If it seems you're always looking for a charger, there are steps you can take to reduce the power consumption of your phone.

  • Always charge the battery fully.

  • When power saving mode is activated, phone settings, such as Network mode and the screen saver, are optimised.

Activate power saving mode

Press the power key , and select Activate power saving. To deactivate power saving mode, press the power key , and select Deactivate power saving.

Close the applications you are not using

Press and hold the home key, swipe until the desired application is displayed, and select Close icon.

Sounds, themes, and effects

  • Mute unnecessary tones, such as key tones.

  • Use wired headphones, rather than the loudspeaker.

  • Change the length of the time-out period after which the phone display switches off.

Set the length of the time-out period

Select qtg-toolbar-menu.jpg > Settings and Phone > Display > Light time-out.

Activate a dark theme and wallpaper

Select qtg-toolbar-menu.jpg > Settings and Themes > General.

To change the wallpaper, on the home screen, select Options icon > Change wallpaper.

Deactivate background animation effects

Select qtg-toolbar-menu.jpg > Settings and Themes > General > Options icon > Theme effects > Off.

Decrease the brightness of the display

Select qtg-toolbar-menu.jpg > Settings and Phone > Display > Brightness.

Deactivate the Big clock screen saver

Select qtg-toolbar-menu.jpg > Settings and Themes > Screen saver > None.

Network use

  • If you are listening to music or otherwise using your phone, but do not want to make or receive calls, activate the offline profile.

  • Set your phone to check for new mail less frequently.

  • Use a Wi-Fi connection to connect to the internet, rather than a mobile data (GPRS or 3G) connection.

  • If your phone is set to use both GSM and 3G networks (dual mode), the phone uses more power when searching for the 3G network.

Deactivate Bluetooth when not needed

Swipe down from the notification area, and select Bluetooth activated icon .

Stop your phone scanning for available Wi-Fi networks

Swipe down from the notification area, and select Wi-Fi activated icon.

Establish a mobile data (3G or GPRS) connection only when needed

To close the mobile data connection, swipe down from the notification area, and select Mobile data activated icon.