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Using Power Saving Mode on Your Samsung Galaxy Tab A (SM-P550, SM-T550, and SM-T350)

Power saving mode conserves battery power by limiting CPU performance, reducing screen brightness, and turning off the touch key light and vibration feedback. You can turn on Power saving mode manually, or you can set your device to go into Power saving mode automatically.

Turn on Power Saving Mode

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

  2. Touch Power saving mode.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab A Power Saving Mode
  3. Touch the slider off to turn Power saving mode on.  

    Samsung Galaxy Tab A Power Saving Mode
  4. Touch Start power saving.  

    Samsung Galaxy Tab A Power Saving Mode
  5. Choose when you want Power saving mode to take effect.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab A Power Saving Mode
    • Immediately: Goes straight into Power saving mode.  

    • At 5% battery power: Starts Power saving mode when battery power is at 5% or below. 

    • At 15% battery power: Starts Power saving mode when battery power is at 15% or below. 

    • At 20% battery power: Starts Power saving mode when battery power is at 20% or below. 

    • At 50% battery power: Starts Power saving mode when battery power is at 50% or below. 

Power Saving Tips

Your device provides options that help you conserve battery power. By customizing these options and turning off 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 the Smart features.

  • Turn off Always On Display.

  • 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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