Grand Prime - Battery Status and Power Saving Mode (SM-G530W)

Last Update Date : Apr 13. 2018

Battery

Your device has an application that lets you see which applications and features use the most battery power.

NOTE: Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

View the Battery Status

1 From the Home screen, touch Apps
2 Touch Settings.
3 Scroll to and touch Battery under the System tab.
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4 The Battery status displays the percentage of battery power remaining and how long you might expect that power to last.
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Note: Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

5 If available, touch BATTERY USAGE to see which processes were running since your device was last fully charged.
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6 It shows the processes that have been using the battery power since it was last charged and the percent used by each.
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Reduce Battery Consumption

Your device provides options that help you conserve battery power. By customizing these options and turning off features in the background, you can use the device longer between charges: 


    • Discontinue use of Live wallpapers.

    • Turn off the Bluetooth® feature.

    • Turn off Wi-Fi®.

    • Turn off the GPS service.

    • Turn off the mobile data connection.

    • Turn off auto-syncing of accounts.

    • Turn off the Smart features.

    • Decrease the backlight time (timeout settings).

    • Decrease the brightness of the display, or use Automatic brightness.

    • Turn off haptic feedback.

Best Practices For Battery Charging

The following guidelines can help you charge your battery properly and safely:


    • Verify that you are using the Samsung USB/charging cable and wall charger included with your device, and not third-party accessories.

    • Ensure the USB/charging cable is connected securely and is not being blocked by a cover or case.

    • Check whether a battery or charging indicator appears on the device's display when the USB/charging cable is plugged in.

    • Charge using a wall outlet, not a computer, for best results.

    • When the battery is fully charged, disconnect the device from the USB/charging cable.

Turn On Power Saving Mode

1 From the Home screen, touch Apps.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Scroll to and touch Battery under the System tab.
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4 Touch Power saving mode.
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Note: Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

5 Touch the slider to turn Power saving mode on .
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6 Touch Start power saving and choose Immediately, At 5% battery power, At 15% battery power, At 20% battery power, or At 50% battery power.
Grand Prime: How can I monitor and extend battery life for my Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime?
Grand Prime: How can I monitor and extend battery life for my Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime?

Turn On Ultra Power Saving Mode

Use Ultra power saving mode to switch your device's screen to grayscale and turn off nonessential applications so you get the maximum battery life. With Ultra power saving mode turned on, even if you're down to a 10% charge, you can receive calls and texts for up to 24 hours.*

 

*Based on laboratory testing. Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, wireless service provider, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data, and other applications' usage patterns.

1 From the Home screen, touch Apps.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Scroll to and touch Battery under the System tab.
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4 Touch Ultra power saving mode.
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Note: Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

5 Touch the slider to turn Ultra power saving mode on.
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6 Mark the checkbox to agree to the Terms and conditions and touch AGREE.
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7 The Phone, Messages, and Internet applications are automatically available in Ultra power saving mode. Touch to make up to three more applications available.

Turn Off Ultra Power Saving Mode

1 From the Home screen, touch MORE.
2 Touch Turn off Ultra power saving mode.

Note: To adjust network connections, sound, and display settings in Ultra power saving mode, touch MORE > Settings. 

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