How to turn the screen off (intelligently) and save power

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How to turn the screen off (intelligently) and save power

Post by emmet » Sun Nov 06, 2016 10:29 am

To allow the screen to turn off, you need to disable Ambient mode (which is turned on by default). To do this:

First go to Settings (swipe left)
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Then select Preferences:
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Then select Ambient mode (so that it is off)
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This should save a lot of power. It works well if you have gestures turned on so that turning the watch to look at it activates the screen for a few seconds.

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Re: How to turn the screen off (intelligently) and save power

Post by Candid » Sun Nov 06, 2016 8:20 pm

And hopefully Tilt to turn on gesture will get more intelligent because for me the display turns on extremely often. So I turned this function of and have to tap on the display now to turn it on.

My Xiaomi Mi Band 2 has tilt to turn on too and it is much more intelligent with this. When you tilt and want to look at the display you always hold still for some time because you want to look on the display in front of your eyes and this should be recognized. Only after a short time of holding still after tilt the display should turn on. So you may have a "lag" of half a second but this would prevent the wrong turn ons most likely.

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