Battery life: Nokia Lumia 521

    Learn how to save battery life on the Nokia Lumia 521.

     

     

     

    Battery saving mode

    1. From the Start screen, swipe left.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap battery saver.
    4. To enable, tap the Battery Saver Slider. Slider moves right.
    5. To disable, tap the Battery Saver Slider. Slider moves left.

     

    Battery saving mode settings

    1. From the Start screen, swipe left.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap battery saver.
    4. In order to set battery profile options, you must enable battery saver. Tap the Battery Saver Slider to enable. Slider moves right.
    5. Tap advanced.
    6. Tap to select the bullet point for one of the three following options:
      • When battery is low
      • Now until next charge
      • Always (not recommended)

     

    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.