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Monitor and Extend Battery Life on Galaxy S8 Active

When your battery is running low or it will be a while before you can charge it, follow the steps and tips below to get the most out of your battery life.

The available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Monitoring Battery Usage

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Battery.

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

Screen Timeout

Turns the screen off after a set amount of time.

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

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

  3. Choose the desired Screen Timeout.

Screen Saver

Screen saver controls what is displayed on the screen when the phone is docked (dock not included) or while charging. You can choose to display colors or photos.

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

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

  3. To turn on Screen saver, touch the slider.

  4. Choose the desired screen saver.

  5. To preview the screen saver, touch PREVIEW.

Keep Screen Turned Off

You can prevent the screen from turning on while the phone is in a dark place, such as a pocket or a bag.

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Keep screen turned off.

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

Smart Stay

Smart stay detects your face with the front camera so that the screen stays on while you are looking at it.

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, then search for and select Smart stay.

  3. To turn on Smart stay, touch the slider.

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