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How can I monitor and extend battery life for my Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime?

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

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.

4. The Battery status 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 percent used by each.

5. Touch the slider off to turn Display battery percentage on and display the percentage of battery power remaining in the status bar.

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.

2. Touch Settings.

3. Touch Battery.

4. Touch Ultra power saving mode.

5. Touch the slider off to turn Ultra power saving mode on.

6. Review the terms and conditions, and mark the checkbox to agree. Touch AGREE.

7. The PhoneMessages, and Internet applications are automatically available in Ultra power saving mode. Touch Add to make up to three more applications available.

   

Turn Off Ultra Power Saving Mode

1. From the Home screen, touch More options.

2. Touch Turn off Ultra power saving mode.

To adjust Network Connections, Sound, and Display settings in Ultra power saving mode, touch More Options Icon > Settings.

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