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Conserve battery life on your Kyocera Hydro VIBE

Last Updated: Apr 25, 2014

Steps to conserve battery life on your Kyocera Hydro VIBE

  1. If your phone is experiencing a short battery life, disabling some features and modifying settings may help. Reducing backlight brightness and backlight timeout can improve battery life. From the home screen, tap the All Apps icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Tap Brightness.
  5. Tap to check Automatic brightness.
  6. Tap OK.
  7. Tap Sleep.
  8. Tap the lowest comfortable timeout setting.
  9. Live wallpapers can drain your phone's battery. To change the live wallpaper to a regular wallpaper, tap Wallpaper.
  10. Tap Wallpapers.
  11. Scroll to the desired wallpaper and tap Set wallpaper. When finished, tap the Back key twice.
  12. Leaving Wi-Fi Calling, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Sprint Hotspot on while not in use can drain the battery faster. From the Settings menu, for Wi-Fi Calling, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, tap the slide to OFF when they are not actively in use.
  13. To disable the Mobile Hotspot, tap More.
  14. Tap Tethering & portable hotspot.
  15. Ensure the Portable Wi-Fi hotspot box is unchecked when not actively in use. Tap the Back key twice.
  16. Leaving GPS on when not in use can drain the battery faster. To disable GPS, from Settings menu, scroll to and tap Location access.
  17. Tap to uncheck GPS satellites. Tap the Back key when finished.
  18. Stopping unused running services and applications can help conserve battery life. From the Settings menu, tap Apps.
  19. Swipe to the RUNNING tab.
  20. Tap the desired service or application.
  21. Tap Stop to close the application. Tap the Back key when finished.
  22. Turning off vibrate notifications can improve battery life. From the Settings menu, scroll to and tap Sound.
  23. To disable vibration for ringtones and notifications, tap to uncheck Vibrate when ringing.
  24. To disable system vibrations, scroll to and tap to uncheck Vibrate on touch. When finished, tap the Back key.
  25. Setting your phone to download or sync less information or less often can improve battery life. From the Settings menu, scroll to ACCOUNTS and tap the desired account.
  26. Tap the desired account.
  27. Ensure important synchronization options are checked and tap to uncheck unused options. Tap the Home key when finished.
  28. Charging your phone on a regular basis will maximize the battery life.
  29. Your phone is now configured to conserve battery life.

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