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LG BATTERY SAVING BASICS

Operation Cell Phones, LG Friends, Mobile Accessories, Smart Watches, Tablets Last Updated 12/06/2018
LG BATTERY SAVING BASICS

LG BATTERY SAVING BASICS

Battery life can vary depending on usage. Adjusting your usage and turning on/off services and or settings may help improve your battery life. Check the following sections for power saving tips.

Wi-Fi
GPS
Bluetooth
Display
Applications

Note: Some settings, menus and icons are a generic reference and may differ from your device.


Wi-Fi

If Wi-Fi is enabled, but not connected to a network, disable to help reduce battery usage.

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Wi-Fi.

  2. Tap the Wi-Fi switch icon or checkbox icon to disable Wi-Fi.

OR

  1. With the screen powered on, swipe down from the top of the display to open the Notification Panel.

  2. Tap the Wi-Fi toggle icon to disable.

Note: When not connected to a Wi-Fi network, data usage and rates may applie.

GPS

Disabling GPS may reduce battery usage but can also effect the operation of system and third party applications. It is advised to change the GPS settings for specific application.

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Location access or settings.

  2. Tap the Location switch(s) icon or checkbox(s) icon to disable GPS service(s).

OR

  1. With the screen powered on, swipe down from the top of the display to open the Notification Panel.

  2. Tap the GPS toggle icon to disable.

Note: Disabling GPS from the Notification Panel may not disable GPS for system level applications.

Bluetooth

Disabling Bluetooth may reduce battery usage but can also effect the operation of system and third party applications.

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Bluetooth.

  2. Tap the Bluetooth switch icon or checkbox icon to disable.

OR

  1. With the screen powered on, swipe down from the top of the display to open the Notification Panel.

  2. Tap the Bluetooth toggle icon to disable.

Display

Display brightness is a large part of battery usage, using a lower setting and disabling Auto Brightness may improve battery usage.

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Display.

  2. Tap the Auto Brightness switch icon or checkbox to disable.

  3. Adjust the Brightness slider icon to a lower setting.

Applications

Closing running applications can help reduce battery usage but can also effect the operation of system and third party applications.

  1. Tap and hold the Home button icon or tap the Recent apps button icon

  2. Tap and hold on an application in the list, then swipe left or right to close.

OR

  1. Tap and hold the Home button icon > Task Manager or from the home screen, tap Apps > Task Manager.

  2. Tap an application to close.

Note: Task Manager may not be available on all phones.

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