How to Enable Low Power Mode on an iPhone SE

The Low Power Mode on your iPhone SE is an option that you might want to consider if you often run out of battery charge before the end of your day. Frantically trying to find an outlet for your charger, or adjusting your phone usage, are rarely preferred options, so adjusting settings on your phone is a more convenient solution to a low battery.

The Low Power Mode setting was introduced to automatically turn off some of the more power-hungry features and settings on your iPhone to allow the device’s battery to last for a longer amount of time. This mode can be triggered automatically when your battery drops below a certain percent, but it can also be enabled manually if you would prefer to get as much life out of your battery as possible.

How to Put Your iPhone Into Low Power Mode to Save Battery

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone SE, in iOS 10.3.2. Note that your iPhone SE will automatically exit Low Power Mode once you have recharged it above 80%. Additionally, you will receive a prompt to enable Low Power Mode once your phone’s battery drops below 20%.

Step 1: Open the Settings app.

open iphone se settings

Step 2: Scroll down and select the Battery option.

low power mode battery saver mode iphone se

Step 3: Tap the button to the right of Low Power Mode to turn it on.

put iphone se into battery saver mode

Note that the first time you enable Low Power Mode you will see a pop-up like the one below. Simply press Continue to confirm that you understand what Low Power Mode will do.

iphone se how enable low power mode

As noted on this screen, enabling Low Power Mode on your iPhone SE will reduce or disable:

  • Mail fetch
  • Hey Siri
  • Background App Refresh
  • Automatic downloads
  • Some visual effects

Low Power Mode might be the best way to save your iPhone’s battery life, but there are some other steps you can take, too. This article will show you 10 tips that can make your iPhone’s battery last a little longer.

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