How To Stop Your Laptop From Going To Sleep

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You might be wondering what you can do to stop your laptop from going to sleep. Well, we’re here to help.

Even if you own one of the best laptops, chances are that you’ve experienced the annoying habit of your laptop going to sleep when you’re using it for work or other tasks. It is a common problem and occurs on desktop monitors as well.

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From our experience, we could say that it is worse than the laptop screen flickering or the notorious black screen on the laptop. On the whole, it’s disconcerting and you probably want to stop it from happening.

In this article, we will show you how to stop your laptop from going to sleep. Let's get started!

How To Stop The Laptop From Going To Sleep Windows

In fact, it is quite annoying when your laptop goes to sleep while you are watching a movie, playing V Rising or doing some important office work. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to prevent your laptop from going to sleep. Let's explore them.

  • First, check the sleep time of your laptop. To do that:
    • Right-click on your battery icon in the system tray and select Power Options.
    • Click Change plan settings and you will see the display off time when the laptop is running on battery and plugged in.
    • Just increase the time to your liking or just set it to Never to fix the issue.
  • If the above method doesn’t work, the problem seems to be with the driver of your monitor. In that case, you can update the display driver to resolve the issue. To update:
    • Right-click on the Start button and select Device Manager.
    • Expand Monitors and right-click on the item under it.
    • Select Update driver > Search automatically for updated driver software.
    • Windows will attempt to update your monitor driver.
  • After that, try updating the Display adapter. For that:
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  • In the Device Manager menu, expand Display adapter and right-click on the item under it.
  • Select Update driver > Search automatically for updated driver software.
  • Windows will attempt to update your display adapter.

If all else fails, the problem may be with your hardware. If that is the case, you can take your PC to the repair shop for professional help. Replacing the faulty hardware may be the only solution.

How To Stop The Laptop From Going To Sleep Mac

How To Stop Laptop From Going To Sleep

Although this issue is not common in Mac, there are chances that you may encounter it. If you have a Mac, you can use the following methods to stop your laptop from going to sleep:

  • Click on the Apple icon and select System Preferences.
  • Select Energy Saver and click on the Power Adapter tab.
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  • Now, move the slider beside Computer Sleep to Never and un-check Put the hard disk to sleep whenever possible.

Hopefully, this will help you to stop your laptop from going to sleep. If you still face any issues, you can contact the Apple support team for further assistance.