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You can prolong battery life by enabling ECO mode on your mobile storage.
When playing a video, the storage device uses your mobile device’s memory to temporarily store the video content. By using the mobile device's memory, the storage device can enter sleep mode to conserve its battery.
You can stream and download a movie to extend the battery life of your storage device. When this setting is enabled, when you stream a movie, the Seagate Media app automatically downloads the movie to your mobile device. After the movie has been downloaded, the storage device goes to sleep. You can continue to watch the movie while it downloads.
The Energy Conservation gauge reveals your energy status. Your status changes when you turn services or features on or off. By enabling ECO mode, two non-critical services have been turned off:
DLNA: Allows DLNA playback devices on the network to view and play media files stored on the wireless storage device. DLNA playback devices can be smart televisions, media servers, game consoles, and tablets.
SAMBA: Allows computers on the network to connect to the wireless storage device as a network volume. Turning it off does not prevent access to the storage device using a web browser.
Even when ECO mode is enabled, you can manually turn on DLNA and SAMBA. Go to Power Settings and tap on the switch for the respective service. It is recommended that you disable the service as soon as possible for optimal battery performance.
To achieve optimal energy conservation: