10 tips and tricks that will increase battery life on your Samsung Galaxy S5
0. phoneArena 15 Jul 2014, 09:53 posted on
The Samsung Galaxy S5 is among the longest-lasting flagships you can buy at this point in time. Its score of 7 hours and 38 minutes in our custom battery life test reinforces that notion. However, the truth is that we're still far and away from what most of us would call a comfortable longevity, or something along the lines of at least 3 full days of usage before we have to go scouting for a power socket. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to better your S5's endurance and we're about to share them with you. And, by the way, even if you're an advanced user, you may still get to learn something new...
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1. phljcnth (Posts: 454; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)
12. Restrict background processes and activities from Developer options
6. tedkord (Posts: 8323; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)
Smart Stay is a brilliant feature that works perfectly and really uses very little battery. No need to turn it off.
8. gigaraga (Posts: 1454; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)
Awesome. GS5 already has excellent battery life so I'm sure this will prolong to the extremes that no other smartphone can reach :)
26. GripFuture (unregistered)
From what I've read the Galaxy S5 has great battery life and I love the idea of being able to swap out the battery whenever I would want to. Unfortunately I don't consider this phone to be an option for me because they won't offer an F-ING 32GB model! Why is the Galaxy S5 only available with 16GB internal storage?!?!?!?!
29. tedkord (Posts: 8323; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)
Yeah, I never understood what Samsung's reasoning for that was, and it made it a no go for me, as well. But I was always going to wait to see what the Note 4 offered anyway.
30. Zander (Posts: 1; Member since: 19 Oct 2015)
Umm you guys know that you can buy a mobile SD card to up the storage capacity right? I bought a Sandisk 128GB for $45 on eBay and a backup generic 128GB from Walmart for $12. Once you put a card in the phone you can move almost everything onto.