How to Keep your Monitor On when Laptop is Closed on Windows 11 or 10?

If you own a laptop, you may have a habit of closing the laptop lid when you have completed your work, and as a result, your computer goes to sleep. If you’ve connected an external monitor to your laptop as an extended screen, you may notice that your monitor turns off as you close the laptop lid. It may disrupt the work that you’re doing on your computer screen.

If you have faced the same issues and want your computer screen to stay awake even after closing the laptop lid, you may want to read this risewindows article and follow the following instructions.

How to Set an Action when you Close the Laptop Lid?

You need to change the power settings for your Windows 11/10 computer to stop your system from sleeping when you close the lid of your laptop.

Follow the below-given steps to change the power plan for selecting an action when you close the laptop lid:-

Step 1: The first step is to open Control Panel.

Step 2: Click on the Hardware and Sound category.

Step 3: In it, choose the Power Options.

Step 4: Find and click the link Choose what closes the lid in the left sidebar.

Step 5: Now, select the Do nothing option for both “On battery” and “Plugged in” options in the drop-down menu When I close the lid.

Step 6: Lastly, click on the Save changes button.

On a side note, you need to repeat the above steps for all power plans if you have more than one power plan on your PC.

If Do nothing is already selected for the When I close the lid option, and still your laptop goes into sleep mode when you close the lid, you should try to disable hibernation.

use the following steps to turn off your computer quickly:-

Step 1: Open Command Prompt with administrative rights.

Step 2: Type powercfg /hibernate off and then press Enter

 on the keyboard.

When you complete the above steps, hibernation will turn off, and the next time you close the laptop’s lid, it will do nothing, which means it will not go into sleep mode.

There you have it.

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