Turn Battery Optimization On / Off - Android 6.0 and higher (HTC)

Battery optimization is a setting that helps conserve battery power and is turned on by default.

Note Android 6.0 and higher devices include battery optimization features. Refer to the Battery Optimization Features section for more info.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps icon > Settings.
    Note If unavailable, tap the Dropdown menu Applications dropdown menu icon (located in the upper-left) then select Alphabetical.
  2. From the DEVICE section, tap Power.
  3. Tap Battery optimization.
  4. Tap Battery optimization not optimized (located in the upper-left).
  5. Tap All apps.
  6. Tap the appropriate app, select one of the following then tap DONE:
    • Optimize
      Note Battery optimization not available for apps or services that are grayed out.
    • Don't optimize
      Note This setting may result in a faster battery drain.

Battery Optimization Features

  • Doze Mode:
    • starts when the device is stationary and not charging and the screen is off.
    • prevents the device from syncing and accessing the network, Wi-Fi from scanning, etc.
    • allows SMS, MMS, phone calls, alarms, and Amber Alerts to still function.
    • stops when the device is moved, the screen turns on, or the alarm clock sounds/vibrates.
    • isn't affected by notifications.
  • App Standby:
    • conserves battery power by preventing apps from accessing networks, syncing, etc. when not in use or not generating any user-visible notification.
    • stops when the device becomes active or is plugged in.