How to Enable or Disable Battery Saver In Windows 10

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How to Enable or Disable Battery Saver In Windows 10


One of the things that we can not take for granted is our battery life. If you are using a Windows 10 laptop, you may want to use Battery Saver to extend the battery life of your computer. In this article, we are going to see some easy methods to enable or disable Battery Saver in Windows 10.

Enable or Disable Battery Saver  in Windows 10

Battery Saver can really help in extending the Battery life of your computer if you have a long day. If you enable the Battery Saver in Windows 10, your computer’s settings will be altered in a way to save battery. It will decrease your system’s speed, brightness, and other feature in order to preserve the battery.

These are the ways by which you can enable or disable Battery Saver in Windows 10.

  1. From Action Center
  2. From Settings
  3. From Taskbar Notification icon
  4. From Command Prompt

Let us talk about them in detail.

1] From Action Center

Enable or Disable Battery Saver

Let us start with the simplest method of them all. Windows 10 Action Center has a shortcut to enable or disable Battery Saver in Windows 10.

So, click on the “Notification” icon from the Taskbar to enter Action Center and click on the Battery Saver icon to enable or disable it. This is the easiest method to enable or disable Battery Saver in Windows 10.

2] From Settings

Enable or Disable Battery Saver In Windows 10

If you are not seeing the Battery Saver icon or Action Center in general you can use Settings to enable Battery Saver. To do that, follow the prescribed steps:

  1. Launch Settings by Win + X > Settings.
  2. Click System > Battery.
  3. Use the toggle from the “Battery Saver” section to enable or disable it.

You can even configure Battery Saver here by setting a percentage after which you want the Battery Saver to enabled from the “Turn battery saver on automatically at”option.

Read: How to fix Battery drain issues in Windows 10.

3] From Taskbar Notification icon

Another easy method to enable Battery Saver is via Taskbar. It is a shortcut and can be a great alternative if the first method didn’t work for you.

So, to enable Battery Saver, click on the Battery icon from the Taskbar and select Battery Saver. This way you can enable or disable Battery Saver instantly.

ReadUseful PowerCFG commands.

4] From Command Prompt

The Command Prompt does not allow you to enable or disable Battery Saver instead you can configure Battery Saver via it. So, launch Command Prompt as an administrator from the Start Menu, type the following command and hit Enter.

powercfg /setdcvalueindex scheme_current sub_energysaver esbattthreshold <Batterypercentage> 

Replace, <Batterypercentage> with the percentage after which you want your Battery Saver to be enabled.

These were the methods by which you can enable or disable Battery Saver in Windows 10.

You might want to also take a look at Tips to extend Battery Life and this Laptop Battery Usage Tips & Optimization Guide.

Enable or Disable Battery Saver

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