How to enable Hibernate option in windows 10

By | September 27, 2018

How to enable Hibernate option in windows 10

Hi, guys in this tutorial I am going to teach you how to enable or disable hibernate option in windows 10. Before enabling or disabling hibernate option in windows 10 first let’s know what hibernate option actually is:

What is Hibernate Option in Windows 10?

Hibernate option is actually an extra feature in windows that are available in Windows 7,8,8.1 and 10. By default, this option is enabled in windows 7 but in windows 10 it is by default disabled. If you want to know how to enable it so read this full tutorial to know the complete procedure.

What is the Use of Hibernate option in Windows 10?

Hibernate option is a feature of windows that enable you to shut down your computer properly without losing your unsaved files.

If you hibernate your computer, your unsaved files will not be deleted.

What is the difference between hibernate and shut down?

Hibernate Option:

When you hibernate your computer, all of your unsaved data remained safe. But your computer remained properly shutdown. You can carry your laptop anywhere you want.

When you have opened a lot of files folder and you want not to lose your work and want to continue your work then this option will help you a lot.

When tomorrow you open your laptop, all of your work will resume from a previous day.


I recommend you to shut down your pc after a few days when you haven’t shut down. Because constantly hibernating your computer will slow down your computer because lot’s of data remaining in your flash memory, Ram.

Turn Off or Shut Down:

When you turn off or simply shut down your computer it will delete all of your unsaved work.

You will not resume your unsaved work.

One benefit of shut down is that it will delete temporary files from your Ram on properly shut down.

Steps to enable Hibernate mode in Windows 10:

1.Right-click anywhere in Desktop

2. Click on Display Setting.

3. Click on power and Power and Sleep

4. On the right side of your laptop screen under Related setting click on  Additional Power Settings.

5. On the right side of your laptop screen click on chose what the power button does.

6. Then Click on Change settings that are currently unavailable.

7. It will enable the hibernate option.

8. Just check on hibernate option.

9. Click on apply changes.

If you still have a problem then watch a video below.

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