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Monitor and Extend the Battery Life of Your Phone

Oh, no! You forgot to charge your phone last night and now you're low on battery. Don't fret, your phone won't die without a fight, because it can efficiently use its remaining battery life. You can also check which apps drain your battery and monitor how your battery is being used.

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Monitor Battery Usage

Keep an eye on your battery usage and never deal with a dead phone again. Your phone estimates how many hours and minutes of power you have left. Here's how to monitor the battery life:

  1. Navigate to Apps and touch Settings.

  2. Touch Device maintenance and then touch Battery.

  3. To view your battery usage, touch BATTERY USAGE.

Screen Timeout

When you really want to save battery life, try adjusting the screen timeout on your phone. After a set period of inactivity, your phone's screen will automatically turn off. You'll never waste precious battery juice again!

  1. Navigate to Apps and touch Settings.

  2. Touch Search, then search for and select Screen timeout.

  3. Choose the desired Screen Timeout.

Screen Saver

Screen saver controls what displays on the screen when the phone is docked (dock not included), timed out, or while charging. You can choose to display colors or photos. Check it out:

  1. Navigate to Apps and touch Settings.

  2. Touch Search, then search for and select Screen saver.

  3. To turn on Screen saver, touch the slider and choose the desired screen saver.

  4. To preview the screen saver, touch PREVIEW.

Block Accidental Touches

You can prevent your phone's screen from detecting touch inputs while your phone is in a dark place, such as a pocket or bag. It prevents all those false wakeup calls that drain your battery. Just follow the steps below.

  1. Navigate to Apps and touch Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Block accidental touches.

  3. To turn on Keep screen turned off, touch the slider.

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