Tips Battery saving tip

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by hobocop, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. hobocop

    hobocop Active Member
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    Hey all, just wanted to share this since it's extended my battery on the Tab 2 GREATLY when not in use.

    Pretty basic and most people probably know this, but:

    Go into settings>Wi-Fi, go to Advanced Settings on the top right, and set "Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep" to "Only when plugged in".

    Basically it just stops checking your email/etc every few minutes unless you're actually using the tab. I'm a pretty light user and this simple change made charging necessary only once every couple weeks, when it was every couple days before.

    Cheers!
     

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  2. acoolphone

    acoolphone Well-Known Member
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    Another, obviously, is to turn it on only when wanted
     
  3. ThatTabGuy

    ThatTabGuy Well-Known Member
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    I will also add that changing certain settings that involve syncing and otherwise that require Wi-Fi can be kept to a minimal, so you can keep it on if you so choose.
     

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