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How To – Part 9 (Blackberry tips):- Blackberry Battery Saving Tips

Delete Apps You Won’t Use

Deleting apps is as simple as following the instructions below:

  • Click Options
  • Click Advanced Options
  • Click on Applications
  • Highlight the App you want to delete
  • Click Delete
  • The more apps you delete the less memory you’re app will use and even if only marginally it can help your battery life.


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


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


  • 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


  • 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)

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)


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


  • 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)


  • 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.)


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


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