How to Open Power Options in Windows 10

You can accomplish this task in several ways. You’ll also learn how to create a Power Options shortcut here. Let’s begin.

Method #1

In the notification area, right-click the “Battery” icon. Select “Power Options.”

Method #2

Using the powercfg.cpl command, you can open Power Options in Windows 10, and you can use this command in the following programs:

  • File Explorer address bar
  • Command Prompt
  • PowerShell

Method #3

Open the Settings app. Click System > Power & sleep.

Note: Hit the “Additional power settings” link to view all the options of Power Options.

Method #4

Double-click “powercfg.cpl” in the System32 folder.

Method #5

Right-click on “Start” and choose “Power Options,” located in the Power User menu between “Mobility Center” and “Event Viewer.”

Note: Hit the “Additional power settings” link to see all the options of Power Options.

Method #6

Go to the Start menu and type power options. Now you’ll see “Power & sleep settings.” Click it.

Note: To see all the options of Power Options, hit the “Additional power settings” link.

Method #7

Open the Control Panel. Click Hardware & Sound > Power Options if you’re in the Category view. Otherwise, click “Power Options.”

Create a Power Options Shortcut in Windows 10

Create a Power Options shortcut on your Windows 10 desktop or File Explorer by following the steps below.

Right-click on the blank area of the desktop or File Explorer.

Hover your mouse over “New” in the context menu.

Hit “Shortcut.”

Type powercfg.cpl in the “Create Shortcut” popup. Click the “Next” button.

If you do not like the shortcut name suggested, give another name.

Click on the “Finish” button.

I hope this guide, “How to Open Power Options in Windows 10,” is helpful to you.

Thanks for reading.

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