How to Shutdown Windows 10 PC using Power Button

There are so many options windows gives you to shutdown or restart your computer. You can also learn top 10 quick ways to Shutdown your PC on Windows 7, 8 or 10.

This article will cover step by step guide to shutdown Windows 10 PC using Power Button.

How to Shutdown Windows 10 PC using Power Button

You can shutdown your computer by pressing Power button on your laptop. To do this, you need to re-program your laptops power button. Let's start the guide.

STEP-1: Click on search option, type Power Options/Power Option in search box. Then click on Power Options in the search results that appear.


Press Window + R to open RUN command window, type control panel then click on Power Options.

Shutdown your PC using Power Options - Search Box

STEP-2: Click on Change plan settings option under Balanced (recommended) plan.

Balanced Plan Power Options

STEP-3: This balanced plan shows the best utilization of battery to increase the battery life and save power. Now click on Change advanced power settings to re-program power button.

Advanced Power Settings in Power Options

STEP-4: You will see the following screen, now scroll down and collapse Power button and lid option then Power button action. Change plugged in settings to Shut down to activate shut down feature on power button.

How to Shutdown laptop using Power Button

Here you can see, previous setting was Sleep and now we have changed it to Shutdown. It means if you press Power button before implementation then your laptop goes into sleep mode, now it will become Shutdown.

Power options is really helpful feature to save battery life and energy. Most of IT people use this option to save batteries life and energy. What settings you have done in your computer? Write in comment section and we will work together to make this article more useful for everyone.

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