Windows 10 won’t Sleep
There are several times when you are working on your computer or laptop that have windows 10 and you suddenly have to pause your work. At this moment, turning your system off will make you loose all your work that you have been working on. You then have to open your system again to resume it, open all the files, this process is too long right? Windows 10 or any other windows (operating system) have an option called ‘sleep mode‘. Many people have complaint that their windows 10 monitor do not sleep, or windows 10 doesn’t sleep automatically. So, in this article, let us learn how to fix this problem and making Windows 10 sleep.
We won’t be going with a lot of complicated ways that are stuffed in other blogs article. Let us go with the most common and best one.
Let me teach you how to manually turn your windows 10 into sleep mode. It’s not at all complicated. If I say you, can you switch off your system or restart it? What will you do?
How to turn Windows 10 into sleep mode manually
- Step 1 – Navigate your windows/start button.
- Step 2 – Click on the power button.
- Step 3 – Select ‘Sleep’ to go into sleep mode.
Finally you are now in ‘Sleep mode’ in Windows 10.
You may now have a query, how do I come back from sleep mode, well, just click few buttons on your keyboard or move your mouse and you will be back from ‘Sleep mode’.
Let us now learn how to enable ‘Automatic sleep mode’ in your Windows 10. Many of us, have been using a system since years but we have never explored what settings does our operating system provides us as a user. Right? Similarly, setting up ‘Automatic sleep mode’ is an easy task. Here you go with the steps:
How to enable ‘Automatic Sleep Mode’
- Step 1 – Go to your start or windows button and search for ‘Settings‘.
- Step 2 – As soon as your ‘Settings‘ screen opens, you will find a section called ‘System’. Click on it.
- Step 3 – At the left menu bar, you can find a section called ‘Power and Sleep‘.
- Step 4 – You will find automatic ‘Sleep mode‘ setting and ‘Power off‘ setting to appear. Currently, let us enable ‘Sleep mode‘. You have two options –
1. Screen mode timer when the charger is plugged on.
2. Screen mode timer when the system is working on battery.
Remember, system won’t go on sleep mode every 15 minutes or the time you have set for it to go in sleep mode automatically. It will only for in sleep mode if there is no activity been done in system.
I personally recommend, 15 minutes for turning to sleep mode when on battery power and 30 minutes when plugged in to charger.
There you go, you have changed the settings and enabled ‘Automatic sleep mode‘ for your Windows 10. Thank you for reading this article, we hope you loved this article and got decent and clear idea to turn windows sleep mode.
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