Manage Power for Mobile Computers and Devices Configuring power management settings on mobile computers and devices will help ensure your battery life is maximized. The following steps guide you through the process of configuring power management features on mobile computers and devices.
a. Display the Control Panel or Settings on your mobile computer or device.
b. Tap or click the option to display power management or battery settings.
c. If necessary, select a power plan setting to view or modify.
d. Make the necessary adjustments to the settings that affect power consumption. For example, configure the display to dim or turn off after 30 seconds of inactivity. This will allow you enough time to read what is on the screen without having to touch the screen or move the mouse.
e. Save all changes.
1. What power management settings have you configured on your mobile computer or device?
2. Compare battery life on your device before and after configuring power management settings. Have you noticed an improvement in battery life? If so, how vmuch?
3. What other power management settings are you able to configure on your mobile computer or device?