How to Add or Remove “Lid Close Action” from Power Options in Windows 11, 10, 8, and 7?

This feature lets you choose what will happen when you close your computer’s Lid. You can also make changes to these settings from Power Options. You can perform the following actions with the help of this feature Like Sleep, do nothing, hibernate, and shut down.

Some Windows 11 users are having difficulties finding this feature. We will guide you on how you can add or remove “Lid close action” settings under power options for Windows 11, 10, 8, and 7 in this risewindows article.

The below-mentioned steps will not affect the “When I close the lid” settings in the Power options > Choose what the power buttons do.

System-Settings

This option will change only the “Power options” Control panel items. Below is an example:

Lid-close-action-available

Power-Options-Lid-close-action-missing

How to Add or Remove “Lid Close Action” from Power Options in Windows 11, 10, 8, and 7?

Use the following steps to add or remove “Lid Close Action” from Power Options in Windows 11, 10, 8, and 7:

Step 1: You must log in to your Windows computer with an Administrative account.

Step 2: After that, Open Command Prompt with Administrative privileges.

Step 3: Then, copy and paste the following command line in the Command Prompt, and press Enter to restore the default option “Lid Close Action” in Windows Power Options:-

REG ADD HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlPowerPowerSettings4f971e89-eebd-4455-a8de-9e59040e73475ca83367-6e45-459f-a27b-476b1d01c936 /v Attributes /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

After this step, Windows will restore the default option “Lid Close Action” in Control Panel Power Options.

And if you do not want this option on Power Options in Control Panel, then copy and paste the below-given command line into the Command Prompt and then hit Enter from the keyboard to execute the command:

powercfg -attributes SUB_BUTTONS 5ca83367-6e45-459f-a27b-476b1d01c936 +ATTRIB_HIDE

Remove-option-When-I-close-the-lid

That’s all. You will find that Windows will remove “Lid Close Action” from Power Options.

All the best.

Also Read: What is power Automate in Windows 11?

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