How To Enable Power Saving Mode on Galaxy Z Flip 4

Using the power saving mode on your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 allows the phone battery to last longer. This is one way to extend battery life as many features such as background data as well as wireless communications will be disabled. In this tutorial we will be showing you how to enable this feature.

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 is the latest foldable form factor device available in the market that uses the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset. It’s capable of handling any app or game with ease yet can fit in your pocket quite easily when folded. Some of the best features of this model include a 6.7-inch Dynamic AMOLED display, armor aluminum frame, and a 3700 mAh battery.

Using Power Saving Mode on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

What does Samsung power saving mode do?

One of the most effective ways to extend battery life of your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 is to enable power saving mode. When this power saving feature is enabled, you will also be able to choose to turn off always on display, limit CPU speed to 70%, decrease brightness by 10% and turn off 5G. Take note that using this feature will reduce the useability of your Galaxy Z Flip 4 so only enable this if you really must.

Turn on Power Saving mode from Quick Settings

You can turn on the power saving mode from the quick settings of your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4.

  • Pull down the Quick Settings panel by swiping down from the top of the screen to pull down the Notification panel and swiping down again from the Notification panel.
  • Tap the Power saving mode icon to enable it. If the icon turns blue after tapping it, then it means it’s enabled.
  • To configure the Power saving mode, tap and hold on the icon for a couple of seconds and it will bring you to its Settings screen.

Turn on Power Saving mode from Settings

Another way to activate power saving mode is from the Settings app.

  • Open the App drawer then tap on the Settings icon.
  • Scroll down and tap Battery and device care.
  • Tap Battery.
  • Tap the Power saving mode switch to enable it.
  • You can tap on the additional switches to turn some battery life saving features on or off.

Increasing battery life of your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

If you don’t want to use the power saving mode yet want to save the phone battery, then here are the other options to consider.

Check for battery draining apps

One of the reasons the battery of your Galaxy Z Flip 4 drains quickly is because of certain apps that are running in the background.

Try checking which app running in the background uses the most battery. Any app on top of the list is usually what’s draining battery life. You can check if there is a new update for the app that addresses this issue, or you can simply force stop it or uninstall it if you don’t use it much.

Checking battery usage

  • Tap on your phone Settings.
  • Tap on Battery and device care.
  • Tap on Battery.
  • Tap on Usage since last charge.

Turn on Adaptive battery

This allows your Galaxy Z Flip 4 to limit the background usage of apps you don’t regularly use.

  • Open Settings.
  • Tap on Battery and device care.
  • Tap on Battery.
  • Tap on More battery settings.
  • Tap on Adaptive battery and turn it On

Restart your Galaxy Z Flip 4

Restarting the phone will close all of these running apps and clear your device memory which should help improve the battery issue.

  • Simultaneously press and hold the Power key and Volume down button on the right edge for approximately 15 seconds.
  • Release the buttons when the Samsung logo appears.

Adjust screen brightness

The brighter the display of your Galaxy Z Flip 4 the more power it needs. It is therefore a good idea to balance your device brightness to fit your current environment.

You can do this manually or you can enable adaptive brightness.

Adjusting screen brightness manually

  • Open Settings
  • Tap on Display
  • Adjust the brightness on the Brightness scale to a lower level

Enable Adaptive brightness

  • Open Settings
  • Tap on Display
  • Turn on the Adaptive brightness switch

Turn off always on display feature

One of the features that uses up a considerable amount of battery life is the always on display feature. Turning this off will help save your phones battery.

  • Tap the Settings icon.
  • Tap Lock Screen.
  • Make sure the status switch beside Always On Display is turned off.

Reduce screen timeout

Lowering the screen timeout time is recommended if you want to save your phone battery life.

  • Navigate to Settings
  • Tap on Display
  • Tap on Screen timeout
  • Select 15 seconds

Turn on Dark Mode

Dark Mode switches your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 settings to a dark theme. This is advantageous for devices with AMOLED displays such as the Flip 4 since the individual pixels in a dark background will not use battery life.

  • Tap the Settings icon.
  • Tap Display.
  • Tap the Dark option.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What's the best way to save battery life on the Galaxy Z Flip4?

    Turning on the power saving mode is one of the best power saving options to consider as it will greatly reduce the battery usage of your device. This will however come with certain drawbacks as apps will have background usage limits.

  2. How do I adjust the refresh rate of the Galaxy Z Flip4?

    Go to Settings and select Display. Tap on Motion smoothness, and then choose your desired option which can be Standard 60hz or Adaptive 120 Hz.

  3. How do I know how much power is left on my Galaxy Z Flip 4?

    You will know how much power is left by the battery icon displayed on the screen. For more detailed information you will need to enable the battery percentage switch.

  4. Can I use a tempered glass on my Galaxy Z Flip 4?

    Since you are using a flip phone then it is not advisable to use a tempered glass as this is a thick kind of screen protector that might damage your phone display when it is folded.

  5. Why does my phone keep glitching out of apps?

    This might be due to a corrupted software. Try to do a factory reset to fix this issue.

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Chad Buenaflor

Chad has been in the tech industry since 2000. He has a degree in Electronics Engineering and is interested in the hardware and software side of technology. Initially working for a Japanese semiconductor company as a Test Engineer for nearly 10 years, he then pursued his passion for internet technology by working for the support team of Time Warner Cable then finally joining TheDroidGuy as one of their troubleshooting and tech writers. On his free time he plays his favorite games on his PC, Xbox Series X, and Android phone.

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