Configure the Power Saving Mode on my Samsung Galaxy S4

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You can turn on the Power Saving feature on your Samsung Galaxy S4 to conserve your battery juice and use your phone for a longer period of time. This article will discuss how to configure your Samsung Galaxy S4 to get the most out of your battery.

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About the Power Saving Mode on Galaxy S4

Power Saving Mode is a feature on Samsung Galaxy S4 that allows you to run your phone using battery-saving levels. Under power-saving mode, you can minimize your phone's CPU performance, use lower screen brightness and turn off haptic feedback to extend your phone's battery life. This mode will allow you to use your phone longer especially when you are on low battery power.

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Configuring Power Saving Mode on Galaxy S4

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    Go to the home screen of your Samsung Galaxy S4.
    To do that, press on the "Home" button (lower-middle button) once.
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    Once you are on the home screen, press the "Menu" button
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    located on the lower-left part of Galaxy S4's screen.
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    You will then see available options.
    Tap on "Settings",
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    located on the bottom-most part of the options.
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    You will be taken to the Settings page.
    You will notice that the page consists of four tabs: Connections
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    , My Device
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    , Accounts
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    and More
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    . Tap on "My Device"
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    to proceed.
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    From your My Device tab, scroll your way down to the "Power Saving" option
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    To Proceed.
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    You will now be taken to the "Power Saving Mode" page.
    Tap the switch to toggle to the ON
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    and OFF
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    .
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    Now you can change the following power saving settings on your phone.
    Tap on the check box to the right of the option:
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    1. CPU Power Saving - allows you to minimize CPU performance in order to save battery power.
    2. Screen Power Saving - allows you to use a low power level for your phone's touchscreen.
    3. Turn off Haptic Feedback - allows you to turn on or off the Haptic Feedback. Haptic is the vibration that you feel when do something with your phone.
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    You have just learned how to configure the Power Saving Mode on S4.
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Questions and Answers

This article does not say what the settings actually do, nor to the performance impact in general use?

This article does not say what the settings actually do, nor to the performance impact in general use.

Power Saving Mode will do its best to eliminate all major power consumption in your device, which include the brightness level, apps running, GPS or your WiFi connection. These options will cause your device to use more battery power which will cause your phone to die quicker.

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Does samsungs4 model19500 has a power saving mode?

Does samsungs4 model19500 has a power saving mode

Yes, the Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with its own power saving mode. Go into your phone's Settings and slide the button to ON for Power Saving Mode option. You can then tap on it to enter more settings for }؛, screen, etc. Take a look at screenshots here:

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How can I save battery on my Samsung Galaxy 4?

It seems like I can look at my phone and the battery goes down

You can save your battery by doing the following.

  • Turn on Power saving mode. Please read "Configuring power saving mode on Galaxy S4" in this wiki.
  • After doing that, please also make sure that GPS, WiFi and Bluetooth are all turned off if not needed.
  • You can also set your phone's screen brightness to the lowest level if you are always indoors.

Why does my S4 turn the volume DOWN at 30%, when the power save function kicks in, in spite of my switching the function OFF?

I miss TXT and Calls because the 30% BATTERY CHARGE LEVEL leaves me with reduced volume. I even tried to configure the power save settings to set VOLUMES at FULL. Still persists! HELP PLEASE!!!

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Why my phone shuts off at 30% battery life and how do I fix it?

Actually my phone shuts everything down when it reaches 30% battery with power saving mode shut off. Its quite annoying because my volume shuts down, my screen rotation shuts down, my screen dims, and and and....how do I fix this.

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I want to change when my Galaxy 4 goes into power saving mode?

It is currently set to go into power saving mode when the battery gets to 30%. I want to change it to 10% but I cannot find the settings page to do it.

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See more questions like this: I don't understand what CPU power saving mode is on my Samsung Galaxy S4. Can you please explain what it is

I am trying to save changes to my access point on my S4, can you help?

I have my phone on Straight Talk S4, when I make my network and access point changes I do not know how to save them

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I want to cancel the setting bar on my display?

I want to cancel the setting bar on my display

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S4 black and white or gray scale?

Does the Galaxy S4 have a gray scale mode or black and white mode like the S6

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I cannot send photos to certain email addresses on my Samsung S4?

Some emails but not others I can send photos to on my Samsung S4

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I've got an error message 4504. What will I do to fix it?

Please let me know what option that I can do? I have tried: Power the phone down and turn it back on || I've tried to reset the phone but still not working

It is can be caused by a software failure within the blocking functionality. To disable it, open the "Messaging" application. Press the menu button. Tap on "Settings". Uncheck "Spam Settings" and "Block Unknown Sender". Then, power down your smartphone and remove the battery for 5 minutes. Then, put it back and boot your device.

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Power Saving features of Samsung Galaxy S4 - new batteries discharging too quickly?

My phones were working fine with respect to power suffering the usual battery degradation over time. When I changed the batteries in my Galaxy S4's at the same time, the new batteries charged better but discharged even faster. I have changed the batteries twice more but still experience an extremely fast discharge. I don't think I changed the settings on the phones but somehow I must have. I have reduced the screen illumination on one - power saving seems to be set. Just don't understand...

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A person on eBay is selling their Samsung S4 for cheap because he says " tried to turn it on, it replies custom mode"?

If the Samsung S4 states that 'it's in custom mode', can it be fixed easily at all?

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How do I change the screen saver that pops up when keyboard is inactive for a duration of time I set it to do so?

See my question above-. thank you!

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