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Change sleep settings or create/modify a power plan in Windows 10


Table of Contents:

  1. Modify screen and sleep settings
  2. Change the power plan

This article details how to change the power plan in Windows 10, and how to modify various settings for display and sleep/hibernation.


Modify screen and sleep settings

To change settings for how long the computer stays awake and how long the monitor stays on, perform these actions:

  1. At the desktop, click the Search the web and Windows box and type "sleep".
  2. Select Power and Sleep settings.
  3. Using the dropdowns provided, select how long the screen stays on and how long the computer waits to go into sleep mode, both on battery and while plugged in.

Change the power plan

To change the power plan in Windows 10, perform these actions:

  1. At the desktop, click the Search the web and Windows box and type "sleep".
  2. Select Power and Sleep settings, then select Additional power settings at the bottom of the screen.
    The Power Options window appears.
  3. Select Balanced (recommended), Power saver, or select Create a power plan on the left side of the screen.
  4. Customize your plan settings as desired.




Article ID: SLN297929

Last Date Modified: 03/16/2017 11:08 AM


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