Battery life: T-Mobile SpringBoard

Learn how to save battery life on the T-Mobile SpringBoard.

 

 

 

 

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 Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Power to turn on the Power Saving Mode switch and view settings.

 

 

Battery saving mode settings

 

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Power to turn on the Power Saving Mode switch and view settings.

 

 

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 Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Tap Brightness.
  5. Tap to clear the Automatic brightness check box, if necessary.
  6. Touch and drag the Brightness bar left or right.
  7. Tap OK.
  8. Tap Timeout.
  9. Tap the timeout option you want.

 

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

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under Wireless & networks, tap the desired feature to disable.

 

Change application sync settings

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Accounts & sync.
  4. Under Manage accounts, tap an account you change.
  5. Lower the sync frequency or disable automatic syncing.

 

Turn off background data

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Accounts & sync.
  4. Tap to select or clear the Background data check box to enable or disable background data synchronization.

 

Toggle from 4G to 2G

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under Wireless & networks, tap More.
  4. Tap Mobile networks.
  5. Tap to select the Use only 2G networks check box to use a 2G connection only.

 

Update to the latest software

 

Set device to sleep when unused

Press and then quickly release the Power key to set the screen to sleep mode.