How to Stop Windows 11 PC from Going into Sleep Mode?

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By default, most Windows 11 PC goes into sleep mode after a certain period of inactivity to conserve battery power. Due to some reason, if you want to keep your PC always awake or don’t want to use the sleep mode, this gearupwindows article will guide you. Using built-in options, you can stop your Windows 11 computer from going to sleep mode, which means no third-party software is required.

How to Make Windows 11 PCs Never Go to Sleep?

Using Windows 11 Settings app, you can quickly stop your PC from going into sleep mode. For that, do the following recommended steps:-

Step 1. First, launch the Settings app by pressing Windows + I on your keyboard. Alternatively, right-click on the Start button on the taskbar, and from the list-menu that appears, choose Settings.

Step 2. When Windows Settings opens, select the System category in the left sidebar.

Step 3. After that, on the right sidebar, choose the Power & battery.

Step 4. Then under the Power section, click the Screen and sleep header to expand it.

Step 5. Now, you will have two settings that are related to sleep. If a battery powers your device, you will see two options. Otherwise, you will find a single option for sleep mode. Select Never from the drop-down menu of the following options:-

  • On battery power, put my device to sleep after,
  • When plugged in, put my device to sleep after.

When you’re done, you can close the Settings app. After that, your Windows 11 PC will never go to sleep mode. If you change your mind and want to enable sleep mode, repeat the above steps and select any other value than Never in the drop menu of sleep options.

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