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How to choose when Windows 11 turns off your screen

Thanks to Windows 11, you can save power, extend your laptop battery life, and extend the life of your monitor if you configure your monitor or monitor to turn off automatically after a certain amount of time. Here’s how to set it up.

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First, launch the Settings app by pressing Windows + i on the keyboard. Or right-click the button “Start” and select “SettingsOn the menu.

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In settings, select “the systemin the sidebar, then click “Power and Battery”.

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In the Power and Battery options, tap Screen and Silence To expand the section if necessary.

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will reveal a menu Screen and Silence Two to four options, depending on the type of computer you have. If you’re using a battery-powered tablet or laptop, you’ll see four options. If you are using a desktop computer, you will see only two options.

To set how long the screen takes to turn off (if your computer is inactive), click the drop-down menu next to “Battery power operation , turn off screen after” and select a period of time, such as “5 minutes. “

Likewise, use the drop-down menu called “When plugged in, turn off the screen after” to choose when to turn off the screen when your computer is connected to a stable power source. If you never want the screen to turn off, select “never.

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On the same page, you can also configure your computer to sleep after a certain amount of time as well, if you wish. Sleep is a special low power state in which the computer stops running tasks but can be resumed quickly when needed.

When done, close Settings. From now on, when your computer remains idle for the entire period of time you selected, your monitor or screen will turn off automatically. To turn it back on, move the mouse, tap your screen, or press a key like the space bar.

Also, if you’d like to keep your screen on while preventing burn-in on a CRT or plasma screen, you can set up a screen saver instead. Good luck and God bless you!

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