If you think your phone’s battery drains up too fast based on the power your apps and the usage consume, then Android Lollipop’s another new feature is here for rescue! Battery Saver is one of the many other new features that Google has introduced with Android 5.0 Lollipop.
What does battery saver mode do?
Many smartphones have apps running in the background even if they are not in use at a given point of time. Even though allowing these apps to work in the background helps in staying updated, it can drain out the battery of your phone a little faster than normal. Android is no exception to that. Enabling battery saver mode restricts this action and extends the battery life.
Doing so may result in low speed of the phone, but this is a helpful feature f you are running out of battery life on your phone and you are anywhere near to get it charged! Speaking of which, the battery saver mode automatically gets disabled when the phone is connected to a charger but when it is unplugged again, it stays on until you manually disable it.
How to use Battery Saver Mode on Android Lollipop?
All you need to do to setup battery saver mode on Android Lollipop is go to Settings menu, to get started with. Scroll down till you find the Device section and tap on Battery. On the Battery screen, tap on the Menu (three dots) and then tap on Battery Saver. You will find the Battery Saver screen with a toggle bar to enable or disable it. Right now, it will be in the Off state, so toggle it to the right to turn Battery Saver On.
As soon as you enable it, the notification bar and the navigation bar on your phone turn to Orange color indicating that the Battery Saver is On. As previously mentioned, whenever the phone is plugged to a charger, the battery saver mode automatically turns off. To turn it off manually, swipe down from the notifications bar and tap on Turn off battery saver.
How to enable automatic turn on of Battery Saver?
You could as well change the settings in your phone such that whenever the battery charge percentage is low (at 5% or 15%), the battery saver will automatically turn on. To do so, got the battery saver screen as mentioned before and tap on Turn on automatically option and set percentage of battery that you would like. From the next time whenever your phone reaches the set limit of lo-battery percentage, the battery saver will be turned on automatically.
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