To adjust power and sleep settings in Windows 11, select Start Settings > System > Power & battery > Screen and sleep.

  • Screen: Select how long you want your device to wait before turning the screen off when you're not using your device.

  • Sleep: Select how long you want your device to wait before going to sleep when you're not using it.

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Open Power & sleep settings

To adjust power and sleep settings in Windows 10, go to Start , and select Settings  > System > Power & sleep.

  • Under Screen, select how long you want your device to wait before turning the screen off when you're not using your device.

  • Under Sleep, select how long you want your device to wait before going to sleep when you’re not using it.

For more power saving options, select Additional power settings to change how your device uses power.

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Open Power & sleep settings

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