How to Set Time of Inactivity before Sleep in Android 5.0 Lollipop?


Time of inactivity before Sleep plays an important role in the battery consumption. Longer the time of inactivity before sleep, more and more battery will be consumed. If you want to conserve more battery, it is better to set the time of inactivity to the minimum.

When you leave your mobile device, inactive and allow it to sleep, this time is called inactivity period. This is just the wastage of battery and resources as the screen and many other functions of the mobile device continue to consume battery.

Android 5.0 Lollipop has an option to set the time of inactivity. This is a simple feature and can be set, rather easily. If you are in need of help, do not hesitate to see the instructions.


Command Line: Settings – Home > Display – Settings > Sleep – Display.

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Settings’ on the Home screen of your Android 5.0 Lollipop device to open up the ‘Settings’ screen. Lollipop-Time-of-Inactivity-12: At the ‘Settings’ screen, scroll to the ‘Device’ section and tap ‘Display’. Lollipop-Time-of-Inactivity-23: See here, the status of the ‘Sleep’ is set to ‘After 5 minutes of inactivity, i.e. this device is set to sleep after 5 minute time after you let the device to sleep. During this period, the device will continue to consume battery, with no productive purpose.

If you want to change this status, just tap the ‘Sleep’ to open up a popup screen, named; ‘Sleep’. Lollipop-Time-of-Inactivity-34: At the ‘Sleep’ screen, 7 different time options are given, starting from 15 seconds to 30 minutes. See the radio button is set against ‘5 minutes’. Lollipop-Time-of-Inactivity-45: To change the current inactivity time, tap any other time. I tapped ‘1 minute’ but you may select any other time as per your need or requirements. It will take you, promptly, to the ‘Display’ screen where status of the ‘Sleep’ is changed to ‘After 1 minute of inactivity’. Lollipop-Time-of-Inactivity-5Lollipop-Time-of-Inactivity-6Now, your Android device will sleep after the 1 minute of inactivity.


That’s all!