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Device Care Options on Your Phone

Device Care Options on Your Phone

To keep up with the nuts and bolts of your phone's performance, use the Device care feature. It provides an overview of your battery, storage, RAM, and security. You can also automatically optimize your phone for faster, better performance. 

Note: This feature was previously called Device maintenance.

Quick Optimization

The Quick Optimization feature improves your phone's performance by identifying apps that use excessive battery power. It also clears away unneeded items from memory, deletes unnecessary files, and closes apps running in the background. To optimize your phone follow these directions:

From Settings, swipe to and touch Device care. Touch Optimize now, and then touch Done.

Optimize Now options on phone

Optimize Battery and Use Power Saving Modes

Battery is your phone's lifeline. There are several ways you can change the battery settings to optimize your phone's battery life.

From Settings, swipe to and touch Device care. Touch Battery. Here you will see a brief overview of your battery usage.

To save battery power, you can use the different power saving modes. Touch Power mode and then select from the following options:

Battery in Device Care
  • High performance: Maximum screen brightness and resolution. Uses more battery.

  • Optimized: Get the recommended balance of performance and battery life.

  • Medium power saving: Extended battery life by limiting some functions.

  • Maximum power saving: Save as much battery as possible.

You can also access more battery options by touching More Options and then touching Settings. Touch Battery usage to get a detailed report about your usage record.

Learn even more ways to make your phone's battery last.

Clean Storage

If you are worried about your phone being overloaded with unnecessary residual files, it's about time you clear out your storage. Happy cleaning!

From Settings, swipe to and touch Device care. Touch Storage, and then touch CLEAN NOW to free up storage space. This will delete unnecessary data, such as cached, residual, and advertisement files.

Storage in Device Care

Clean Memory

Is your phone getting glitchy and slow? It's time you clean up your phone's memory to improve its performance.

From Settings, swipe to and touch Device care. Touch Memory, and then touch CLEAN NOW to free up memory by stopping background apps.

Memory in Device Care

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