Battery life: Google Nexus 7

Learn how to save battery life on the Google Nexus 7.

 

 

 

Battery saving mode

  1. From any home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'DEVICE,' tap Battery.
  4. Tap the Menu icon in the top right.
  5. Tap Battery saver.
  6. Tap the Battery saver switch to on or off.

 

Battery saving mode settings

  1. From any home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'DEVICE,' tap Battery.
  4. Tap the Menu icon in the top right.
  5. Tap Battery saver.
  6. Tap the Battery saver switch to on.
  7. Tap to set level when Battery saver comes on automatically:
    • Never
    • at 5% battery
    • at 15% battery

 

Battery optimization settings

  1. From any home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'DEVICE,' tap Battery.
  4. Tap the Menu icon in the top right.
  5. Tap Battery optimization.
  6. Tap to set optimization level:
    • Not optimized
    • All apps

 

Tips to save battery life

  • Change application sync settings.
  • Lower screen brightness and timeout duration.
  • Toggle from 4G to 2G.
  • Turn off background data.
  • Turn off Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and Smartphone Mobile Hotspot.
  • Uninstall unused apps.
  • 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.