How to Increase Samsung Galaxy Beam I8520 Battery Life

Samsung Galaxy Beam I8520Samsung Galaxy Beam I8520 is a fully-featured multimedia Android Smartphone. This Smartphone has simple design and great looks. Samsung Galaxy Beam I8520 is powered by Android version 2.1 (Eclair). It features a fully touch screen display size of 3.7 inches (480 x 800 Pixels). It has a 8 MP camera with auto-focus technology and LED flash availability. It has 3.5 mm stereo audio jack and plays almost all types of audio and video formats. The supported audio, video formats are MP3/WMA/WAV/eAAC+/MP4/H.263/H.264/Xvid/DivX. Samsung Galaxy Beam I8520 Android Smartphone offers a host of connectivity that includes 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP and USB v2.0 type connector. Samsung Galaxy Beam I8520 Android Smartphone is powered by a standard Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery. This is not enough power to offer a great standby time and talk time, but you can extend this battery power for more working hours by doing well uses of battery life.

Here are few tips mentioned below to increase the battery life of Samsung Galaxy Beam I8520 Android Smartphone.

Display:

Higher Brightness screen is always a factor for battery drains problem. The best way to increase life span of battery power of Samsung Galaxy Beam I8520 Android Smartphone is that keep the brightness level at LOW position. Major battery drain problem is always related to brightness level of the mobile. Maximum the phone brightness level drains the battery faster. So to avoid this major battery drain problem, keep the brightness level as low as viewable ideally.

Display settings

Connectivity Options:

When Wi–Fi setting is turn ON in Samsung Galaxy Beam I8520 Android Smartphone then don’t forget to turn OFF after uses get over. Because when Wi–Fi is continuously ON it drains the battery, so try to avoid the frequent use Wi–Fi setting. A feature called Wi–Fi sleep policy also can be use to save the battery power. It is available in advanced Wi–Fi management screen in Android. You can access it by navigating Wi–Fi Settings tab and then pressing the Menu button. From here, you’re able to manually select a timeout option for the Wi–Fi connection. After the given time interval it will automatically releases the internet connection. By this method you can also save the some amount of battery power.

Wi-Fi Sleep Policy

Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP support will help you to transfer your important data and stream media. So when you turn ON Bluetooth setting for transferring of data then don’t forget to turn OFF the Bluetooth setting after its usage, Because Always ON status of Bluetooth helps in wastage of battery.

Connectivity

GPS Settings:

Samsung Galaxy Beam I8520 is a fully-featured Android Smartphone. If you want to search a location, then turn ON your GPS setting. After your uses get over then turn OFF your GPS setting. Because continues ON status of GPS drains your battery power. It is recommended to use GPS only when you are outdoors.

Notification alerts:

Put the sound level LOW for incoming call ringtone and message alert activity. Maximum sound level uses the more power of battery and drains the battery quickly. Tick OFF other sound alert notification.

Sound Level

Application settings:

Advanced task killer applications are used to kill the process which is running in the background. These background applications run silently in the background and give the contribution in wastage of battery power. You can make use of manage applications setting under application settings section to force stop the running applications. You can install these types of apps from Android Market. In Android phones most of the applications have their ‘Check for Updates’ setting as ON by default and they run in the background silently, which drains the battery fast. So just manually disable the ‘Check for Updates’ setting of all applications, which use frequent check for updates.

Multimedia Features:

Try to avoid use of animated themes. Because animated themes uses more power of battery. Remove or disable unnecessary widgets from home screen. Samsung Galaxy Beam I8520 Android Smartphone is a multimedia Smartphone While watching videos or playing audio files while streaming or using offline content make sure that you do not listen to any of these at FULL volume scale. Auto rotation of screen must be turned OFF in order to save battery. Auto rotation uses accelerometer and if the usage is restricted then it can help in increasing battery life.

Sync settings:

Sync settings allow you to sync your calendars, contacts, emails, etc. Sometimes certain accounts ask for synchronization but they are not actually needed, for this reason you may need to limit the sync settings to certain apps. Make sure of what you are synchronizing and with whom? This will help you to filter and limit apps. Auto sync can be turned ON or OFF, turn ON auto sync only once a day for an hour, but if you need to get continuous updates then you may just need to keep it turned ON; this will keep the battery busy and may reduce the working hours.

GSM Mode:

If you are not using the 3G network availability in your phone then try to switch and use your network in 2G mode. Because the 3G network uses most of power of battery of phones compare to 2G network. Use 3G Network only when you are subscribed on a 3G plan.

Network-Mode

Firmware:

Firmware for android is updated by the company as required but you can use right firmware to increase the battery power of Samsung Galaxy Beam I8520 Android Smartphone.

The guide above will definitely help you to save considerable amount of battery power of Samsung Galaxy Beam I8520 Android Smartphone.

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