According to Microsoft, when the Windows 11 battery saving feature is enabled, the PC extends the battery life of the device by shutting down power-hungry tasks and processes that may not be crucial at that time. there, like some built-in Windows app sync features, updates, and other apps that can be left open but aren’t currently in use. By default, Battery Saver is disabled and can only be enabled if the computer is unplugged. Here’s how to activate it:
- Click the Windows Start button, then navigate to Settings by clicking the gear icon.
- Click on the Power & Battery option in the Settings app.
- Click on the Battery Saver option and then click on the “Enable Now” button.
- Select the battery percentage threshold above which battery saver will automatically activate.
You can also enable or disable the feature that reduces your laptop’s screen brightness in Batter Saver mode to help reduce battery drain. This same Settings menu also provides other power and battery features and information, including a log of your laptop’s battery charge cycles, your PC’s power mode, and which apps are using the drain the battery when the machine is unplugged.