Factors Affecting Battery Life

Environment

Battery consumption increases in areas with weak or
overlapping signals or with increased screen brightness
under strong sunlight or any other light source.

※ Galaxy offers Adaptive Brightness to optimize screen visibility based on the light intensity of the environment.

※ Galaxy offers Adaptive Brightness to optimize screen visibility based on the light intensity of the environment.

Usage Pattern

Increased screen brightness, longer intervals before
screen timeout, high-performance apps, streaming
high-resolution content, and location services or other
allowed services will also increase battery consumption.

Settings Tips to Extend Battery Life

Discover various ways to extend your battery life!

'※ This was written based on Android T OS (Version 13). Names of certain features and entry points may vary depending on the Android OS version.

1. How to OptimizeYour Battery Life in the ‘Settings’

Check the apps with high battery usage.

1. How to Optimise Your Battery Life in the ‘Settings’

  • Check the apps with high battery usage.
    • 01

      Go to ‘Battery and device care' in ‘Settings’.

    • 02

      Tap ‘Optimize now’ to check apps with high background battery usage.

※ Availability of this feature may vary depending on app.
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2. How to Optimize Your Battery Life in the ‘Settings’

Keep rarely used apps in sleep or deep sleep.

2. How to Optimise Your Battery Life in the ‘Settings’

  • Keep rarely used apps in sleep or deep sleep.
    • Select See more in the battery menu of device care
      01

      Go to ‘Background usage limits' in Battery.

    • Select Add button
      02

      Select 'Sleeping apps' or 'Deep sleeping apps'.

    • Select Add button Select Add button Select Add button
      03

      Tap '+' and select apps you want in sleep status, then tap 'Add' once again.

    ※ 'Sleeping apps’ will run intermittently in the background. App updates and notifications may be delayed.

    ※ 'Deep sleeping apps' won't run in the background in any circumstances. These apps will get updates and notifications only when they are in use.
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To prevent certain apps from going to sleep or deep sleep, follow the instructions below

To prevent certain apps from going to sleep or deep sleep, follow the instructions below

  • Select See more in the battery menu of device care
    01

    Tap 'Background usage limits' from 'Battery'.

  • Select Add button
    02

    Tap 'Never sleeping apps'.

  • Select Add button Select Add button Select Add button
    03

    Tap ‘+’ to select the apps and tap 'Add'.

※ Apps added to 'Never sleeping apps' do not automatically go to sleep/deep sleep, which may cause additional battery usage in the background.

Enable ‘Power saving’ mode

When the battery is running low, enable ‘Power saving’ to extend battery life.

Once ‘Power saving’ is enabled, background apps will be restricted from Wi-Fi and mobile data,
and heavy battery-consuming features such as Always On Display
will be disabled to extend battery life.

You can select and adjust CPU speed, brightness level,
and Always On Display to your preference.

※ When ‘Power mode’ is enabled, background data restrictions will apply to all apps and location services may also be limited.

  • Select See more in the battery menu of device care
    01

    Go to ‘Battery and device care' in ‘Settings’.

  • Select Add button Select Add button
    02

    Tap battery and enable 'Power saving' mode.

Clean up unused apps and features

Check unused apps in ‘Battery usage’.

Clean up unused apps and features.

  • Check unused apps in ‘Battery usage’.
    • Check the actual battery usage of apps
      01

      Go to ‘Battery and device care' in ‘Settings’ and tap 'Battery'.

    • View list of apps using battery
      02

      Tap on the battery graph.

    • View list of apps using battery
      03

      Check the battery usage and details of apps in use.

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Change Display Settings

Turn display off by pressing the power button when the device is not in use.
Set ‘Screen timeout’ to a short interval. Lower your brightness.
The brighter the screen, the higher the contrast ratio, which leads to higher battery consumption.
Extend battery life by using a dark-tone wallpaper or theme.

* Images shown are for illustration purpose only.
** UI may be different depending on the device model, country or mobile operators.