Battery Saving Tips For Windows 10 Users

Battery Saver Windows 10

If you are working using a laptop you must be really careful for your laptop battery, either for the longevity of your battery or to make your computer use less battery power. Lucky, in Windows 10 we can easily change your battery settings, you can decide either to make your computer run faster with the best performance or to make your battery can longer lasting.

Here's few tips for Windows 10 user to optimize your laptop battery life.

1. Use Windows 10 battery saver

The battery saver can be turn on by clicking the notification button on the bottom right of the screen, then there's a tile you can click on it Battery Saver. When the battery saver is on, your PC will turns off some background process that use a lot of power, for example account syncing, automatic email, automatic update, and apps that you don't open or need will be turn off. This probably the easiest way you can do to extend battery life.

2. To change the display settings

The more complex display settings will use more power, so if you want to make your battery life longer you can choose the most simplest display settings.

a. Reduce your display’s brightness
Bottom right notification > slide the brightness to minimum

b. Change the wallpaper to solid black
Select the Start  button, select Settings  > Personalization  > Background, and then choose a dark picture or dark solid color.
c. Set a shorter duration for an active display.
Settings  > System  > Power & sleep . Under On battery power, turn off after, pick a shorter duration.

3. Change power settings

Adjust some of your PC's power settings to help extend battery life. For example:

Set a shorter duration for when your PC sleeps.
Select the Start  button, and then select Settings  > System  > Power & sleep . Under On battery power, PC goes to sleep after, choose a shorter duration.
Open Power & sleep settings

Disconnect from a Wi-Fi network when your PC sleeps.
Select the Start  button, and then select Settings  > System  > Power & sleep  > When my PC is asleep and on battery power, disconnect from the network. Change the setting to Always or Managed by Windows instead of Never.

4. Change sync settings

Increase battery life by changing how frequently your PC syncs. For example:

Sync email less often.
Select the Start  button, and then select Settings  > Accounts  > Email & accounts .
Open Email & account settings

Select the account that you want to change, and then select Manage > Change mailbox sync settings. Under Download new email, choose a longer interval.

Sync only the email, calendars, and contacts you want.
You don’t have to sync email, calendars, or contacts unless you want to.

Select the Start  button, and then select Settings  > Accounts  > Email & accounts .

Select the account that you want to change and the Manage button, and then select Change mailbox sync settings. Under Sync options, select Email, Calendar, or Contacts to turn them off.

5. Other things you can do

Keep your PC plugged in until it’s fully charged.
To check your PC’s battery level, move the mouse pointer over the Battery  icon on the taskbar, or go to Settings  > System  > Battery .

Restart your PC. This can sometimes fix problems that can shorten battery life. 
Select the Start  button, and then select Power  > Restart.

Turn on airplane mode if you don’t need Internet, Bluetooth, or other wireless communications
Select the Start  button, then select Settings  > Network & Internet  > Airplane mode , and turn on airplane mode.

Open Airplane mode settings
Use Microsoft Edge for browsing. Tests show that when browsing with Microsoft Edge, your battery lasts 36-53% longer per charge than when browsing with Chrome, Firefox, or Opera on Windows 10.

6. Install battery lifespan program

Some laptop vendor have their driver and application to manage the battery lifespan, so it depends on the laptop brands, find your own vendor battery lifespan program by Google.

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