turn it off.

Note: Select OK to confirm. Turn Auto-sync back on to allow apps to download new data like email, social media posts, etc.

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Turn off auto-updates for apps

From the home screen, select the play Play Store app > menu Menu icon > Settings > Auto-update apps > Don't auto-update apps > DONE.

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Turn off unused services and activate Airplane mode 

Swipe down from the Notification bar with two fingers, then if enabled select Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to disable. If you are traveling and do not have access to mobile or Wi-Fi networks, enable Airplane mode. Select Airplane mode.

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Change display settings

To extend battery life, turn off live wallpapers, set the screen to a lower brightness and decrease screen timeout. From the Settings screen, select Display.

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Adjust display settings as desired.

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LOWER SCREEN BRIGHTNESS: Select and drag the Brightness slider left to lower the screen brightness manually.
DECREASE SCREEN TIMEOUT: Scroll to and select Screen timeout then select the desired option.




Disable infinity wallpapers

From the Settings screen, select Wallpaper then navigate to and select the desired wallpaper that is not an Infinity wallpaper and follow the prompts. 

Note: Visit the Learn & Customize the Home Screen tutorial for more information on wallpapers.

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