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How can I monitor and extend battery life for my Samsung Galaxy J1™?

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

View the Battery Status

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Apps Icon.
  2. Touch Settings Settings Icon.
  3. Scroll to and touch Battery .
  4. The Battery screen displays the percentage of battery power remaining and how long you might expect that power to last. It also shows the processes that have been using the battery power since it was last charged and the percentage used by each.
  5. Mark the Show battery percentage checkbox to display the percentage of battery remaining in the status bar.
  6. Touch the graph to see more detail about which processes were running since your device was last fully charged.

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:

  • 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.
  • Decrease the backlight time (timeout settings).
  • Decrease the brightness of the display.

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, 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 Ultra Power Saving Mode

Ultra power saving mode limits performance to conserve battery power.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Apps Icon.
  2. Touch Settings Settings Icon.
  3. Scroll to and touch Ultra power saving mode .
  4. Touch the slider  to turn Ultra power saving mode on .
  5. Review the terms and conditions, and mark the checkbox to agree. Touch AGREE.
  6. The Phone, Message+, Chrome™, and Emergency Alerts applications are automatically available in Ultra power saving mode. Touch  to make up to two more applications available.

Turn Off Ultra Power Saving Mode

  1. From the Home screen, touch More options More Options Icon.
  2. Touch Turn off Ultra power saving mode.

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

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