There are many well-known methods to extend the battery life on a laptop such as:
+ Reduce Screen Brightness
+ Have Your Display Automatically Turn Off
+ Disable Unused Devices and Ports
+ Turn Off Unused Apps and Processes
+ Slim Down Startup Programs, Use Lighter Software
|You will know steps to extend Windows 10 battery life|
Now, in Windows 10, we have one more powerful option to increase battery life of a laptop.
Thanks Windows 10 Experto for this really nice tutorial.
In this Tutorial We will Show you How to Extends the battery life of Windows 10 PC
Turn on battery saver
With Windows 10 you can extend the battery life by activating the battery saver. To do this, just go to Settings and click on the System section and then go to the click on battery saver.Hence, if your computer is running on battery power only, you can activate and what Windows will do is restrict services and run in the background ,along with push notifications.
You can also activate battery saver at any time on Windows 10.Click on the battery icon in the lower right of the screen then click on “Battery Saver”.There you will have a fast action that allows you to activate or deactivate this mode.
Set battery saver
In the Setting screen by clicking on battery saver setting You can access more details. Thus, you can configure when the battery saver is activated automatically.Normally it is set 20%.
At that time,You can see in the battery symbol that indicates that you are in that battery saver mode. Also in the settings you can adjust other aspects such as reducing screen brightness or to allow or not push notifications.
You can also specify applications that you want to always run in the background,even if the battery saving mode is enabled.
To know the battery usage
There is a section incorporated in windows 10 where you can see the battery usage that make the various pieces of equipment and applications.To see this click on battery usage in the battery saver settings then you can see a detailed report.
Here you can see the battery consumption of the system and an indicator of the percentage of consumption of applications.
If you click on one of the applications you will be able to see more details.Also there you can activate or disable it to run in the background thus improving the battery life.
Extend battery life by turning off background applications on Windows 10
You know that often the battery consumption is because you have applications in the background and you use them without consuming battery. Something very common in mobile and increasingly may occur with laptop.Well, with Windows 10 you can control such applications, and extend battery life by turning off background applications.
Simply click on the battery use and see a section that indicates “Change background app settings”
So, you can specify which applications you want not to run in the background,thereby improving battery performance and even sometimes having privacy. Of course, keep in mind that sometimes you can lose functionality.
As you can see,Windows 10 comes with many new features not so well known and can make our computer work even better and in more controlled way.