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Configuring the Power Saving Modes on Your Galaxy Tab S

Power saving modes help your device conserve battery power.

Turn On Power Saving Mode

Power saving mode limits performance to conserve battery power. You can choose which features you want to restrict.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch GENERAL > Power saving  > Power saving mode

  3. Touch the slider to turn Power saving mode ON.  

  4. The following options are available. To enable Power saving mode, at least one option must be turned On.

  • Restrict performance: Touch the slider to turn Restrict performance ON.  Mark the checkbox next to each function you want to turn On to restrict performance.

  • CPU performance: Limit the maximum performance of the CPU to conserve battery power.  

  • Screen output: Use a lower frame rate and power level for your device's screen.

  • Turn Off touch key light: The Recent  key and Back  key on the front of your device will not light up when they are touched or when the Home  key is pressed.

  • Turn Off GPS: Turn off location services and GPS functions on your device.

  • Greyscale mode: Convert color screens to battery-friendly grayscale. Touch the slider to turn Grayscale mode ON.  

Turn On Ultra Power Saving Mode

Use Ultra power saving mode to switch your device's screen to grayscale and turn off nonessential applications so you get the maximum battery life.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch GENERAL > Power saving > Ultra power saving mode

  3. Touch the slider to turn Ultra power saving mode ON. 

  4. Review the Terms and Conditions. Mark the checkbox and touch AGREE to continue. 

  5. Review the changes Ultra power saving mode will make to your device and touch TURN ON.

  6. The Internet, Calendar, and Clock applications are automatically available in Ultra power saving mode.  Touch plus to add up to six additional applications available. 

Turn OFF Ultra Power Saving Mode

  1. From the Home screen, touch More options.

  2. Touch Turn off Ultra power saving mode.

    To adjust network connections, sound, and display settings in Ultra power saving mode, touch More options > Settings.

Power Saving Tips

Your device provides options that help you save the battery power. By customizing these options and deactivating features in the background, you can use the device longer between charges:

  • Turn OFF the Bluetooth feature.

  • Turn OFF Wi-Fi.

  • Turn OFF the GPS service.

  • Turn OFF the mobile data connection.

  • Turn OFF auto-syncing of accounts.

  • Turn OFF Smart stay and Smart Pause.

  • Discontinue use of Live wallpapers.

  • Decrease the backlight time (timeout settings).

  • Decrease the brightness of the display, or use Automatic brightness.

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