Battery & power: Samsung Galaxy Light

    Learn how to replace the battery and save battery life on the Samsung Galaxy Light. Find out more on this page:

     

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    Insert / remove battery

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

     

    Important: Before removing or replacing the battery, make sure the device is switched off. To turn the device off, hold down the key until the device options pop up displays, then tap Power off.

     

    1. To install, slide the battery into the compartment so that the tabs on the end align with the slots at the bottom of the phone, making sure the connectors align.
    2. Gently press down to secure the battery.
    3. To remove, grip the battery at the top end.
    4. Gently lift battery up and out 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 any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap the My device tab.
    4. To turn on, tap the 'Power saving mode' Switch to On. The Switch moves right and turns green.
    5. To turn off, tap the 'Power saving mode' Switch to Off. The Switch moves left and turns grey.
    6. Tap Power saving mode.
    7. Tap Learn about Power saving mode to see tips for saving battery power.

     

     

    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 Settings.
    3. Tap the My device tab.
    4. If necessary, tap the 'Power saving mode' Switch to On. The Switch moves right and turns green. You are prevented from adjusting settings if the Switch is Off.
    5. Tap Power saving mode.
    6. For the following settings, tap to select the Check box and enable or clear the Check box and disable:

      • CPU power saving
      • Screen power saving

     

     

     

    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 Settings.
    3. Tap the My device tab.
    4. Tap Display.
    5. Tap Brightness.
    6. Touch and slide the slider left to the lowest desirable setting.
    7. Tap OK.
    8. Tap Screen timeout.
    9. Tap the lowest desired setting (lowest is 15 seconds).

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

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap the Connections tab.
    4. Tap More networks.
    5. Tap Tethering & Mobile HotSpot.
    6. Tap the Mobile HotSpot Switch to Off. The Switch moves left and turns grey.
    7. Touch the Status bar and drag it down.
    8. To turn off Wi-Fi, tap Wi-Fi. The icon is removed of color and the indicator light turns off.
    9. To turn off Bluetooth, tap Bluetooth. The icon is removed of color and the indicator light turns off.
    10. To turn off GPS, tap GPS. The icon is removed of color and the indicator light turns off.

    Change application sync settings

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap the Accounts tab.
    4. Under 'My accounts,' tap the desired account type (for example, Google).
    5. Tap to adjust the available sync settings for the account type. In general, tap the sync category to clear the Check box and turn off syncing and tap to increase the interval time for syncing.
    6. Tap your email address or user name at the top of the screen to adjust more sync settings.
    7. For each applicable category, tap the sync category to clear the Check box and turn off syncing.
    8. For each applicable category, tap to increase the interval time for how often you device sync occurs.

    Turn off background data

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap the Connections tab.
    4. Tap Data usage.
    5. Tap the Menu key.
    6. Tap Restrict background data to select the Check box and start restricting background data.

    Minimize use of third party applications

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap the More tab.
    4. Tap Application manager.
    5. Swipe left or right to the Downloaded screen.
    6. Tap the desired application
    7. Tap Disable (to turn off the app) or Uninstall (to delete the app) and then tap OK.

    Toggle from 4G to 2G

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap the Connections tab.
    4. Tap More networks.
    5. Tap Mobile networks.
    6. Tap Network mode.
    7. Tap GSM only to restrict your connection to only 2G.
    8. Tap LTE / GSM / WCDMA (auto connect) or GSM / WCMA (auto connect) to use 4G again.

    Update to the latest software

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap the More tab.
    4. Tap About device.
    5. Tap Software update.
    6. Follow any additional prompts.

     

    Set device to sleep when unused

    1. Press and then quickly release the Power key to set the screen to sleep mode.
    2. Press the Menu key to resume using the device from sleep mode.

     

     

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