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3 Ways to Turn on or Turn off Battery Saver in Windows 10

Why should we use Battery Saver in Windows 10? How can I save battery on Windows 10 machine? If you are using Windows 10 on a laptop and have to use it a whole day without charging it, the Battery Saver feature may be handy for you. It is an advantageous function to prolong your laptop’s Battery life if you have a long day. Once you enable the Battery Saver in Windows 10, your laptop’s settings will be adjusted in a way to save battery. However, turning on Battery Saver will decrease your system’s performance, brightness, and other features on Windows 10 to save the battery.

Enable or Disable Battery Saver in Windows 10

There are at least four ways to enable or disable the Battery Saver function in Windows 10. These are the following:-

  1. Using Settings app
  2. Via Action Center
  3. From Command Prompt

1. How to Enable or Disable Battery Saver using the Settings app in Windows 10?

To turn on or turn off the Battery Saver feature in Windows 10 using the Settings app, perform the following steps:-

Step 1. Press Windows logo + I keys simultaneously to launch the Settings app.

Step 2. In the Settings window that opens, click on the System category.

Step 3. Select the Battery tab from the left side and on the right-side pane, turn on or off the toggle switch next to “Battery Saver” to enable or disable this feature.

Once you complete the above-mentioned steps, you should enable or disable the battery saver functionality on your Windows 10 according to your choice.

2. How to Enable or Disable Battery Saver via Action Center in Windows 10?

To turn on or turn off the Battery saver feature using Action Center, perform the following steps:-

Step 1. Click on the “Notification” icon from the Taskbar to access Action Center.

Step 2. Click on the Battery Saver icon to enable or disable it.

3. How to Turn on or Turn off Battery Saver in Windows 10 using Command Prompt?

It is impossible to enable or disable Battery Saver using Command Prompt; however, you can configure Battery Saver percentage using it.

Step 1. Open the Command Prompt.

To open the Command Prompt, click on the Start button and type Command Prompt. In the available search results, click on the “Command Prompt” to launch it.

Step 2. In the Command Prompt window, type the following line:-

powercfg /setdcvalueindex scheme_current sub_energysaver esbattthreshold <Batterypercentage>

In the above command line, replace <Batterypercentage> with the percentage of battery after which you want to enable the Battery Saver. For example, we want to enable Battery Saver when my battery percentage reaches 70%. Hence, my command will be:-

powercfg /setdcvalueindex scheme_current sub_energysaver esbattthreshold 70%

That’s it.

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