How to turn on low power mode on iPad: step by step guide

If you are an iPad use, you might have heard low power mode for iPad. If not, this guide will explain what it is, why it is important and How to turn on low power mode on iPad.

Apple iPads started to offer this mode in 2021 and some earlier tablets may not have it. Low power mode is now supported on iPad OS 15. Before we start, it is important to confirm whether you are running on iPad os 15 or not.

This mode will help you save power on your battery and make it run for longer hours without having to charge it. It is important to note that too much charging highly degrades your battery and you should try not to overdo it.

How to turn on low power mode on iPad

If you are on the iPad OS 15 version, go to your settings and scroll down the left side of your tablet.

How to turn on low power mode on iPad

Go ahead and scroll down on the left side of your panel and you will see a little battery section.

How to turn on low power mode on iPad

On the right side, you will see a low battery mode. Just toggle it on. The top right battery will turn orange and you are on low power mode.

How to turn on low power mode on iPad
How to turn on low power mode on iPad

You will notice that the iPad does not perform as it would on full power mode and I would not recommend staying on it too long.

Turning off low power mode on iPad

Turning off low power mode is not difficult because it is just a reverse of what we have just done.

Just like we did, go to settings and scroll down to battery. Choose the low battery mode and toggle off.  You will have successfully turned off low power mode on iPad. You will notice the top right battery has turned off from orange.

using Siri to Turn On Low Power Mode On IPad

The easiest way you can to turn on low power mode is by using Siri. Press the home button to go to Siri. Make a voice command example Siri please turn on Low-Power mode. Your device will automatically turn it on.

To turn off just do the same but change on to off. Go to Home button to open Siri. Make a voice command example Siri please turn off Low-Power mode. It will auto turn it off.

What Does Low Power Mode On iPad Do?

Although low power mode is not new on iPhones, it was only introduced to iPads in 2021 and is relatively new. Low power mode on an iPad will reduce your tablet from running on full capacity to save battery life.

Your tablet will automatically disable some functions not necessary so that you can use the core functions for longer hours.

Which Functions will be reduced?

  1. Mail Fetch will be paused
  2. Background Apps
  3. Paused Automatic Downloads
  4. Reduced Visual Effects
  1. Slow 5G Network
  2. Faster Auto lock
  3. Lower screen brightness

About Author

Scroll to Top