Battery & power: Kyocera Hydro XTRM

Learn how to replace the battery and save battery life on the Kyocera Hydro XTRM. Find out more on this page:

 

Battery

Battery life

 

 

Battery

Insert/remove battery

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

 

Insert

  1. Power the phone off.
  2. Insert your thumbnail or fingernail into the slit and lift the battery cover.

 

 

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  1. Insert the battery, contacts end first, and gently press into place.

 

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  1. Replace the cover, applying equal pressure from the top down on both sides and making sure all the locking tabs of the cover are seated with no gaps.

 

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Remove

  1. Power the phone off.
  2. Insert your thumbnail or fingernail into the slit and lift the battery cover.

 

 

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  1. Grasp the white pull-tab extending from the battery pack and pull the battery out of its compartment.

 

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Battery life

Battery saving mode

We're sorry, but this feature is not available on this device.

 

 

Battery saving mode settings

We're sorry, but this feature is not available on this device.

 

 

 

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 All AppsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'DEVICE,' and then tap Battery.
  4. Tap Brightness.
  5. Touch and slide the Brightness slider left to decrease the brightness setting.
  6. Tap OK.
  7. Tap Screen timeout.
  8. Select one of the following options:
  9. 15 seconds
  10. 30 seconds

 


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

  1. From any home screen, tap the All AppsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Tethering & Networks.
  4. Tap Mobile HotSpot.
  5. Clear the Mobile HotSpot check box.
  6. Tap the Back key.
  7. Tap the Back key again to return to the 'Settings' menu.
  8. Scroll down to 'PERSONAL,' and then tap Location access.
  9. Clear the GPS satellites check box.
  10. Touch the Status bar and slide it down.
  11. Tap Wi-Fi to turn off.
  12. Tap Bluetooth to turn off.



Change application sync settings

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All AppsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'PERSONAL,' and then tap Accounts & sync.
  4. Clear the Auto-sync data check box.
  5. To reduce sync settings for individual applications, select the desired application.

 

 

Turn off background data

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All AppsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Mobile data.
  4. Tap the Menu key.
  5. Select the Restrict background data check box.

 

 

Minimize use of third party applications

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All AppsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'DEVICE,' and then tap Apps.
  4. Select the application you want to edit.
  5. Tap Disable to turn off the application.
    Note: You can tap Uninstall instead to completely remove the application.

 

 

Toggle from 4G to 2G

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All AppsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Tethering & Networks.
  4. Under 'NETWORK SETTINGS,' tap Mobile networks.
  5. Select or clear the Use only 2G networks check box.

 

 

Update to the latest software

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All AppsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to 'SYSTEM,' and then tap About phone.
  4. Tap System updates.
  5. Tap Check now.
  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. To activate the screen, press and then quickly release the Power key again.

 

 

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