Enable or Disable Efficiency Mode in Microsoft Edge

Let’s discuss how to Enable or Disable Efficiency Mode in Microsoft Edge. Microsoft Edge is a proprietary cross-platform web browser designed by Microsoft. It is user-friendly and provides various features, including Efficiency Mode, one of its best features.

Efficiency Mode helps to extend the battery life of your device. Users can improve the PC’s performance with Minimum usage of Power, and it is done by reducing the (CPU usage). CPU usage is reduced by modifying certain tab activities on tabs that users do not interact with.

This feature also helps tabs be put to sleep after 5 minutes or less to interact with inactive background tabs. The efficiency mode in the Edge browser is active when the PC is unplugged and will remain active until your device is connected to power. It is also active when your laptop runs out of battery.

The efficiency mode in the Microsoft Edge browser is the best feature for enhancing the smooth functioning of your PC. This blog post will help you to know more about Enable or Disable Efficiency Mode in Microsoft Edge.

What are the Advantages of Efficiency Mode in Microsoft Edge?

Enable or Disable Efficiency Mode in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge is the best platform to provide many features. Efficiency mode is a useful feature. Advantages of Efficiency Mode in Microsoft Edge.

1. It is beneficial for desktop computers
2. It minimizes browser resource usage
3. It helps the OS to focus its resources on other running apps

Enable or Disable Efficiency Mode in Microsoft Edge

Different methods are available for turning on or off Efficiency Mode in Microsoft Edge. 2 methods are explained in this post. The below table shows the methods.

Different methods available for enabling or disable Efficiency Mode
Using Browser Essential Feature
Using Microsoft Edge Browser
Enable or Disable Efficiency Mode in Microsoft Edge – Table.1

1. Using Browser Essential Feature

The simple and efficient method for enabling Efficiency mode in Microsoft Edge is to use the Browser Essentials feature. To do this, select Microsoft Edge from the Start Menu.

Enable or Disable Efficiency Mode in Microsoft Edge - Fig.1
Enable or Disable Efficiency Mode in Microsoft Edge – Fig.1

Select the browser essential feature from the top right corner of the Microsoft Edge browser. The browser’s essential feature shows the performance option. Users can check the browser’s performance here.

Here, the Save battery with efficiency mode is enabled. This window also shows the number of sleeping tabs, and the tab’s performance is healthy.

Enable or Disable Efficiency Mode in Microsoft Edge - Fig.2
Enable or Disable Efficiency Mode in Microsoft Edge – Fig.2

2. Using Microsoft Edge Browser Settings

The second method is also a simple step for enabling efficiency mode. To enable this feature, click on the three-dot (Settings and more) option at the top right corner of the Edge browser. Then select Settings from the Settings and More menu.

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Enable or Disable Efficiency Mode in Microsoft Edge – Fig.3

Open the System and Performance option from the Settings window. You can see the efficiency mode feature on the right side of the window. To enable this feature, toggle the pane to the right.

After enabling the feature, you can see the Balanced savings. Turn on efficiency mode when connected to the power option, which is also enabled here.

Enable or Disable Efficiency Mode in Microsoft Edge - Fig.4
Enable or Disable Efficiency Mode in Microsoft Edge – Fig.4

Turn Off Efficiency Mode in Edge Browser

To turn off Efficiency Mode in Edge Browser, toggle the pane to the left side. After disabling this feature, balances and savings are inactive.

Enable or Disable Efficiency Mode in Microsoft Edge - Fig.5
Enable or Disable Efficiency Mode in Microsoft Edge – Fig.5

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Gopika S Nair is a computer enthusiast. She loves writing on Windows 11 and related technologies. She is here to share quick tips and tricks with Windows 11 or Windows 10 users. She is Post Graduate Diploma Holder in Computer Science.

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