Low power mode helps IPhone Or IPad Reducing energy consumption is long lasting. By default, low power mode is turned off automatically when the battery is charged to more than 80%. But what if you always want to keep low power on to get maximum battery life? Here’s how you can enable always-on-low power mode on your iPhone or iPad.
Enable always-on-low power mode on iPhone or iPad
Launching iOS 13, Apple has added a new app called Shortcut On iPhone and iPad. Using it, you create personal automation to enable low power mode forever. Read the detailed steps below.
Permanent low power mode on iPad (iPadOS)
To get permanent low power mode on your iPad, you need to create an automation that enables low power mode automatically when iOS or you turn it off. Check out the detailed steps below.
1. Open Shortcut App on your iPad. Can’t find it? Search for “shortcuts” in the spotlight and click on it from the results. Or look it up in the app library.
2. Tap > Menu In the upper left corner. Select Automation.
3. Here, click Create personal automation. If you have previously created automation, you need to tap + The first
4. In the “New Automation” window, scroll down Low power mode. Tap.
5. Now, select Closed (Turned on should not be selected) and tap Next.
6. Then, click Add action.
7. A search panel will appear. Here, search for “low power”.
8. Click Set low power mode.
9. By default, it will say “Turn on low power mode.” Leave it as it is and tap Next.
10. Disable toggle for this Ask before you run. Click Don’t ask When requested.
11. Finally, tap Done In the upper right.
Permanent low power mode on iPhone (iOS)
Similarly, you can enable always-on low power mode on your iPhone, as shown below:
1. Open Shortcut App on your iPhone.
2. Select Automation Under the screen
3. Now, click Create personal automation.
4. Scroll down, select Low power mode.
5. Just make sure Closed Selected. Tap Next.
6. Click Add action Button
7. Search for “low power” and tap 6 Set Low power mode From the results
8. Set it to “Turn on low power mode” and hit Next.
9. On the next screen, deactivate Ask before you run And tap Don’t ask for confirmation.
10. Finally, click Done In the upper right.
Automation is now set. From now on, whenever you or iOS turn off low power mode when the battery is 80% charged, this automation will automatically restart it.
To get it working, Turn on low power mode and turn it off. Low power can be turned on / off from the control center or through Settings> Battery> Low power mode. Doing so will trigger the always-on low power mode automation.
Turn off low power mode automation
Once you enable the always-on low power mode, you will not be able to disable it in the normal way. Automation will be triggered as soon as you disable it, it will restart. If you want to get rid of permanent low power mode, you need to disable automation:
1. Open Shortcut Application and head Automation Chapter.
2. Tap When low power mode is off Automation you create.
3. On the Edit Automation screen, switch off Enable this automation. Tap Done, And you better go.
Low Power Mode will now start working normally on your iOS device.
What happens when you turn on low power mode in iOS?
Low power mode does a number of things to reduce the overall power consumption of your device, such as:
- Decreases overall CPU and GPU performance
- Automatically stops bringing new emails in the background
- Reduces screen brightness
- Automatic download stops
- Restricts visual effects and animation
- Tone the auto-lock time to 30 seconds
- Photos and videos will not sync with iCloud
- The device will limit 5G connectivity and more
Is it right to keep iPhone or iPad in low power mode all the time?
As mentioned, low power mode limits a lot of background activity on iOS. It also throttle CPU and GPU performance which can cause the device to feel sluggish at times, especially when running heavy apps or games.
If you can manage with performance and other features such as background sync, visual effects, and low screen brightness, then yes, you can always use your iPhone or iPad in low power mode.
But again, this can disrupt your overall experience with the device, which is why Apple automatically shuts it off when the battery is fully charged.
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It was about how you can enable the always-on low power mode on your iPhone or iPad. I hope this helps you figure out the maximum battery life of your iOS device. However, let me know your experience in the comments below. Stay tuned for more.
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