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How Do I Change Video Playback and Battery Options in Windows 10 to Save Laptop’s Battery Life

Windows 10 allows you to adjust laptop’s battery options and video playback settings to conserve battery life. Here’s the steps for how to adjust it.

Step 1: Click Windows icon to open Windows 10 Start Menu.

Step 2: Choose Settings > Apps.

Windows 10 Apps Settings

Step 3: Click Video Playback and you’ll see a button beneath the text Automatically process video to enhance it. Click the button to turn this feature off.

Disable Automatically process video to enhance it

Step 4: Under the Battery options section, choose Optimize for battery life.

Optimize for battery life

Step 5: Check the box next to I prefer video to play at a lower resolution when on battery.

check I prefer video to play at a lower resolution when on battery

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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