Battery & power: Nokia Lumia 521

    Learn how to replace the battery and save battery life on the Nokia Lumia 521. Find out more on this page:

     

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    Battery

    Insert / remove battery

    To to insert or remove the battery in your device, follow these steps:

     

    1. Power the phone off.
    2. At the top of the phone, put your thumbnail in the seam between the screen frame and the back cover. Press the middle of the back cover, and bend the cover to loosen the top hooks.
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    3. Press and bend the bottom part of the back cover to loosen the side hooks, and remove the cover.Cover_Remove2.jpg
    4. Align the gold contacts on the battery with the gold contacts in the battery compartment and then press the battery into place. Battery_Insert.jpg
    5. Replace the back cover by pressing it onto the phone.
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    To remove the battery, follow these steps:

    1. Power the phone off.
    2. At the top of the phone, put your thumbnail in the seam between the screen frame and the back cover. Press the middle of the back cover, and bend the cover to loosen the top hooks.
      Cover_Remove1.jpg
    3. Press and bend the bottom part of the back cover to loosen the side hooks, and remove the cover.
      Cover_Remove2.jpg
    4. Lift the battery out of the compartment using the notch located at the bottom of the battery compartment.
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    Battery life

    Battery saving mode

    To turn on, turn off, or use battery life saving features on the device, follow these steps:

     

    1. From the Start screen, swipe left.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap battery saver.
    4. To enable, tap the Battery Saver Slider. Slider moves right.
    5. To disable, tap the Battery Saver Slider. Slider moves left.

     

     

    Battery saving mode settings

    To change settings for the battery life saving feature, follow these steps:

     

    1. From the Start screen, swipe left.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap battery saver.
    4. In order to set battery profile options, you must enable battery saver. Tap the Battery Saver Slider to enable. Slider moves right.
    5. Tap advanced.
    6. Tap to select the bullet point for one of the three following options:
      • When battery is low
      • Now until next charge
      • Always (not recommended)

     

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