What to do if Spotlight Web Content Process in Activity Monitor on Mac OS X Yosemite is eating away your Mac's battery life






Most medium to advanced users who like to keep a check on the system resources being used by their computers would be frequently checking the activity monitor on their Mac to see the processes that are using up the battery. If you find that there is a Spotlight Web Content process that is eating up resources even when Safari is not opened, then you can turn it off and improve the battery life a little. The following steps will show you how to do so.

Go to Mac's desktop.

What to do if Spotlight Web Content Process in Activity Monitor on Mac OS X Yosemite is eating away your Mac's battery life
























Click the small Apple icon on the top left of the menu bar.

What to do if Spotlight Web Content Process in Activity Monitor on Mac OS X Yosemite is eating away your Mac's battery life
























A menu pops down. Click System Preferences.

What to do if Spotlight Web Content Process in Activity Monitor on Mac OS X Yosemite is eating away your Mac's battery life
























System Preferences are displayed. Click Spotlight.

What to do if Spotlight Web Content Process in Activity Monitor on Mac OS X Yosemite is eating away your Mac's battery life
























Spotlight Search Results settings are displayed. Scroll down till you see Bookmarks & History.

What to do if Spotlight Web Content Process in Activity Monitor on Mac OS X Yosemite is eating away your Mac's battery life
























As you can see Bookmarks & History is checked. Click it once to uncheck it.

What to do if Spotlight Web Content Process in Activity Monitor on Mac OS X Yosemite is eating away your Mac's battery life
























Close the window, restart the computer and once you go back to the activity monitor, you will see that the Spotlight Web Content process is not created anymore and the Mac's battery life would receive a marginal improvement.

This is how we get rid of the Spotlight Web Content process. Do hit the like button on our Facebook page if the above steps helped you and many more tweaks, news articles and reviews are coming up in the near future.


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