How to Set the Hibernation Time on Windows 11 or 10?

Hibernate mode is a unique state that makes your computer energy-saving and keeps everything you do intact. When you instruct your computer to hibernate, then it will save the current state of your computer, including opened programs, files, and so on, to a file called hiberfil. Sys on your hard drive. Then it will shut down your computer. Using a battery-powered device such as a laptop will keep draining your battery to maintain RAM, but your entire desktop will restore almost instantly when you wake it up again.

When you turn on your computer again, it will start up very quickly, and Windows 11 will restore the previously saved data, allowing you to continue working from where you left off. Hibernate mode of Windows 11 is not in the default power menu, but in this risewindows article, we will guide you on how to set Hibernation time on 11 or 10. Hibernate mode is safer than Sleep mode; in the event of a power failure, you won’t lose your work. In Hibernation mode, all the opened windows and apps will save to a file on your computer’s hard drive or SSD, which does not require power to maintain, and then the computer is shut down completely.

How do you specify when to start Hibernate Mode on Windows 11 or 10?

If it is enabled on your computer, you can manually put your PC in Hibernate mode by clicking on Start > Shutdown and selecting Hibernate option. You can also set your computer to go into Hibernate mode automatically after a certain period of inactivity.

To set a time to automatically enter into Hibernate mode in Windows 11 or 10, use these steps:-

Step 1. First, open Control Panel.

For that, click the Start button on the taskbar and then type Control panel. In the search results, click the Control Panel to open it.

Step 2. Now, when Control Panel appears on your PC, ensure “View by” is set to Category and then click the System and Security category.

Step 3. Then, click on the Power Options on the following screen.

Step 4. After that, on the right pane, beside the current power plan, click the Change plan settings link.

Step 5. Next, on the Edit Plan Settings window, click on the [/keybt]Change advanced power settings[/keybt] option.

Step 6. When you’re done, the “Power Options” window will open. Here, expand Sleep > Hibernate after by clicking the Plus sign.

Step 7. Then, double-click on the “On battery” and “Plugged in” options one by one and set a new time in minutes (s). Please note that you can choose when the computer is running on battery and when it is plugged in.

Step 8. Here, click the Apply button.

Step 9. Finally, click the OK button.

That’s it for the article.

I hope this post will be informative to you.

Good luck & keep reading, guys.

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