How to Enable Battery Saver Mode in Windows 11

Battery Saver mode in Windows 11 is a useful feature that helps extend your laptop's battery life by reducing background activity and adjusting system settings. Enabling Battery Saver mode can help you get the most out of your battery when you're on the go or without access to a power outlet. This guide will walk you through the steps to enable Battery Saver mode in Windows 11.


Battery Saver mode in Windows 11 is designed to help you conserve battery power by limiting background processes, reducing screen brightness, and adjusting system performance. This feature is especially useful when your battery is running low, and you need to extend its life until you can recharge. Follow this guide to learn how to enable and configure Battery Saver mode in Windows 11.

Step 1: Open Settings

  1. Click on the Start menu (Windows icon) at the bottom-left corner of your screen.
  2. Click on the Settings icon (gear icon). Alternatively, press Win + I to open the Settings app directly.

Step 2: Navigate to Power & Battery Settings

  1. In the Settings app, click on System in the left-hand sidebar.
  2. Click on Power & battery in the System settings.

Step 3: Enable Battery Saver Mode

  1. In the Power & battery settings, scroll down to the Battery section.
  2. Under Battery saver, you will see an option to turn it on manually or automatically.
  3. Turn on manually: Click on the Turn on now button to enable Battery Saver mode immediately.
  4. Set automatic activation: To enable Battery Saver mode automatically when your battery reaches a certain level, click on Battery saver settings.

Step 4: Configure Battery Saver Settings

  1. In the Battery saver settings, you can adjust when Battery Saver mode turns on automatically.
  2. Use the slider under Turn battery saver on automatically at to set the battery percentage level at which Battery Saver mode will activate.
  3. You can also toggle the Lower screen brightness when using battery saver option to reduce screen brightness for additional power savings.

Step 5: Confirm Battery Saver is Active

  1. When Battery Saver mode is active, you will see a battery icon with a heart symbol in the system tray.
  2. You can click on the battery icon in the system tray to see the current battery status and confirm that Battery Saver mode is enabled.

Additional Tips

  • Battery Usage: To monitor your battery usage and see which apps are consuming the most power, go to Settings > System > Power & battery and click on Battery usage.
  • Power Plans: Customize your power plan settings for balanced, power saver, or high-performance modes by going to Settings > System > Power & battery and clicking on Additional power settings under Related settings.
  • Disable Battery Saver: To turn off Battery Saver mode, go to Settings > System > Power & battery and click on Turn off now under the Battery saver section.


You have successfully learned how to enable Battery Saver mode in Windows 11. By using this feature, you can extend your laptop's battery life when you're away from a power source, helping you stay productive for longer periods. Customize the Battery Saver settings to fit your usage patterns and ensure you get the most out of your battery.