Battery life: HTC Sensation 4G

Learn how to save battery life on the HTC Sensation 4G.

 

 

 

 

Battery saving mode

 

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

 

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Battery saving mode settings

 

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

 

  1. Follow all Tips to conserve battery life above before continuing.
  2. See what features are using your battery:
    1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
    2. Touch Settings.
    3. Touch About phone.
    4. Touch Battery.
    5. Touch Battery use.
    6. You may reduce your usage of the top battery consuming features in order to extend battery life.
  3. Compare the talk time with the device’s specifications to ensure it is not a limitation of the device.
    Note: See What to expect above, because your talk-time and standby time will not be as long.
  4. Install any available updates for applications in the Google Play Store.
  5. If your battery is starting to lose some capacity over time, consider replacing it with a manufacturer approved battery.

 

 

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 menu.PNG key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Tap Brightness or Screen timout.
  5. Adjust the settings to lower levels to save battery.

 

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

  1. From the Settings menu, look under Wireless & Networks.
  2. Turn off  Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and Tethering & Mobile Hotspot.

 

Change application sync settings

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Account & sync.
  4. Tap the Auto-sync On /Off toggle to enable or disable automatic data synchronization

 

Turn off background data

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menumenu.PNG key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap Mobile network.
  4. Tap Data roaming to select and connect or clear and disconnect data services.

 

Minimize use of third party applications

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu Sensation_Menu_Icon.png key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap Apps.
  4. Tap All.
  5. Select and tap the game or application you want to uninstall.
  6. Tap Uninstall.
  7. Tap OK.

 

Toggle from 4G to 2G

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu menu.PNG key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Mobile network.
  4. Tap Network Mode.
  5. Tap WCDMA only to use a 3G connection only.
  6. Tap GSM only to use a 2G connection only.
  7. Tap GSM / WCDMA auto to use a 4G connection when available.

 

Update to the latest software

  1. From the Home screen, , press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch About phone
  4. Touch HTC software updates.
  5. Touch Check

 

Set device to sleep when unused

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