How to Add Hibernate to Windows 10 Power Menu

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

Windows 10 Power menu in Start Menu
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If you wish, you can add Hibernate to the Power menu at any time you want.

In this post, we’ll see the steps to do this task. Let’s get started.

Add Hibernate to Windows 10 Power Menu

Press Windows key + R, and it will open Run Command Box.

Within that, type “powercfg.cpl” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter” key. Now, you can see “Power Options.”

In the left sidebar, click on “Choose what the power buttons do.”

Now, click on “Change settings that are currently unavailable” link at the top.

Change settings that are currently unavailable link
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Find and enable “Hibernate” option.

Selected Hibernate option
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Click on “Save changes” button at the bottom.

That’s all. Now, you can see the “Hibernate” option in Windows 10 Power menu in the Start menu.

Windows 10 Power menu with Hibernate option
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Not only it adds Hibernate to Power menu in the Start menu, but it also adds Hibernate to Power menu shown in “Sign in” screen and “Windows Security” screen. Also, it adds the Hibernate option to “Shut Down Windows” popup and “Shut down or sign out” option in Power User menu.

In case, if you want to remove Hibernate from Power menu in the future, then follow the below steps:

Go to “Power Options” using the above steps.

Click on Choose what the power buttons do > Change settings that are currently unavailable.

Find and unselect the “Hibernate” option.

Click on “Save changes” button at the bottom of the screen.

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