How Do I Change the Power Saver Setting on a Toshiba Laptop?

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How Do I Change the Power Saver Setting on a Toshiba Laptop?
Using a Power Saver power plan with your Toshiba laptop can improve overall battery performance. (battery image by javarman from Fotolia.com)

Windows power plans allow users to change their power settings to switch functionality of the laptop's lid and power buttons whether it's on battery power or plugged into an electrical socket. In addition to controlling the battery power, power plans can control screen brightness. A popular plan for mobile Toshiba laptop users is the Power Saver power plan, which helps users get the most of their laptop when it is on battery power.

Skill level:
Easy

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Locate and click the battery icon on the right side of your Toshiba laptop's taskbar.

  2. 2

    Click "More Power Options" in the pop-up window.

  3. 3

    Locate the "Power Saver" power plan and click the "Change Plan Settings" link located to the right of the plan name.

  4. 4

    Click "Save Changes" to save your new configuration.

Tips and warnings

  • If the battery icon is not visible in the taskbar, you can access the power settings through your computer's control panel. Click the "Start" button and select "Control Panel." Click "Hardware and Sound" followed by "Power Options" to access your Toshiba's power plans.

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