Blackberry Power Saving Tips

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Blackberry Power Saving Tips

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Battery Power Saving Tips
Charging

Charge BlackBerry® smartphone as much as possible
Use wall chargers as the preferred charging method

Media

Reduce volume
Use headphones
Load media using the BlackBerry® Desktop Manager (Avoids resizing)
Turn off equalizer settings (Media – Options)

Browsing

Visit mobile sites where applicable
Turn Repeat Animations to a lower setting (Browser – Options – General Properties)
Close browser when finished using (close with ESC key, not red End key)

Screen/Keyboard

Reduce Backlight Timeout (Options – Screen/Keyboard)
Reduce Backlight Brightness (Options – Screen/Keyboard)
Holster smartphone (turns off LCD automatically)
Set Audible Roll to mute (Options – Screen/Keyboard)
Key Tone Off (Options – Screen/Keyboard)
Use a sleeve when storing the smartphone in a pocket

Network Connections

Turn off unused connections when not in use, i.e. GPS, Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth®
Use Auto On/Off
Use single mode only (1XEV, 2G only, 3G only)

Shortcuts

Use shortcuts instead of activating Java® menus (Browser – Options – Browser Configuration)

Camera

Turn off flash (Camera – Options)
Set picture size to Small (Camera – Options)
Set Color Effect to Normal (Camera – Options)
Set Picture Quality to Normal (Camera – Options)

Applications

When exiting, be sure to close the app, not leave it running in the background (close with ESC key, not red End key)
Log out of third-party applications when they are not needed (Instant Messaging, etc.)

Indicators

Set Audible notification to Off (Profiles)
Turn off coverage LED (Profiles)

GPS

Use the zoom out function to get the largest viewable area that you can still use usefully

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