How to Enable or Disable Battery Saver in Windows 10?

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If your Windows 10 machine uses a battery and you want to use it for a whole day without charging it, the Battery Saver feature may be handy for you. It is a valuable function to prolong your laptop’s Battery life if you have to use it for a long day. After enabling the Battery Saver, your laptop’s settings will be adjusted in a way that will save battery. However, turning on Battery Saver will decrease your System’s performance, brightness, and other features on Windows 10 to preserve the battery.

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

  1. Settings app
  2. Action Center
  3. Command Prompt

How to Turn On or Off Battery Saver in Windows 10 using the Settings app?

Using the built-in Windows 10 Settings app, you can enable or disable the Battery Saver. Here are the steps:-

Step 1. First, launch the Settings app by pressing Windows + I keys simultaneously on the keyboard.

Step 2. When Windows Settings opens, click on the System category.

Step 3. Then, select the Battery tab in the left sidebar and on the right-side pane, turn On or Off the toggle switch beside the “Battery saver” option to enable or disable this feature.

After executing the steps mentioned above, you should enable or disable the battery saver functionality on your Windows 10 machine according to your needs.

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

To turn on or turn off the Battery saver feature in Windows 10 using Action Center, perform the following steps:-

Step 1. First, click on the Notification icon on the Taskbar to open Action Center.

Step 2. Then, click the Battery saver tile to enable or disable this function.

How to Turn On or Off Battery Saver in Windows 10 using Command Prompt?

It is impossible to enable or disable the Battery Saver function using Command Prompt, but Windows 10 allows you to configure the Battery Saver percentage. Here is how to do it:-

Step 1. Open the Command Prompt.

Step 2. Then, type the following line on the prompt and hit Enter on the keyboard:-

powercfg /setdcvalueindex scheme_current sub_energysaver esbattthreshold <Batterypercentage>

In the above command line, please replace <Batterypercentage> with the percentage of battery after which you want to turn On the Battery Saver. For instance, to enable Battery Saver when battery percentage reaches 70%, use the below command:-

powercfg /setdcvalueindex scheme_current sub_energysaver esbattthreshold 70%

That’s it.

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