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How To Enable Or Disable Windows 11 Microsoft Edge Efficiency Mode

Written by Wyatt Surrey

Efficiency mode is a new feature in Microsoft Edge Canary. This feature helps to improve browser performance while saving battery, data and hardware resources.

Efficient mode was recently introduced in Microsoft Edge and it appears when you install Edge Canary on Windows 11. This feature is likely not turned on by default in Microsoft Edge, so you’ll need to turn it on to use it. In this guide we will help you learn How to enable or disable Windows 11 Microsoft Edge Efficiency Mode, with which you can save battery, data and overall performance.

What is Efficiency Mode in Windows 11 Microsoft Edge?

Efficiency mode is a new feature that helps improve edge performance. Efficiency mode allows the browser to minimize power consumption, reduce CPU and memory resource usage, and extend battery life. Microsoft warns that using Efficiency Mode can slow down fluid animation with poor video playback.

When you use a sleeping tab in Edge in Efficient mode, Microsoft automatically puts an inactive tab to sleep after 5 minutes. In particular, Edge respects the trigger time of previous sleep taps when it is not in efficiency mode.

Enable Edge Efficiency Mode on Windows 11

To use Microsoft Edge’s efficient mode, you need to select this feature first. You need to make sure that you are running the latest version of Microsoft Edge Canary. Currently, this feature is only available in Microsoft Edge Canary, so you will need Microsoft Edge Canary to use it. You can enable the feature by downloading and installing Microsoft Edge Canary.

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To enable and use Edge Efficiency Mode on Windows 11, do the following:

  • To get started, go to Microsoft Edge and tap the three ellipses.
  • Tap that the settings.
  • Go to System and performance Section from the left sidebar about Microsoft Edge settings.
  • Now switch on the efficiency mode switch under the optimized output.
Enable Edge Efficiency Mode on Windows 11
Enable Edge Efficiency Mode

Once you’ve enabled Efficiency Mode in Edge, it’s up to you to tweak it to your liking.

When the efficiency mode is switched on, options are displayed that can be selected when the efficiency mode is activated. You can choose to always activate it, unplug the charger or stop using it when the battery is low.

Disable Edge Efficiency Mode on Windows 11

In Windows 11, you can turn off efficiency mode at any time. Follow these steps to turn off Edge Efficiency Mode in Windows 11:

  • Open Microsoft Edge and tap the three ellipses.
  • Tap that the settings.
  • Go to the settings System and performance.
  • Finally, disable the Efficiency mode by turning it off.
Disabling Edge Efficiency Mode on Windows 11
Enable Edge Efficiency Mode

That’s it! You can turn off Edge Efficiency Mode on your Windows 11 computer if you don’t want to.

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That’s it! Here’s how you can enable or disable Windows 11 Microsoft Edge Efficiency Mode as needed. Turning Efficiency Mode on can save battery life and data, and turning it off can improve overall performance.

Hope you found this article helpful. If you have any questions about the steps above, please let us know in the comments section below. 😊

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About the author

Wyatt Surrey

Wyatt Serrey has spent over 17 years working in the tech industry and also been a Windows fan since he used Windows XP on his computer. He loves to help and teach others how to get the most from their devices, systems, and apps.

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