Discover new ways to use your HTC phone through our quick tutorial videos.
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In times when you need to extend the battery life more, try out some of these tips:
Monitoring your battery usage helps you identify what's using the most power so you can choose what to do about it. For details, see
Checking battery usage.
To turn on or off connections such as mobile data,
Bluetooth, go to Settings and tap their
To prevent some apps from using GPS in the background, keep the
GPS satellites setting off. Turn it on only when you need your precise location while using navigation or location-based apps. Go to Settings and tap
Location to turn this setting on or off. For more information on location services, see
Turning location services on or off.
Lowering the brightness, letting the display sleep when not in use, and keeping it simple helps save battery power.
Changing your wallpaper to a plain, black background can also help a little. The less color is displayed, the less battery is used.
For more details, see
Settings and security and
Many apps run processes or sync data in the background even when you're not using them. If there are apps that you don't need anymore, uninstall them.
If an app came preloaded and can't be uninstalled, disabling the app can still prevent it from continuously running or syncing data. In
Settings > Apps, swipe to the
All tab, tap the app, and then tap
Background data and sync can use a lot of battery power if you have many apps syncing data in the background. It’s recommended not to let apps sync data too often. Determine which apps can be set with longer sync times, or sync manually.
Mail app, select an account, tap
> Settings > Sync, Send & Receive, and then adjust the settings under
Some widgets constantly sync data. Consider removing the ones that are not important from your Home screen.
To squeeze in a little bit more battery power, try these tips:
There are two slots inside the compartment. The upper slot contains the micro SIM card tray.
The following will be removed from the phone when you do a factory reset:
Files such as your music, photos, videos, and documents will also be deleted if you select the
Erase all data option.
Be sure to back up any data and files you want to keep before you do a factory reset.
To delete media and other data on your storage card, tap
Erase SD card.
If you can’t turn
HTC Butterfly on or access settings, you can still perform a factory reset by using the hardware buttons on
You can customize
HTC BlinkFeed to show posts from your social networks, headlines from your favorite news media, and more. For details, see
Your dynamic Home screen.
You can switch to using
HTC BlinkFeed as your Home screen style. You just need to manually add all your widgets, apps, and shortcuts to the widget panels.
However, you might have to connect manually if your headset has been used with another
If you still cannot reconnect to the headset, follow the instructions in
Unpairing from a
Bluetooth device, and then follow the steps under
Your phone shows you the URL of the HTC Get Started site and a pair code. On your computer's web browser, just go to the URL and enter the pair code to start your web setup. You need an HTC Account to save your accounts and settings on the Web and download them to your phone.