Find the balance between getting the most out of your phone while getting the battery life you need. There are steps you can take to save power on your phone.
Always charge the battery fully.
Mute unnecessary sounds, such as key press sounds.
Use wired headphones, rather than the loudspeaker.
The camera viewfinder can be a power drain, so after you've finished taking photos, press .
You can set your phone to automatically save power when the battery charge level is low. To check the battery status, and switch battery saver mode on, on the start screen, swipe left, and tap Settings > battery saver.
When your phone goes into battery saver mode, you may not be able to change the settings of all apps.
To save power, you can also do the following:
Set the phone screen to switch off after a short time
On the start screen, swipe left, and tap Settings > lock+wallpaper > Screen times out after.
Use a dark theme
On the start screen, swipe left, tap Settings > theme, and under Background, tap Dark.
Lower the screen brightness
On the start screen, swipe left, and tap Settings > brightness. Switch Automatically adjust to Off, and select the level you want.
Use network connections selectively: