On my Note 4 , where has the auto enable power saving option disappeared to?

Gozadaman

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Note 4 - Auto Enable Power Saving Option Dissapeared

So, when I first got this phone I saw the option to enable the 'Power Saving Mode' when battery level reached a certain percentile. After returning to enable/edit this option it is no longer there. Can anyone clue me in as to why this is? I've scoured everywhere for people with similar issues to no avail and can't find any explanation as to why it is now missing. The first picture below is how my Note 4 now displays available options and the second is how it was/should be. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Re: Note 4 - Auto Enable Power Saving Option Dissapeared

Images are there now. Not sure why they didn't upload. When I first got the phone the option was there and I could set it up to enable power saving at a certain battery level. I've gone back to edit this and the option is no longer there. I'm using O2 here in the UK. You'll have to forgive me. Although i'm very tech savvy i'm a recent convert after this phone was released from a long time iOS and Apple user and Android allows for so much more than iOS but, is too, in some regards quite limiting. Loving the phone and Android, just trying to get it all working how i'd like it to.
 

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Re: Note 4 - Auto Enable Power Saving Option Dissapeared

Images are showing now, and yeah, I see where that option was supposed to be, but it's not there on my phone :S I really don't recall seeing it before because I really don't use that feature, but from the Samsung US page I don't see it there either...

My guess is that either Samsung or your carrier 'decided' that wasn't a feature they wanted to have or it was too buggy and removed it with an update to your phone. Has your OS been updated since you got the phone?

Also, you might be able to regain this feature by using third party apps like Tasker or IFTTT, where you set a certain 'rule' (in this case, a the battery level you want the mode to kick in) and the app then 'does something' (in this case, turn on Power Saving Mode). It's not as elegant as having a native switch like the one you saw before, but at least it's doable.
 

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Re: Note 4 - Auto Enable Power Saving Option Dissapeared

Thought that may be the case. Cheers for the assist though. I've seen a few apps that can replicate these actions but i'm now trialling the Qualcomm Snapdragon Battery Guru app. Seems potentially much smarter at reserving battery power learning my usage routine. Theres also options in that app to enable low power mode at certain percentages. Thanks again for he help. Just need Lollipop now.