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Power saving mode Maximum power saving Adaptive battery Adaptive power saving Auto optimisation Auto Optimise settings

Power saving mode

The energy-saving mode extends the battery life of the Samsung device, preventing apps from using data or querying the location in the background. Depending on the model, functions such as the Always On Display are also switched off or the CPU speed is reduced.

Note: In addition to "Medium Power Saving", the Samsung device also offers "Maximum Power Saving", which also activates Dark Mode (dark design).

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Device care
Step 3:  Tap on  Battery
Step 4:  Tap on  Power mode
Step 5:  Choose between  Optimised  (Off),  Medium power saving  and  Maximum power saving
Step 6:  Confirm with  Apply
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Device care
  3. Tap on Battery
  4. Tap on Power mode
  5. Choose between Optimised (Off), Medium power saving and Maximum power saving
  6. Confirm with Apply

Maximum power saving

The "Maximum Power Saving" mode is used on the Samsung device to save as much battery as possible to provide the longest possible battery life:

  • Brightness reduced
  • CPU speed reduced to 70 percent
  • Background data restricted
  • Always On Display deactivated
  • Limited number of executable apps enabled
  • Dark Mode activated
  • Location deactivated
  • Simple home screen enabled
Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Device care
Step 3:  Tap on  Battery
Step 4:  Tap on  Power mode
Step 5:  Tap on  Maximum power saving
Step 6:  Tap on  Apply
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Device care
  3. Tap on Battery
  4. Tap on Power mode
  5. Tap on Maximum power saving
  6. Tap on Apply

Adaptive battery

the "adaptive battery" function optimises the battery consumption only for apps. for apps that are still frequently used, the battery consumption is prolonged by various measures. this setting does not control the control of the Samsung device, nor does it reduce the brightness etc.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Device care
Step 3:  Tap on  Battery
Step 4:  Tap on  App power management
Step 5:  Enable or disable  Adaptive battery
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Device care
  3. Tap on Battery
  4. Tap on App power management
  5. Enable or disable Adaptive battery

Adaptive power saving

The Adaptive Power Management feature automatically sets the power mode based on user behavior, such as limiting background activity for rarely used apps.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Device care
Step 3:  Tap on  Battery
Step 4:  Tap on  Power mode
Step 5:  Enable or disable  Adaptive power saving
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Device care
  3. Tap on Battery
  4. Tap on Power mode
  5. Enable or disable Adaptive power saving

Auto optimisation

We can instruct the Samsung device to automatically optimise itself once a day, closing apps in the background and making further optimisations.

The automatic optimization only takes place when the device is not in use, i.e. when the screen is turned off. For the best result, a time should be planned when the Samsung device is not (rarely) used.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Device Care
Step 3:  Open the  menu
Step 4:  Tap on  Advanced
Step 5:  Tap on  Auto optimisation
Step 6:  Enable or disable  Auto optimisation
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Device Care
  3. Open the menu
  4. Tap on Advanced
  5. Tap on Auto optimisation
  6. Enable or disable Auto optimisation

Auto Optimise settings

If desired, the Samsung device can optimise settings at midnight to save battery power, reducing settings when the phone is not in use.
Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Device care
Step 3:  Open the  menu
Step 4:  Tap on  Advanced
Step 5:  Enable or disable  Optimise settings
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Device care
  3. Open the menu
  4. Tap on Advanced
  5. Enable or disable Optimise settings

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