Huawei P8 has a great battery life, but in order to make it more efficient and get the most uptime out of it, Huawei introduced a few power saving features. I’m sure no one likes when their phone die in the middle of the day and you couldn’t find a power socket anywhere around to charge. This phone doesn’t come with wireless charging, but a number of other software features make up for that. We have already posted about some great battery saving tips for Android, but you should given this Huawei P8 feature a try as well.
Power saving in Huawei P8 tells you an estimate running time of your phone, and lets you configure into three different modes for saving power; Normal, Smart and Ultra. Let’s take a look at what all these modes mean for you and how you can get the best battery life when needed.
This feature keeps running in the background to check what apps do you use, what apps run in the background, and which ones are consuming more power than usual and eating up your phone battery. You get a notification as soon as it detects an app consuming a lot of battery power. You can also manually monitor apps that needs to be optimized, or nay apps that already have issues with power consumption. And not just this, Power Saving also give you a checklist of tips that you need to perform in order to get the most of your battery time on Huawei P8.
This is the normal mode that you can use in your daily routine while using the Huawei P8. It slightly adjusts the CPU and network usage to maximize performance and optimize your battery time. As per Huawei, this mode is recommended for gaming and online videos.
In smart mode, your phone is configured to automatically adjust the CPU and network usage for a balanced performance in your daily use. It is recommended for general usage of the phone.
This is where the most power saving kicks in, and comes in handy when you are completely running low on battery and need that extra juice to make a few phone calls or text messages. This is exactly what this mode lets you do, nothing else. Recommended to be used when battery is low.
How to Change Power Saving Settings in Huawei P8
It’s really simple. Just follow these quick steps below to access the full power saving menu.
- Go to Settings.
- Scroll down and tap on Power saving.
- You can change to whatever mode you like from the screen shown.