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How to save your iPhone battery with auto low power mode

How to save your iPhone battery with auto low power mode

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Our smartphones are obviously a part of our daily lives and have been pivotal to how to explore, meet, go about our day to day jobs, and how we get help in times of emergency.

Therefore, maintaining a healthy battery life is very important and quite possible too.

This article however concerns users of Apple iPhone only. If you use iPhone 6, iPhone 7 and above, you can continue reading. However, if you are not an iPhone user, you can still a learn or two on how to make your phone battery last longer here whether its an iPhone or Android phone.

One of the ways an iPhone battery owner can make the battery last longer is to switch to low power mode. This can be done automatically by following the steps  illustrated below.

1. Navigate to your Settings

To turn on your low power mode on your iPhone, you first have to go to your settings.

To turn on your low power mode on your iPhone, you first have to go to your settings. Credit: SCREENSHOT

2. Scroll down to Battery

Navigate to your battery options.

Navigate to your battery options. Credit: SCREENSHOT

In the Settings app, you’ll scroll down to the Battery option. This should be under Exposure Notifications and above Privacy.

3. Turn on Low Power Mode

Flip the green switch that indicates Low Power Mode.

Flip the green switch that indicates Low Power Mode. Credit: SCREENSHOT

Right under Battery Percentage, on the second option on the page, you can enable Low Power Mode. This will temporarily reduce background activity like downloads and mail fetch until your battery is charged to 80 percent.

Automate low power mode

You can also make this happen automatically when your battery hits a specific percentage.

1. Go to Shortcuts

Open up your Shortcuts app in order to enter low power mode automatically on your iPhone

Open up your Shortcuts app in order to enter low power mode automatically on your iPhone
Credit: SCREENSHOT

Your iPhone has an app called Shortcuts. If you can’t find it, swipe down on your phone and search “Shortcuts.”

2. Go to Automation and Create Personal Automation

Navigate to the automation tab next.

Navigate to the automation tab next. Credit: SCREENSHOT

The middle tab at the bottom of the app will read “Automation.” This is right between “My Shortcuts” and “Gallery.” Click “Create Personal Automation,” which is the blue button at the top of the app.

3. Go to your battery options

At the bottom of the Automation tab, you'll see your battery options.

At the bottom of the Automation tab, you’ll see your battery options. Credit: SCREENSHOT

Scroll all the way down to where you’ll find the battery options. Here, you’ll see three choices: Low Power Mode, Battery Level, and Charger. Click Battery Level.

4. Choose your percentage

Pick the percentage option that makes the most sense to you.

Pick the percentage option that makes the most sense to you. Credit: SCREENSHOT

Now, choose which percentage you’d like your phone to automatically go to low power mode once it reaches. For instance, I choose that when my phone falls below 50%, I want it to enter a low power mode. Click next.

5. Add your next action

Adding your next action will allow you to make your phone automatically go on low power mode once you reach the battery percentage you chose in step 4.

Adding your next action will allow you to make your phone automatically go on low power mode once you reach the battery percentage you chose in step 4. Credit: SCREENSHOT

Click “Add Action” here

7. Add low power mode action

You might have to search for Low Power Mode in order to add it to your action.

You might have to search for Low Power Mode in order to add it to your action. Credit: SCREENSHOT

Search for “Low Power Mode” in the search bar, and select Set Low Power Mode.

8. Approve of your changes

Select Next if this looks like what you want your phone to automatically do.

Select Next if this looks like what you want your phone to automatically do. Credit: SCREENSHOT

If everything looks solid to you, click Next and then Done on the following page.

9. Your automation is set!

Once you click "Done" in the top right corner, you're all set!

Once you click “Done” in the top right corner, you’re all set! Credit: SCREENSHOT

You’re good to go, and your phone will automatically enter low power mode once it hits the percentage you chose.

Source : Mashable

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