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Guide: Dim the Screen to save power | iOS 9

The screen is one of the most significant drains on the battery. The good news is, the power the screen uses can be reduced by turning down brightness.

Open Control Center by sliding up from the bottom of the screen. Here, you can access the brightness control and reduce backlight strength.

Slide to adjust the screen brightness

The iPhone can also change brightness automatically based on current ambient light, which can save you time and effort as well as battery. To activate it, open Settings, select Display & Brightness, and turn on Auto-Brightness.

The iPhone can automatically adjust brightness

Another option is to reduce the auto-lock time, which will turn off the screen sooner after you stop using the device. Open Settings, General, then Auto-Lock and select a shorter time period to help save power.

Choose how soon the iPhone turns off its screen