Turn Battery Optimization On / Off - Android™ (ZTE)

Battery optimization is a setting that helps conserve battery power and is turned on by default.

Note Android 6.0 and higher devices include battery optimization features. Refer to the Battery Optimization Features section for more info.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings > Battery.
  2. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right).
  3. Tap Battery optimization.
  4. Tap All apps.
  5. Tap the desired app then tap Don't optimize.
    Note Ignoring battery optimizations may result in a faster battery drain.
    Note Apps that are greyed out under "Not optimized" cannot be optimized.
  6. Tap Done.

Battery Optimization Features

  • Doze Mode:
    • starts when the device is stationary and not charging and the screen is off.
    • prevents the device from syncing and accessing the network, Wi-Fi from scanning, etc.
    • allows SMS, MMS, phone calls, alarms, and Amber Alerts to still function.
    • stops when the device is moved, the screen turns on, or the alarm clock sounds/vibrates.
    • isn't affected by notifications.
  • App Standby:
    • conserves battery power by preventing apps from accessing networks, syncing, etc. when not in use or not generating any user-visible notification.
    • stops when the device becomes active or is plugged in.