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Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F Troubleshooter Battery usage

Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F
Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F - Troubleshooter - Battery usage - Step 1

Do you want to know how much battery power you have left?

  • You can find the battery’s status via Apps > Settings > Battery.
Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F - Troubleshooter - Battery usage - Step 2

Do you want to know how much battery power your apps use?

  • To see how much power your apps use, go to Apps > Settings > Battery.
Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F - Troubleshooter - Battery usage - Step 3

Have you rebooted the device?

  • Many problems can be solved by simply rebooting the device.
  • Turn your Samsung Galaxy S5 off, reboot it and check whether the problem has been solved.
  • If you cannot reboot the device the normal way, you can also force it. To do this, hold down the power and the volume down button simultaneously until the screen goes black.
Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F - Troubleshooter - Battery usage - Step 4

Do you have a power consumption problem with specific apps?

  • If you have problems with an app that drains your battery, you can force close it.
  • From the Application manager menu (accessible via Apps > Settings), choose one of the app status bars and choose FORCE STOP.
  • Note: This does not work for all apps and services, and when you stop some of them, your device may (temporarily) stop working properly. So be careful which app you stop.
Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F - Troubleshooter - Battery usage - Step 5

Do you want to report a battery problem for a specific app?

  • To report a problem with an app, choose one of the app status bars in the Battery menu (Apps > Settings) and choose REPORT.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to send the feedback to Google.
Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F - Troubleshooter - Battery usage - Step 6

Is it taking very long to charge your battery?

  • Charging your device using a USB cable connected to for example a laptop, takes a lot longer than charging via an adapter.
  • Use the adapter that is supplied with the device for maximum charging performance.
Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F - Troubleshooter - Battery usage - Step 7

Is your battery not charging at all?

  • If your device is not charging at all, test to see what happens when you try to charge using a USB cable or a different adapter.
  • If nothing works, then perhaps your device has a hardware problem.
Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F - Troubleshooter - Battery usage - Step 8

Did you install the most recent device software?

  • Your problem may be resolved through a software update. Check if is a new version of your software is available.

Manual: Install software update

Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F - Troubleshooter - Battery usage - Step 9

Have you tried a factory reset?

  • If the preceding steps have not resolved your problem, try doing a so-called ‘factory reset’.
  • Note: A factory reset involves deleting all personal data on the device, such as photos and messages. We recommend you create a backup before trying this.
  • See the below instructions.

Manual: Restore factory settings

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