7 Tips on Increasing Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 10 Battery Life

Updated: January 1, 2019 / Home » Smartphone and Tablets » Apps and OS » Microsoft Windows Phone

Here are 7 simple tips on conserving your Windows Phone 8 battery life, this can be done by disabling a few unnecessary features and also by managing background apps. The following tutorial works on the Nokia Lumia 1520, 1020, 920, 900, 800, 710, 520 and more.

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01 – Turn on Battery Saver

Settings -> Battery Saver (Under System) -> Battery Saver (Turn On)

p.s. Enabling Battery Saver mode prevents background app from running, you might miss messages from WhatApp and more. Use with cautious.

02 – Screen

Settings -> Display (Under System) -> Sunlight Readability (Turn Off), Battery Saver Brightness (Turn On)
Settings -> Lock Screen (Under System) -> Decrease the screen time out
Settings -> Glance (Under System) -> Off (This feature doesn’t drain much of the battery)
Settings -> Display (Under Touch) -> Touch Sensitivity (Change to Normal)
Settings -> Display (Under Touch) -> Disable

p.s. Putting the screen brightness to the lowest will render the screen unreadable under bright sunlight during photo shoot.

03 – Dark Background Theme

Settings -> Theme -> Background, and then tap Dark.

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04 – Reduce Email Sync

Settings -> Email + accounts -> Under Download new content, choose a longer interval, and then tap Done.

p.s. Disable sync if you are not using this feature.

05 – Disable NFC / Bluetooth / Location

Settings -> tap + send (System) -> Off
Settings -> Bluetooth (System) -> Off
Settings -> Location (System) -> Off (Might render some apps unusable)

06 – Disable Background Apps

Settings -> (swipe left) Applications -> background tasks -> Block the unnecessary apps from running in the background

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07 – Others

  • Limit what you pin to Start screen. The more Live Tiles you have on the Start screen, the greater the impact on battery life.
  • If you don’t play games, don’t connect with Xbox. You can turn off the Connect with Xbox setting in the Games settings.
  • Disable backup if you find this feature unnecessary.
  • Turn off the screen during calls (speaker mode). If you’re using the speaker phone or a Bluetooth device, press the Power Power icon button to turn off the screen.
  • Switch to 2G instead of 3G or LTE
  • If you don’t play games, don’t connect with Xbox. You can turn off the Connect with Xbox setting in the Games settings.
  • Restart phone if you notice short battery life. This can sometimes fix issues that can shorten battery life.
  • Always keep Windows up to date.
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