Change Power and Sleep Settings on Windows 10 to manage your computer using power. Power settings can help save energy or maximize your device’s system performance.
You can set Power and Sleep Windows 10 with the easy steps that we provide and you can follow below.
The problem of your computer’s performance and the performance of your PC is very dependent on the power consumed for the hardware. Windows 10 provides three power packages from which you can choose and feed your computer to get certain performance. The higher Windows 10 update only shows and organizes your PC to use balance as the default power option whereas previously you can only choose from two other power plans and Power Savings and high performance. So, in this article, I will walk you through a few steps from where you can change the hidden power plan and also adjust it so you can adjust the power and sleep settings on your Windows 10.
From Power Options
- Open Power Options.
- Right-click on the battery option on your device’s taskbar as shown above.
- From the batter menu, click Power Options as highlighted above. This will open the Power option from the control panel.
- In the Power Options, it is said to Select or Adjust the power plan as highlighted above. Now, you can see that there is not much you can choose (as we discussed earlier), because there is only a Balanced option under the Selected package. Also Read: Add hibernate to the Start Menu in Windows 10
Switch between Preferred Plan
Now you can easily switch between power packs when needed.
Change Power Plan Settings in Windows 10 from the Control Panel
- Right-click on the power / battery icon> Power Options.
- Click Create power plan.
- Click an existing power plan to base the new custom plan, type the name of the plan you want and then click Next.
- Then click Create.
- After that your new custom power package is now your current active package. Click Change in package settings to make the changes that you want to the new custom power package.
How to sleep Windows 10 PC?
- Open power option:
● For Windows 10 and 8.1, select Start> Settings> System> Power & sleep> Additional power settings.
- Do one of the following:
● If you use a desktop / tablet, select what power button appears on your desktop. Then select the power button> Sleep> Save changes.
● If you only use a laptop, select the settings that appear. Next to When I close the lid, select
- Sleep settings then select Save changes.
● When you are ready to make your PC sleep, just press the power button on your desktop, tablet or laptop, and close your laptop cover.
This uses very little power, a PC. You start faster, and you return to where you left off. So there is no need to worry that you will lose your job because it runs out of battery, because Windows automatically saves all your work and turns off the PC if the battery is too low.