How To Improve Battery Life On Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

How To Improve Battery Life On Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
How To Improve Battery Life On Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Learn how to improve battery life on your Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. Your device has an embedded battery. You can keep track of your battery consumption and see which applications are using the most power. You can remove or restrict apps and activate a number of power saving modes to get more out of your battery. You can also view an estimate of how much battery time is left and adjust your battery settings to improve performance and make your battery last longer.

To manage your battery consumption

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  • Find and tap Settings > Power management > App power consumption. An overview appears showing applications that have high data traffic rates or that you have not used for a long time.
  • Review the information, then act as required, for example, to uninstall an application or restrict its usage.

To view which applications use the most battery power

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  • Find and tap Settings > Power management > Battery usage.

To view the estimated battery time

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  • Find and tap Settings > Power management.

Power saving modes

There are several power saving modes available for you to use if you want to make your battery last longer.

  • STAMINA mode: Disables Wi-Fi and mobile data when the screen is turned off, and restricts hardware performance. + icon appears in the status bar when this mode takes effect.
  • Ultra STAMINA mode: Limits your devices functionality to core tasks such as making phone calls and sending SMS messages. appears in the status bar once this mode is activated.
  • Low battery mode: Modifies your devices behavior, for example, to adjust screen brightness and screen timeout setting, when the battery level drops below a certain percentage. appears in the status bar when this mode takes effect.
  • Location-based Wi-Fi: Sets your device to only activate the Wi-Fi function when it comes within range of a saved Wi-Fi network.
  • Queue background data: Optimizes outgoing traffic when the screen is off by sending data at predefined intervals.

To activate a power saving mode

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  • Find and tap Settings > Power management.
  • To activate your preferred mode, drag the relevant slider to the right or mark the relevant checkbox and then confirm, if necessary.
  • If no slider or checkbox is available, tap the name of the mode that you want to activate, then confirm, if necessary.

STAMINA mode feature overview

STAMINA mode has several features that allow you to optimize your battery
performance.

  • Extended standby: Prevents applications from using data traffic by disabling Wi-Fi and mobile data when the screen is off. You can exclude some applications and services from being paused when this feature is active.
  • STAMINA clock: Keeps network connections paused in situations where you frequently press the power key to check the time.
  • Extended usage: Restricts hardware performance when you are using your device.

To activate STAMINA mode features

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  • Find and tap Settings > Power management, then tap STAMINA mode.
  • Activate STAMINA mode if it is deactivated.
  • Mark the checkboxes beside the features that you want to activate, then tap Activate, if prompted.

To select which applications to run in STAMINA mode

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  • Find and tap Settings > Power management, then tap STAMINA mode.
  • Activate STAMINA mode if it is deactivated.
  • Make sure that the Extended standby checkbox is marked, then tap Apps active in standby > Add applications.
  • Scroll left or right to view all applications and services, then mark the relevant checkboxes for the applications that you want to run.
  • When you’re finished, tap Done.

Note: Refer here for more information on Sony Xperia Z3 Compact.

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