Battery Saver is a critical feature of Windows 11. If your laptop is low on battery and you want to get the most out of every minute of power, turning on Battery Saver mode may work as a boon for you. It is a unique Windows power-saving mode that juices more life from your battery by dimming your screen brightness, reducing background apps, and limiting notifications.
A similar feature is available on iPhone, known as “Low Power Mode,” and on Android, “Battery Saver.”
By default, Windows 11 turns on Battery Saver mode automatically when your battery reaches 20% power if your device ships with a battery. However, it is also possible to alter this mode percentage by navigating to Settings > System > Power & battery. One should note that, even if the battery saver is turned on and battery power is lower than the specified limit when you plug your machine into the charging point, this Battery Saver mode will be turned off automatically. Moreover, if you wish to conserve battery life, you can manually enable this Battery Saver mode on your PC at any time.
There are several ways through which you can enable or disable this Batter Saver mode on Windows 11. You can use either method to turn on/off this mode according to your needs.
How to Turn On or Off Battery Saver on Windows 11 using the Quick Settings Menu?
To enable or disable battery saver on your Windows 11 machine through the Quick Settings menu, use these steps:-
Step 1. Open the Quick Settings menu by pressing
Step 2. When the Quick Settings menu opens, click the
If you don’t find Battery Saver under Quick Settings, click the pencil icon at the bottom and choose Add option. Then select Battery Saver in the list that appears. Now that Battery Saver will appear in the Quick Settings menu immediately. When you’re done, click on its icon to turn it on/off.
How to Enable or Disable Battery Saver on Windows 11 through the Settings App?
To turn on or off battery saver on Windows 11 using the Settings app, do these steps:-
Step 1. To configure Battery Saver, first open Windows Settings by pressing
Step 2. When Windows Settings opens, select the
Step 3. Then, click the
Step 4. After that, click the
Step 5. When the Battery saver is expanded, click
When Battery Saver mode is enabled, and you wish to turn it off, click the button
You can also change the percentage at which Battery Saver will enable itself when you are on the above screen. To do that, click the drop-down menu “Turn battery saver on automatically at” and select the desired percentage. Select the
If you need, turn on/off the toggle switch beside “Lower screen brightness when using battery saver,” whether Battery Saver should dim the screen. We recommend keeping this option turned on; that will help you significantly extend your PC’s battery life.
Further, if you want to see the Battery usage in detail, expand the Battery usage option by clicking on it. You can see the battery usage percentage in a graph for the last 24 hours or 07 days. Here, you will also find battery usage percentage by application.