Tips to extend your battery usage time for Samsung Mobile Device

Last Update Date : Aug 23. 2018

Samsung Mobile Devices provides various ways to increase battery usage time. During the initial period (approximately 3 days) after the purchase, the battery usage time may be shorter because App power monitor feature and Optimization of battery usage feature do not work properly. 

Please note:
• This article is focusing on newer models such as Galaxy Note9, S9/S9+, Note8 and S8/S8+
• Usage time may vary depending on the device settings, usage pattern and operating conditions.

To increase battery usage time, follow these steps:

Tips to improve battery usage

Optimise your batteryClick to Expand

This feature helps to improve the device performance through the following actions:

• Clearing memory

• Deleting unnecessary files and closing unused applications running in the background

• Managing abnormal battery usage

• Scanning for crashed applications and malware

1 Select Settings
Tap Settings
2 Select Device maintenance in the Settings screen
Tap Device Maintenance
3 Click on the Optimise Now button
Tap Optimise Now
4 Wait for the device to complete the optimisation process
Wait for the device to complete the optimisation process
Power saving modeClick to Expand

You can also save battery power by preventing unused applications that are running in the background from draining the battery power.

1 Select Settings
Tap Settings
2 Select Device maintenance in the Settings screen
Tap Device Maintenance
3 Click on the Battery icon
Tap Battery
4 Tick applications from the list and click the Save Power button
Tick applications from the list and click the Save Power button
Monitor and optimise battery usageClick to Expand

This feature helps to save battery power by restricting applications that are using mobile networks or sync data.

1 Select Settings
Tap Settings
2 Select Device maintenance in the Settings screen
Tap Device Maintenance
3 Click on the Optimise Now button
Tap Optimise Now
4 Click Battery Usage on the top of the Battery screen
Tap Battery Usage
5 Select Optimise Battery Usage by clicking the 3 dots vertical bar on the top right of the screen
Select Optimise Battery Usage
6 Enable Optimise battery usage for individual application by sliding the slider from left to right
Enable Optimise battery usage for individual application by sliding the slider from left to right
Auto-sync featureClick to Expand

Turn off auto-sync feature for unused options in accounts:

1 Select Settings
Tap Settings
2 Select Cloud and accounts in the Settings screen
Tap Cloud and accounts
3 Select Accounts in the Cloud and Accounts screen
Tap Accounts
4 Click on individual account > Sync account
Click on individual account
5 Turn off the auto-sync feature by sliding the slider from right to left
Turn off the auto-sync feature

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