Choose What Closing the Lid of your Laptop Does (Windows 10)

You can change the behavior of Windows when you close the lid of your laptop

Prerequisites: N/A

Difficulty Level: Member • Nerd • Platypus

Estimated Time: 3 minutes

Expected Outcome: Your laptop should have a new behavior when you close the lid

Tools Required: A laptop PC running Windows 10

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Steps to Perform 

  1. Right click on the battery icon on the taskbar
    1. Click Power Options
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    2. Click Choose what closing the lid does
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    3. Select what you want your computer to do when you close the lid while on battery, while charging, or both
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      Once you close this window, the changes will take effect.