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

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.

  2. Touch Settings.

  3. Swipe 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. The percentage of battery power remaining displays in the status bar by default, but you can unmark the Show battery percentage checkbox to turn it off.

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 (Location) 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

Use Ultra power saving mode to switch your device's screen to grayscale and turn off nonessential applications so you get the maximum battery life. With Ultra power saving mode turned on, even if you're down to a 10% charge, you can receive calls and texts for up to 24 hours.*

*Based on laboratory testing. Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, wireless service provider, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls, and voice, data, and applications' usage patterns.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch Settings.

  3. Swipe to and touch Ultra power saving mode.

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

  5. Mark the checkbox to agree to the Terms and conditions and touch AGREE.

  6. The PhoneMessagesChrome™, and Emergency Alerts applications are automatically available in Ultra power saving mode. Touch Add to make up to two 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 > Settings.

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