This article explains how to automatically turn the new “Energy saver” feature in Windows on or off when the battery level reaches a certain percentage.
Energy Saver is a power management feature in Windows that allows you to save power by reducing the amount of power your computer uses when it’s not in use or used at reduced energy usage. This feature is designed to help you conserve energy and extend your laptop’s battery life.
You can turn Energy saver on or off laptops and desktops anytime. This feature can be toggled via Quick Settings in the system tray, even for PCs plugged in to conserve energy.
On laptops and portable devices using batteries, you can select to automatically turn on “Energy saver” when the battery level is at a certain percentage. This setting also includes Never or Always.
Automatically turning on Energy Saver when the battery level reaches a certain percentage can help save power and extend your laptop’s battery life. By using this setting, you won’t have to worry about manually enabling or disabling it.
You can rest assured that your device is using power efficiently.
Automatically turn ‘Energy saver’ when the battery level is at a certain percentage
As mentioned above, users can control automatically turning “Energy saver” on or off in Windows.
Here’s how to do it.
First, open the Windows Settings app.
You can do that by clicking on the Start menu and selecting Settings. Or press the keyboard shortcut (Windows key + I) to launch the Settings app.
When the Setting app opens, click the System button on the left.
Select the Power & battery or
Power tile on the right to expand it.
On the Power & battery or Power settings page, expand the
Energy saver tile. Then, select one of the options for “Turn energy saver on automatically when battery level is at” drop menu.
- 30% (default)
Make your selection and close the Settings app.
Turn ‘Energy saver’ on or off automatically using PowerShell
Another way to automatically turn ‘Energy saver” on or off is to use the PowerShell command.
Here’s how to do it.
First, open the PowerShell console.
Next, run the command below to select when to automatically turn ‘Energy saver’ on or off when the battery level is at a certain percentage.
powercfg /setdcvalueindex SCHEME_CURRENT SUB_ENERGYSAVER ESBATTTHRESHOLD <percentage>
Replace <percentage> with the actual number.
- 0 percent is the same as Never.
- 30 percent is the default.
- 100 percent is the same as Always.
That should do it!
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