How to enable/disable hibernate and sleep in Windows 7/8/8.1/10

Hibernate Option is actually hidden in windows 8, we can easily unhide it and enable it. Just follow the below simple steps to enable hibernate in Windows 8

Step 1: Press Win+R and type “powercfg.cpl”.

Step 2: Now from the Left Pane, click on choose what the power button do.Choose-what-the-power-button-do.jpgStep 3: Then on Next Screen Click on Change Settings that are currently Unavailable.

Step 4:  Now Scroll Down to “Shutdown Settings” Section, and Check Hibernate box to Enable it and Click on Save Changes.

Hibernate-option;

Step 5: Everything is done, now next time whenever you need to Hibernate your PC, just Move your Mouse pointer to right corner of your screen to Show up Charm screen, Click on Setting> Power. (This step is only for Windows 8 and 8.1)

hibernate-option-added.jpg

For CUI lovers:-

Disable, enable customize, the sleep via cmd.exe command powercfg!

Please start the cmd.exe in admin mode [Windows-logo+X]!

  1. * Enable Hibernate in Windows 8 and 8.1
    In the command prompt type: powercfg -h on
  2. * Disable Hibernate in Windows 8 and 8.1
    In the command prompt type: powercfg -h off

You will notice Hibernate Option added there. So in this Tutorial we saw how to Enable and disable Hibernate in Windows, Comment below if  this trick helped you.

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