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When iOS 9 came out last year, a few great battery saving tricks 3 Battery-Saving iOS 9 Features to Start Using Right Now 3 Battery-Saving iOS 9 Features to Start Using Right Now These simple and easy iOS 9 tricks could end up saving you a lot of battery life over the course of a day. Read More came with it. One of these best features is low power mode. While your phone will prompt you to turn low power mode on once your battery hits 20 percent, there’s no reason to wait that long. Rather than delve into your Settings app, you can easily toggle it on and off with one command.

Using Voice Commands

You can turn low battery mode on and off by asking Siri. Just say, “Hey Siri, turn on low power mode.” To turn low power mode off, you’ll have to manually activate Siri by pressing your Home button and using the voice command, “Turn off low power mode.” (Hey Siri is disabled during low power mode, hence the need to do it manually.)

Using 3D Touch

If you prefer not to use voice commands, another quick way to access the low power setting is by using 3D touch on your iPhone Everything You Can Do With 3D Touch on Your iPhone Everything You Can Do With 3D Touch on Your iPhone 3D touch is really just a fancy name for a pressure-sensitive screen, but adds a whole array of extra input options to iOS. Read More . Tap and hold the Settings app and select Battery. This will take you straight to the Settings page where you can toggle low power mode on and off.

When your phone is in low battery mode, certain features will be reduced including email fetch, background app refresh, automatic downloads, and some visual effects. Your phone will also auto-lock after 30 seconds.

Do you use low power mode on your iPhone or iPad? Do you prefer to wait until your phone is down to 20 percent to turn it on or do you tend to turn it on earlier? Let us know in the comments.

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