How to Add Hibernate Mode to the Start Menu on Windows 10

Usually when you Power off the system, the running apps at background or documents get auto-disabled. From the next login, you may not access the programs running in the background as they may require a fresh start. This is where Hibernate Mode proves to be a great utility as this saves unnecessary power consumption at the same time restoring what’s happening on the Windows 10 Machine. 

If you have recently upgraded the OS to a newer Build version, the Hibernate option remains disabled on the Start Screen. However, one can easily add the Hibernate Mode to the Start Menu and use this instead of shutting down the PC. In this post, we guide the necessary steps to add the option to the Start Home. Let’s explore –

Steps to Enable Hibernate Mode on Windows 10 Start Menu

  • Jointly press Win + Q to start the Search bar.
  • Type Control Panel in the text field and click on the well-matching result.
  • On the next screen, select to expand the “Power Options“.
  • Hit “Choose what the power buttons do” link available on the left pane.

Add Hibernate to the Start Menu

  • Subsequently, click Change Settings that are currently unavailable link.
  • On the System settings page, tick the box left of Hibernate Mode.
  • Lastly, hit Save Changes and Restart your PC so as to incorporate the above changes.

Add Hibernate to the Start Menu

That’s it.