How to enable Sleep mode in Windows 10

Have you installed the new Windows 10? If yes, you must have noticed that Microsoft hasn’t enabled the Hibernate or the Sleep mode by default. Well, that’s confusing, considering there are many people out there who use them. Anyways, we told you how to enable the Hibernate option in Windows 10 last week and today, we will tell you how to enable Sleep mode in Windows 10.

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It’s important to note here that the computer automatically goes to sleep in case you close the lid of your laptop or you leave your computer idle but there’s no option to voluntarily put the computer to sleep. There’s no “Sleep”button in the power menu but fret not, here’s how you can enable the Sleep mode in Windows 10:

Firstly, you will need to click the battery icon in the system tray and click on “Power Options”.

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Once you get in the Power Options page, you will be able to customize all the power plans. Then, click on “Change plan settings”.

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Once you are in the Settings page of your power plan, click on “Change advanced power settings”.

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After you click that, a new dialog window will open showing you the advanced power settings. In the “Advanced settings”, there will be various power related options, click on the expandable “Sleep” button.

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In the “Sleep” tab, there will be an option to “Allow hybrid sleep”. After you click the Allow hybrid sleep button, it will be show you that it is turned on by default. You can now choose to enable it by just changing it to “on”.

enable sleep mode Windows 10 5Once you have enabled hybrid sleep, there will be a “Sleep” button in the power menu in the Start button of Windows 10.

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So, did you find this helpful? If yes, do tell us if you need any other help regarding Windows 10 or anything else because we are happy to help.


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