How to Enable or Disable Energy Saver Mode in Google Chrome

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This article provides a guide on how to activate or deactivate the Energy Saver in Google Chrome. The Energy Saver helps run tabs smoothly and prolong computer battery life by lowering image capture rate and other background tasks when the device is unplugged or has low battery. The Energy Saver can be configured in Chrome’s…

This article explains how to turn Energy Saver On or Off in Google Chrome.

Google Chrome is a cross-platform web browser developed by Google. It and Microsoft Edge share the same codebase. They are practically identical in basic functionalities, using browsing activities, including history and other browsing data, to provide personalized ads, search, shopping, and news.

The latest version of Google Chrome has performance settings that can help active tabs run smoothly and extend your computer’s battery life. With its Memory Saver, Chrome helps active tabs run smoothly by deactivating tabs you aren’t currently using.

With Energy Saver, Chrome reduces its image capture rate and other background tasks. It works automatically when your device is unplugged, or your battery is low.

Energy Saver doesn’t turn on when your device is plugged in.

Enable or disable Energy Saver in Google Chrome

As mentioned above, the new performance feature added to Google Chrome can help active tabs run smoothly and extend your computer’s battery life.

Here’s how to turn Energy Saver On or Off.

First, open the Google Chrome browser.

Then click on the Customize and Control (3 vertical dots button) in the top right corner and select Settings.

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Microsoft Edge browser has more options and settings

On the Settings page on the left panel, click the Performance link on the left.

Turn Memory Saver on or off in Google Chrome
Microsoft Edge browser privacy search and services page

On the right, select the “Energy Saver” tile on the Performance page.

Users can also use the URL below in the address bar to go directly to the Performance page in Chrome.

chrome://settings/performance

Next, toggle the Energy Saver button to the On or Off position to enable or disable.

Google Chrome Energy Saver settings

Exit Google Chrome when done.

That should do it!

Reference:

Google Support

Conclusion:

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