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Battery saving features in iOS 9Here's a quick look at some of the ways to conserve battery life in iOS 9.
iOS9 wants to make sure you get more out of your battery than ever before. Here are three battery saving features you can use, right now. It's time to make friends with the battery menu by heading to settings and battery. If you know you'll be a long time between charges, turn on low power mode by toggling the switch. List of things that eat up battery life like email fetch, back up apps refreshing, as well as animations. When you're using low power mode the battery icon changes color so you know it's active. Also when your battery reaches twenty percent, iOS nine prompts you to activate this mode. The second battery saving feature is determined by your device orientation. Normally when you get a push notification, the screen lights up to let you know. But, if you put your phone on the table face down, the screen won't light up when the notification comes through. You still get notifications if you have volume or vibration turned on. The third feature is usage, also in the settings menu. This list shows you what's using the most battery so you can close or even uninstall battery hugging apps. Tap anywhere on the list for a breakdown of the time spent on screen and any background data the app has used. This feature was also in iOS 8, but not as easy to find. That's a quick look at some of the new battery saving features. For more iOS 9 tips and tricks, make sure to check out cnet.com. [MUSIC]