Power saving mode

When a smartphone is used a lot, its battery runs down quickly. Also, the battery capacity decreases with time: the longer a smartphone is in use, the faster the battery discharges. Power saving mode in Yandex Browser for mobile saves battery and gives you one extra hour of smartphone 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 instead of and .
  • 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 is disabled when you plug in your smartphone.

For the current session
  1. Tap in the browser (if you don't see this button, press the menu button on your smartphone).
  2. Enable Power saving mode.

Power saving mode turns off when you plug in your smartphone.

Continuously
  1. Tap in the browser (if you don't see this button, press the menu button on your smartphone).
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Power saving mode.
  4. In the Power-saving settings field, switch the slider to the right to On.

Disable

For the current session
  1. Tap in the browser (if you don't see this button, press the menu button on your smartphone).
  2. Disable Power saving mode.

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

Continuously
  1. Tap in the browser (if you don't see this button, press the menu button on your smartphone).
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Power saving mode.
  4. In the Power-saving settings field, switch the slider to the left to Off.

Settings

  1. Tap in the browser (if you don't see this button, press the menu button on your smartphone).
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Power saving mode.
  4. Use the slider in Power-saving settings to set the charge level that triggers the mode.
  5. 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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