Power saving mode

Under heavy usage, tablets run out of power quickly. In addition, a battery's capacity decreases with time: the longer you've been using a tablet, the faster its battery dies. Power saving mode in Yandex Browser for mobile saves battery power and gives you one extra hour of tablet use.

  1. How does power saving mode work?
  2. Enable
  3. Disable
  4. Settings

How does power saving mode work?

In this mode, Yandex Browser for Mobile:

  • Reduces activity of the background tabs.
  • Enables reader mode.
  • Uses hardware video codecs instead of VP9 and VP8.
  • Turns off the parallax background when you open a new tab.
  • Takes other actions to optimize power consumption.

Enable

Automatic

When the battery charge drops to 20%, Yandex Browser for Mobile enables power-saving mode and the icon appears to the right of the SmartBox .

By default, power saving mode turns off when you start charging your tablet.

For the current session
  1. Tap the icon.
  2. Turn on the Power saving option.

The percentage of the saved charge is displayed next to the option.

Power saving mode turns off when you start charging your tablet.

Forever
  1. Tap  → Settings.
  2. Tap Power saving mode.
  3. In the Power-saving settings field, switch the slider to the right to On.

Disable

For the current session
  1. Tap .
  2. Turn off the Power saving option.
Tip. You can disable display of the saved charge in the browser menu. To do this, tap Power saving mode in settings and disable the Show widget in menu option.
Forever
  1. Tap  → Settings.
  2. Tap Power saving mode.
  3. In the Power-saving settings field, switch the slider to the left to Off.

Settings

You can choose when the power saving mode is enabled:

  1. Tap  → Settings.
  2. Tap Power saving mode.
  3. Adjust the settings:
    • Power-saving settings. Use the slider to set the charge level to trigger the mode.
    • Show widget in menu. Disable this option if you don't want the menu to display Power saving.
  4. You can also control which browser features will work in power-saving mode:
    • Reader mode. Enable this option to make reader mode available.
    • Smooth animation of web page elements. Enable this option to enable smooth animation of website elements. This will allow maps and online games to be rendered in high quality.
    • Smooth animations in browser. Enable this option to make smooth animation of browser elements available.

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