Galaxy Tab S3 - How do I monitor and extend battery life for my Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (SM-T820)?

Last Update date : 2017.07.19

Battery


When your battery is running low or it will be a while before you can charge it, follow the steps and tips below to get the most out of your battery life.

Note: The provided information refers to the devices sold in Canada. Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Monitoring Battery Usage


Note: You can easily and quickly monitor battery usage.

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Appli.

2. Touch Settings Parametres.

3. Touch Device maintenance.

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4. Touch Battery.

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5. Touch BATTERY USAGE.

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6. The screen shows the battery usage data since the device was last fully charged:

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Screen Timeout


Note: Screen timeout turns the screen off after a set amount of time. Reducing the screen timeout can increase battery life.

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Appli.

2. Touch Settings Parametres.

3. Touch Display and home screen.

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4. Swipe to and touch Screen timeout.

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5. Choose the desired Screen timeout delay:

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Keep Screen Turned Off


Note: You can prevent the screen from turning on while the device is in a dark place, such as a pocket or a bag by activating Keep screen turned off.

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Appli.

2. Touch Settings Parametres.

3. Touch Display and home screen.

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4. Touch the slider OFF to activate ON Keep screen turned off.

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Smart Stay


Note: Smart stay detects your face with the front camera so that the screen stays on while you are looking at it.

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Appli.

2. Touch Settings Parametres.

3. Touch Advanced features.

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4. Touch Smart stay.

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5. Touch the slider OFF to activate ON Smart stay.

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