Battery Life and
device settings, environment, and usage patterns.
Understand these factors to use your battery more
efficiently and for a longer period of time.
Factors affecting Battery Life
EnvironmentBattery consumption increases in areas with weak or
overlapping signals or with increased screen brightness
under strong sunlight or any other light source.
※ Galaxy offers Adaptive Brightness to optimize screen visibility based on the light.
intensity of the environment.
Usage PatternGalaxy’s AMOLED Display has a high contrast ratio that will
increase battery consumption.
Increased screen brightness,
longer intervals before screen timeout, high-performance apps,
streaming high-resolution content, and location services or
other allowed services will also increase battery consumption.
Settings Tips to Extend Battery Life
※ This was written based on Android P OS (Version 9.0).
Names of certain features and entry points may vary depending on the Android OS version.
1. Optimize your battery in ‘Settings’
2. Optimize your battery in ‘Settings’
Maintain sleep status for rarely used apps.
※ ‘Sleeping apps’ won’t run in the background and may not receive updates and/or send notifications.
In ‘Battery’ tap ‘See more’ to go to Settings and
click on ‘Sleeping apps’.
Tap ‘Add’ to select apps you want in sleep status,
then tap ‘Add’ once again.
Enable ‘Power mode’
Once ‘Power mode’ is enabled, background apps will be restricted from Wi-Fi and mobile data,
and energy-consuming features like Always On Display will be disabled to extend battery life.
You can adjust CPU speed, brightness level, and background networks to your preference.
※ When ‘Power mode’ is enabled, background data restrictions will apply to all apps and location services may also be limited.
Clean up unused apps and features.
Change Display Settings.
Set ‘Screen timeout’ to a short interval.
Lower your brightness. The brighter the screen, the higher the contrast ratio,
which leads to higher battery consumption.
Extend battery life by using a dark-tone wallpaper or theme.