Battery & power: LG Optimus F6

    Learn how to replace the battery and save battery life on the LG Optimus F6. Find out more on this page:

     

    Battery

    Battery life

     

     

    Battery

    Insert/remove battery

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

     

    Insert

    1. Power the phone off.
    2. Remove the back cover using the notch located at the bottom of the phone.
    3. Align the gold contacts on the battery with the gold contacts in the battery compartment and press the battery down until it clicks into place.
    4. Replace the back cover by pressing it onto the phone.

     

    Remove

    1. Power the phone off.
    2. Remove the back cover using the notch located at the bottom of the phone.
    3. Lift the battery out of the compartment using the notch located at the bottom of the battery slot.

     

     

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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 any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap System settings.
    3. Scroll to 'DEVICE,' and then tap Battery.
    4. Tap Power saver.
    5. Tap the Power saver switch to turn on or turn off.

     

    Battery saving mode settings

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

     

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap System settings.
    3. Scroll to 'DEVICE,' and then tap Battery.
    4. Tap Power saver.
    5. Tap Turn Power saver on.
    6. Select from the following:
      • Immediately
      • 10% battery
      • 20% battery
      • 30% battery
      • 50% battery
    7. Select or clear check boxes for the following options:
      • Auto-sync
      • Wi-Fi
      • Bluetooth
      • Vibrate on touch
      • Brightness
      • Screen timeout
      • Front touch key light
      • Home LED button
    8. To access option details, tap the Settings icon next to the following options:
      • Brightness
      • Screen timeout
      • Front touch key light

     

     

    Tips to save battery life

    To save and extend battery life, follow these steps:

     

    Lower screen brightness and timeout duration

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap System settings.
    3. Scroll to 'DEVICE,' and then tap Display.
    4. Tap Brightness.
    5. Touch and slide the Brightness slider left to decrease the brightness setting.
    6. Tap OK.
    7. Tap Screen timeout.
    8. Select one of the following options:
      • 15 seconds
      • 30 seconds

     

    Turn off Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap System settings.
    3. Tap Tethering & Networks.
    4. Tap Mobile HotSpot.
    5. Clear the Mobile HotSpot check box.
    6. Tap the Back key.
    7. Tap the Back key again to return to the 'Settings' menu.
    8. Scroll down to 'PERSONAL,' and then tap Location access.
    9. Clear the GPS satellites check box.
    10. Touch the Status bar and slide it down.
    11. Tap Wi-Fi to turn off.
    12. Tap Bluetooth to turn off.


    Change application sync settings

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap System settings.
    3. Scroll to 'PERSONAL,' and then tap Accounts & sync.
    4. Clear the Auto-sync data check box.
    5. To reduce sync settings for individual applications, select the desired application.

     

    Turn off background data

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap System settings.
    3. Tap Mobile data.
    4. Tap the Menu key.
    5. Select the Restrict background data check box.

     

    Minimize use of third party applications

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap System settings.
    3. Scroll to 'DEVICE,' and then tap Apps.
    4. Select the application you want to edit.
    5. Tap Disable to turn off the application.
      Note: You can tap Uninstall instead to completely remove the application.

     

    Toggle from 4G to 2G

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap System settings.
    3. Tap Tethering & Networks.
    4. Under 'NETWORK SETTINGS,' tap Mobile networks.
    5. Select or clear the Use only 2G networks check box.

     

    Update to the latest software

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap System settings.
    3. Scroll down to 'SYSTEM,' and then tap About phone.
    4. Tap System updates.
    5. Tap Check now.
    6. Follow any additional prompts.

     

    Set device to sleep when unused

    • Press and then quickly release the Power key to set the screen to sleep mode.
    • To activate the screen, press and then quickly release the Power key again.

     

     

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