This new update will come in handy in situations where the user desperately needs the Apple Watch battery to last longer as the mode will make it easier to extend the battery.
According to a report in
GSM Arenathe new mode will arrive in the next update of watchOS 9 and the mode can be activated manually using the settings menu or the control center.
Apart from that, the new mode will also alert the user when 10% battery is left and will automatically shut down once the Apple Watch battery reaches 80%. In order to preserve the battery of the device, the battery saving mode will automatically disable all the demanding features of the Apple Watch.
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The most power-hungry features, including always on display, heart rate notifications, arrhythmia tracking, heart rate, and blood oxygen readings, will be disabled in battery saving mode.
Reminders for workouts will also be disabled. The mode will disable Wi-Fi and cellular connections if there is no nearby iPhone connected to the watch, according to the report.
Earlier this month, the tech giant added an optimized battery charging feature in its Apple Watch running watchOS 9 that would learn from users’ charging habits to slow battery aging.
Similar to the iPhone version of the feature, it determines when it’s best to charge the battery to 100% based on the user’s charging habits.
Meanwhile, a 17-year-old boy was recently rescued from a valley with the help of Apple Watch after falling into a ditch during the trek.
Since the boy, who is a medical student in Rajgad in Maharashtra, did not have his smartphone on him or anything else when he fell in the valley. But thanks to the Apple Watch on his wrist that saved his life.
The boy was able to send an SOS using his smartwatch and get help.