How to Add Hibernate to Windows 10 Power Menu

By default, Windows 10 Power menu doesn’t have a Hibernate option, and it only has Shut downRestart and Sleep.

Windows 10 Power menu in Start Menu

However, if you wish, you can add it and here’s how:


  1. Open Power Options.
  2. In the left sidebar, click on Choose what the power buttons do.
  3. Now, click on Change settings that are currently unavailable link at the top.
  4. Select the Hibernate option.
  5. Click on the Save changes button at the bottom.
Windows 10 Power menu with Hibernate option

Not only it adds Hibernate to Power menu in the Start menu, but it also adds Hibernate to Power menu shown in the Sign-in screen and Windows Security screen. Also, it adds the Hibernate to Shut Down Windows pop-up and Shut down or sign out option in the Power user menu.

If you want to remove Hibernate from the Power menu, then follow the above steps and instead of checking, uncheck the Hibernate option.