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WINDOWS 11: TROUBLESHOOTING SLEEP ISSUES?

Putting your computer to sleep is an awesome way to save the device’s energy when it is not in use. As soon as this feature is activated, the documents/applications running on your computer will be moved to the computer’s Random Access Memory (RAM). Most Operating System versions, including Windows 11, come with the “sleep” feature. However, some users have reported that the sleep feature is not working properly on their computers. The below section will guide you in troubleshooting sleep issues in Windows 11.

WINDOWS 11: TROUBLESHOOTING SLEEP ISSUES

QUICK TROUBLESHOOTING TIPS TO FIX SLEEP ISSUES IN WINDOWS 11

Before performing the advanced methods, check whether the sleep feature is enabled on your computer. If not, enable it.

  • Click on the Search field on your Windows 11 computer’s taskbar.
  • Type Settings.
  • Now, from the suggestions list, select the Settings application correctly.
  • Go to the System section.
  • Select Power Options.
  • Locate the Screen and sleep option and click the drop-down menu beside it.
  • Now, if the Sleep feature is disabled, you can find the None option selected in the “When plugged in, turn off my screen after” and “When plugged in, put my device to sleep after” drop-down menus.
  • Select the specific time from the drop-down menus to put the screen to sleep and click Save.
  • Close the Settings window and check whether the sleep mode is working. If not, try the advanced methods given below to fix it.

ADVANCED TROUBLESHOOTING METHODS TO FIX THE SLEEP ISSUES IN WINDOWS 11

Method 1: Modifying the Power Plan settings

  • Open Control Panel.
  • Select Hardware and Sound > Power Options > Edit Plan Settings.
  • Now, from the “Put the computer to sleep” drop-down menu, select the desired time during which you wish to put the computer to sleep.
  • Save the settings and close the screen.

Method 2: Turn off “Hybrid Mode”

  • Select the Hardware and Sound option in the Control Panel window.
  • Click Power Options.
  • Locate the Preferred Plan you wish to use and click the Change Plan settings command line beside it.
  • Select the Change advanced power settings option.
  • Now, the dialog box titled “Power Options” will open.
  • Go to the Advanced Settings section.
  • Expand the Sleep section followed by the Allow hybrid sleep sub-section.
  • Select the Off option from the Settings drop-down menu.
  • Similarly, expand the Multimedia settings section followed by When sharing media.
  • From the Settings drop-down menu, select the Allow the computer to sleep option.
  • Finally, click Apply > OK.

If the above troubleshooting procedures don’t fix the sleep problems in Windows 11, try the next method.

Method 3: Turn off “wake timers”/p>

  • On the Hardware and Sound screen, click on Power Options.
  • Under the section “Choose or customize a power plan,” select the preferred plan.
  • Click the Change plan settings command line beside the selected plan.
  • Select Change advanced power settings.
  • In the Power Options dialog box, expand Sleep > Allow wake timers.
  • From the Settings drop-down menu, select Disable.
  • Click Apply > OK.

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