Fix Battery Saver Mode Not Working In Windows 10 By Following This Step-By-Step Tutorial

Zarmeen Shahzad
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Battery Saver issues can sometimes arise on a Windows 10 laptop. This mode is fundamental, especially when running out of battery and your laptop tries to increase the time you can use your laptop without causing any excessive drain on the battery. If you are experiencing an issue where this mode isn’t working any need to worry. I will show you step-by-step how to fix battery saver mode not working on Windows 10 laptops.

Fix Battey Saver Mode Issues In Windows 10 Laptop

Usually, when such an issue exists, users cannot enable the mode from the Action Center. If you are wondering what this is, let me explain. At the bottom of your desktop screen is a taskbar and at the extreme right corner is the action center or the notifications icon.

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Task Bar
If you click on the icon at the notification icon, it will expand, and you will find the battery saver option.

Action Center
If you cannot turn on the battery saver mode from here, there are three ways that this issue can be resolved, and I will go through each method in detail.

Fix Battery Saver Mode In Settings

Step-1: Go to the Start Menu and click on the Settings cog. (Shortcut Keys: Win + I)

Step-2: Once the settings open up, click on System.

Step-3: When the system settings open up, you will see that at the left side of your screen are various options. Click on Battery.

Battery Saver Mode
Step-4: When the battery settings open up, an on/off toggle switch underneath the battery saver settings. Click on it to switch it On.

Battery Saver Mode

If this solution doesn’t work, read on forward to follow the next method.

Power Troubleshooter

Step-1: Go to Start Menu and click on the Settings cog. (Shortcut Keys: Win + I)
Step-2: When the settings open up, Click on Update & Security.

Battery Saver Mode
Step-3: On the left side of the screen, you will see various options. Click on Troubleshoot.

Battery Saver Mode
Step-4: Select Additional troubleshooters.

Fix Battery Saver Mode
Step-5: Scroll down a little and under Find and fix other problems, click on Power.

Fix Battery Saver Mode
Step-6: Once you click on the option, it expands. Click on Run the troubleshooter.

Fix Battery Saver Mode
Let the troubleshoot complete.

Hopefully, this will fix battery saver mode for your Windows 10 computers.

Restore Default Settings

Restoring settings is always the last resort to fixing any issue. Follow these steps if the above methods did not work for you.

Step-1: You have to access the power options in the control panel to restore settings. Go to the Start Menu and type Control panel in the search bar. Click Open.

Control Panel
Step-2: Now, Click on System and Security.

Battery Saver Mode
Step3: Select Power Options.

Battery Saver Mode
Step-4: Click on Change plan settings next to the power plan that is currently active on your computer. [The plan active on my computer is Dell, so I clicked on the Change plan settings next to this option]

Battery Saver Mode
Step-5: Click on Restore default settings for this plan.

Default Battery Settings
Step-6: Once this is done, you will get a prompt asking for confirmation. Click Yes. Then click on Save Changes.

Battery Saver Mode
Now once the plan has been restored to its default settings, Restart your computer and see if the issue has been fixed.
After all these methods, the issue with battery saver mode in Windows 10 will hopefully be resolved.

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