Galaxy Tab S3 - Monitor and extend battery life (SM-T820)

Last Update date : Oct 01. 2020

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.

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

You can easily and quickly monitor battery usage.

1 From the Home screen, touch Apps.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Touch Device maintenance.
How do I monitor and extend battery life for my Galaxy Tab S3?
4 Touch Battery.
How do I monitor and extend battery life for my Galaxy Tab S3?
5 Touch BATTERY USAGE.
How do I monitor and extend battery life for my Galaxy Tab S3?
6 The screen shows the battery usage data since the device was last fully charged:
How do I monitor and extend battery life for my Galaxy Tab S3?

Screen timeout

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.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Touch Display and home screen.
How do I monitor and extend battery life for my Galaxy Tab S3?
4 Swipe to and touch Screen timeout.
How do I monitor and extend battery life for my Galaxy Tab S3?
5 Choose the desired Screen timeout delay:
How do I monitor and extend battery life for my Galaxy Tab S3?

Keep screen turned off

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.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Touch Display and home screen.
How do I monitor and extend battery life for my Galaxy Tab S3?
4 Touch the slider to activate Keep screen turned off.
How do I monitor and extend battery life for my Galaxy Tab S3?

Smart stay

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.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Touch Advanced features.
How do I monitor and extend battery life for my Galaxy Tab S3?
4 Touch Smart stay.
How do I monitor and extend battery life for my Galaxy Tab S3?
5 Touch the slider to activate Smart stay.
How do I monitor and extend battery life for my Galaxy Tab S3?

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