In this article, you will learn about the Battery Saver feature and whether it is compatible with Surfshark.
We will go through the following topics:
Should you use Battery Saver with Surfshark?
Battery Saver feature lets you save battery energy by slowing down or disabling specific processes on your phone. This means that it will most likely kill the VPN connection or make it unable to connect to a VPN server. Aside from these two issues, you will most likely have general connection issues if you succeed in connecting.
We highly recommend having the Battery Saver feature disabled while you are securely browsing the internet with Surfshark. This way, you will better protect your anonymity online. However, if saving your battery's life is very important to you, we offer a possible solution below.
Disable battery optimization on the Surfshark app only
NOTE: Currently, this solution is only available for Android users and will let you bypass the battery optimization on the Surfshark application. Follow the steps below to disable battery optimization on the Surfshark app only.
- Open the Settings on your device.
- In the search field, type in Battery and select Battery Optimization.
- Click on Battery Optimization once more.
- Click on the Not Optimized button, and from the new menu, select All apps.
Find the Surfshark application in the list and click on it.
- Lastly, select the Don't optimize option and click Done.
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