Windows 10 Tutorials 64 – How to Turn Battery Saver Mode On or Off

Welcome to our series of tutorials on the Microsoft Windows 10 that help you understand the features of the upcoming Windows 10.

In this tutorial you will learn how to turn Battery Saver mode On or Off in Windows 10.

Battery Saver mode

Battery Saver mode in Windows 10 allows you to save your laptops battery automatically by limiting the number of background activities and managing various hardware adjustments.

This usually means that performance of your computer will decrease and you can also manually turn it off if you wish to experience the full performance of your computer.

Steps to turn Battery Saver mode On or Off:

  1. Go to Settings and click on System icon.
  2. Now click on Battery saver.
  3. To turn Battery saver mode on, slide the Battery saver is currently towards the right.
  4. To turn Battery saver mode off, slide the Battery saver is currently towards the left.

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To control the Battery Saver mode automatically:

  1. Go to Settings and click on System icon.
  2. Now click on Battery saver.
  3. Click on Battery saver settings as shown in the image below.
  4. To turn Battery saver mode on, check the Turn battery saver on automatically if my battery falls below box.
  5. To turn Battery saver mode off, uncheck the Turn battery saver on automatically if my battery falls below box.

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Note: You may also set the percentage level if you want to. By default it is set at 20%.

You can also control this setting from Power Options:

  1. Access Charge level setting as described here: Windows 10 Tutorials 51 – How to Enable Energy Saver Mode
  2. To turn Battery saver mode on, set On battery (percentage battery charge) between 1 to 100
  3. To turn Battery saver mode off, set On battery (percentage battery charge) to 0

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Brooklyn says May 6, 2015

I like that they will allow you to set when you battery saver should automatically enable itself – I think I’ll set it to 35%. Anything lower than that and I want the battery saver mode on. Great tutorial!

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